"Be careful of reading health books, you might die of a misprint."
—Mark Twain (1835-1910) [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] American author, humorist
- Smartphones pack huge batteries Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:20:59 GMT
- New smartphones from Lenovo and Acer feature much bigger batteries than is the norm for a handset.
- Ellen Pao faces $1m legal bill Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:05:37 GMT
- A woman who challenged an alleged case of sexism in a high-profile Silicon Valley dispute now faces a $1m legal bill unless she agrees not to appeal.
- Rediscovered Bacon portraits unveiled Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:11:17 GMT
- Two self-portraits by Francis Bacon are going on public display for the first time after being rediscovered in a private collection, before being sold.
- Furious 7 stays top of US box office Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:19:45 GMT
- Furious 7 tops the US and Canada's box office for a fourth week, as Avengers: Age of Ultron tops the international chart a week ahead of its US release.
- Nepal quake 'followed historic pattern' Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:14:56 GMT
- Nepal's devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake on Saturday was primed over 80 years ago by its last massive earthquake in 1934, geologists working in the region say.
- Hidden lives of Chernobyl's wildlife Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:05:09 GMT
- Scientists' camera traps offer a snapshot into the secret lives of wildlife inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.
- Mitochondria editing tried in mice Sun, 26 Apr 2015 02:47:59 GMT
- Researchers develop a technique to edit out bits of mitochondrial DNA that could otherwise pass on incurable diseases, a study in mice shows.
- Hope over child malaria vaccine tests Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:01:19 GMT
- Final clinical trials of a malaria vaccine - the first to reach this stage - suggest it could protect one third of children against malaria, according to data published in The Lancet.
- 'Mayweather should retire after fight' Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:01:53 GMT
- Floyd Mayweather should quit after Saturday's super-fight against Manny Pacquiao, according to his father.
- Real best team in world - Hernandez Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:54:33 GMT
- Manchester United's Javier Hernandez says his loan club Real Madrid are the "best team in the world".
- The photographer who captures the horrors of the sea Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:22:39 GMT
- Photographer Juan Medina explains why he has spent the past 20 years following the stories of migrants trying to reach Europe by sea.
- The woman who adopts dead babies Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:20:15 GMT
- Twelve years ago a dead baby was found at Bernarda Gallardo's local rubbish dump - the only way she could give it a proper funeral was to adopt it.
- PM's 'brain fade' over football team Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:44:38 GMT
- David Cameron comes under fire from Twitter users after saying in a speech that he supported West Ham - when he is an Aston Villa fan.
- Belgrade residents in duck protest Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:55:10 GMT
- Protesters in Belgrade adopt a large foam duck as a symbol of their defiance.
- Sudan's Bashir wins a landslide Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:46:05 GMT
- Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, accused of war crimes in Darfur, is re-elected with 94% of the vote, official results say.