"Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books."
—Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) English philosopher, essayist, statesman
- PayPal fined for illegal payments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:34:53 GMT
- PayPal agrees a £5.1m payout over allegations it allowed payments from accounts deemed enemies of the state by the US government.
- Tinder prank 'tricked flirting men' Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:25:36 GMT
- After a series of men on Tinder were reportedly tricked into flirting with each other, an expert attacks the app's security.
- Fifty Shades director quits sequels Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:17:51 GMT
- Sam Taylor-Johnson, the director of adult drama Fifty Shades of Grey, will not direct its planned two sequels.
- Breaking Bad to get full UK TV run Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:09:30 GMT
- Cult US drama Breaking Bad is to be broadcast in full on UK terrestrial television for the first time.
- Drones bounce back from collisions Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:58:10 GMT
- Researchers in the US copy bird and bat wings to build a drone that can rebound and recover from mid-air collisions.
- River health revealed in 'shocking' figures Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:47:24 GMT
- Just 17% of England's rivers are judged to be in good health, according to "shocking" figures
- First Europe non-beating heart swap Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:38:39 GMT
- Surgeons in Cambridgeshire perform the first heart transplant in Europe using a non-beating heart.
- DNA of 'an entire nation' assessed Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:54:24 GMT
- The genetic code of "an entire nation" has effectively been deduced, say researchers in Iceland.
- France 1-3 Brazil Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:13:31 GMT
- Brazil record their seventh win since their 2014 World Cup humiliation as they come from behind to beat France in Paris.
- Australia beat India to reach final Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:22:36 GMT
- Australia power into the Cricket World Cup final with a 95-run victory over defending champions India in Sydney.
- The beast of the Danube Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:46:19 GMT
- The Danube salmon's last hunting grounds in Europe can be found in the Balkans - but a rash of dam-building poses a risk to its habitat.
- The men who uncovered Assyria Sun, 22 Mar 2015 00:41:43 GMT
- Islamic State is destroying ancient cities excavated by three remarkable men in the middle of the 19th Century - among them the first Iraqi archaeologist.
- Bulgaria buskers 'must be qualified' Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:39:43 GMT
- Bulgaria's second city decides buskers must have a formal music qualification to play in the city's central areas.
- Cannabis farm found in Palermo sewer Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:11:39 GMT
- Police in the Italian city of Palermo find a cannabis farm in a sewer system beneath a residential street.
- US issues Uganda attack warning Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:15:39 GMT
- The US embassy in Uganda warns that Westerners - including Americans - may be targeted for terror attacks in the capital, Kampala.