Category: Tech & Science

Online prescribing ‘must get safer’

Image copyright Elaine Gardiner Image caption Debbie (left) with her mum Elaine More deaths could occur unless action is taken to keep people safe when obtaining medications from online health providers, says a UK coroner. Nigel Parsley has written to Health Secretary Matt Hancock highlighting the case of a woman who died after obtaining opiate […]

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The secrets of ‘food porn’ viral videos

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Don’t ask how many calories a gargantuan burger like this contains I’ve just watched a fresh turkey being covered in fragments of cheese-flavoured crisps and then stuffed with what looks like three kilos of cheddar. The video has more than four million views on YouTube. Call it a stunt, […]

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BioShock returns for more gene-enhanced gaming

Image copyright Take Two The publisher of the much-lauded BioShock video games has announced that a new title is in development. Past games dealt with topics including human genetic modification, Ayn Rand’s philosophy of individualism, racism and quantum physics, in sci-fi inspired alternative versions of history. The series’ fate had been in doubt after its […]

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