John Yudkin: the man who tried to warn us about sugar

A British professor's 1972 book about the dangers of sugar is now seen as prophetic. So why did it lead to the end of his career? | Continue reading


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Struggling to feel sympathy when someone dies on Everest (2016)

Some feelgood news from Mount Everest. | Continue reading


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Learn as you sleep: study shows sleepers can learn language from scratch

People can learn a new language in their sleep, a new study suggests. | Continue reading


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Robot thinks for itself from scratch brings forward rise of self-aware machines

The rise of “self-aware” robots has come a major step closer following the invention of a machine capable of thinking for itself from scratch, scientists have said. | Continue reading


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Greener by miles (2007)

Conscientious consumers are being urged to buy locally sourced food in the battle against climate change. But, as Richard Gray discovers, produce from the other side of the world can actually have a smaller carbon footprint. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 1 month ago

False trail linking murdered double agent Sergei Skripal to Christopher Steele

Russian intelligence created a false trail linking the double agent Sergei Skripal to the former MI6 officer behind the Trump dossier before carrying out the Salisbury nerve agent attack, the Telegraph has been told. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 1 month ago

Apocalypse Dau: the most insane film shoot of all time

If a young man in black-rimmed hipster glasses knocked on your door and asked if you’d like to be in his movie, at the very least you would be intrigued. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 1 month ago

Computers fail in courts across England as judges and CPS try to access info

Court computer systems have been failing across England as judges and the Crown Prosecution Service struggle to access vital case information held digitally. | Continue reading


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Uber plans to develop self-driving electric scooters and bicycles

Uber is hiring engineers to develop electric scooters and bicycles which can drive themselves around cities in order to reach customers and charging points. | Continue reading


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Lotus gears up for China factory under Geely

Lotus’s Chinese owner aims to build a plant to produce the British sports cars in the Chinese city of Wuhan as part of a plan to take on the likes of Porsche. | Continue reading


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Theresa May defeated by record margin of 230 MPs

Theresa May has lost the vote on her Brexit Withdrawal Agreement by a record margin of 230 MPs. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 2 months ago

Oxford ends women-only fellowship after it rules that it breaches equality law

Oxford has ended its women-only fellowship after the university’s administrators said it breached equality law. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 2 months ago

Russia plans to tackle US sanctions with Bitcoin investment

Russia is preparing an investment in Bitcoin to replace the US dollar as a reserve currency in a bid to tackle US sanctions, according to a Russian economist with close ties to the Kremlin. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 2 months ago

Elephants are evolving to lose tusks following decades of ivory poaching

It’s a development that would have delighted Darwin. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 2 months ago

Games with Improbable's cloud technology in 'legal limbo' since Unity dispute

British gaming company Improbable has been dealt a blow after a change in the terms of service for the popular Unity game engine effectively blocked the use of its 'SpatialOS' virtual world building technology in upcoming video games. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 2 months ago

London is top European city for tech investment

London has maintained its edge as a leading tech hub in Europe after attracting more venture capital investment than any other region across the continent in 2018, according to latest figures. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 2 months ago

Scientist who genetically edited babies fears he could face death penalty

The Chinese scientist who created the world’s first genetically edited babies is living under armed guard and could face the death penalty, colleagues believe. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 2 months ago

Martian robot will explore the Red Planet with mind of its own

Scientists in the UK have finished testing a Martian robot that will make its own decisions about where it explores when it reaches the planet. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 2 months ago

How the technology used in China's lunar mission could make it a superpower

China’s Chang’e 4 lunar rover has become the first spacecraft to successfully land on the far side of the moon, a key development in Beijing's ambitions to become a major force in space exploration. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 2 months ago

Driverless buses will come before driverless cars. why

As new technologies go, few have been awaited with as much anticipation as the driverless car. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 2 months ago

Gatwick drone investigation: Couple wrongly arrested feel 'completely violated'

The couple wrongly accused of the Gatwick drone chaos have spoken out about their treatment at the hands of Sussex Police, saying they feel "completely violated". | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 2 months ago

The greater your weight, the lower your IQ, say scientists

It is bad for your blood pressure, knocks years off your life and is a strain on your heart. Now scientists have discovered that gaining weight lowers your intelligence. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 2 months ago

Facebook let outside companies read its users' private messages for years

Facebook has been sharing its users' private data with other companies on a scale far beyond what it has publicly admitted, according to leaked internal documents. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 2 months ago

Chinese hackers 'steal missile plans' from US Navy contractors

Classified military information including missile plans have been stolen from contractors working for the US Navy by hackers linked to China, according to reports. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 3 months ago

Uber eyeing UK launch for e-bikes as it plans to hire London-based team

Uber is planning to bring electric bikes to Britain as it seeks to expand beyond its ride-hailing and food delivery services. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 3 months ago

China to become world's AI superpower as Europe hit by brain drain

China is due to become the world's AI research superpower as researchers in Europe are poached up by US technology giants, research has suggested. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 3 months ago

Banks to track suspicious payments with new technology in crackdown on fraud

A new technology will allow banks to track suspicious payments as they move around the world in a crackdown on bank transfer fraud. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 3 months ago

AlphaZero now showing human-like intuition in historical 'turning point' for AI

DeepMind’s artificial intelligence programme AlphaZero is now showing signs of human-like intuition and creativity, in what developers have hailed as ‘turning point’ in history. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 3 months ago

Blood test to detect cancer within just 10 minutes developed by scientists

A blood test can detect cancer within just 10 minutes, scientists have found, raising hopes that hard-to-spot diseases could be picked up early when treatment is most effective. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 3 months ago

Blood test to detect cancer within just 10 minutes developed by scientists

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'Watered down' EU digital tax will spare Amazon and Apple

France and Germany have been criticised for proposing a "watered-down" version of an EU-wide digital tax that would spare the likes of Amazon and Apple. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 3 months ago

Chemotherapy may spread cancer and trigger more aggressive tumors

Chemotherapy could allow cancer to spread, and trigger more aggressive tumours, a new study suggests. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 3 months ago

Facebook's plans to sell user data revealed in email

Facebook considered selling users' data to companies, despite a promise from Mark Zuckerberg never to do so. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 3 months ago

Apple removes over 700 apps from Chinese App Store

Apple has removed hundreds of iPhone apps from its App Store in China, in the company’s latest crackdown in one of its biggest markets. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 3 months ago

Facebook accuses US app developer of deliberately leaking private emails to MPs

Facebook has accused the US businessman at the centre of a row over what it knew about the Cambridge Analytica scandal of deliberately leaking sealed court documents to MPs. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 3 months ago

WhatsApp 'employee number 4' jumps ship in latest high-profile departure

WhatsApp’s chief business officer is leaving the company, the latest executive to flee since the messaging service was bought by Facebook. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 3 months ago

Digital ad duopoly under threat as pressure mounts on Facebook and Google

Facebook and Google's duopoly in the digital advertising market could be under threat, after a number of leading British brands said they were reviewing their relationships with the companies amid mounting pressure to cut ties. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 3 months ago

Amazon begins hiring for top secret new device

Amazon has embarked on a major hiring push for a secretive new device, in a move that will increase speculation the company plans to release a robot for the home. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 4 months ago

The Active Denial System: US army says 'pain ray’ hurts but no lasting damage

The US army says its new 'pain ray’ hurts but does no lasting damage. Its critics would beg to differ. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 4 months ago

Privacy concerns as Google absorbs DeepMind's health division

Privacy advocates have raised concerns about patients’ data after Google said it would take control of its subsidiary DeepMind’s healthcare division. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 4 months ago

Stolen credit card info of ~400,000 British Airways customers on sale for £14.5m

Credit card details stolen from nearly 400,000 customers of British Airways during a cyber-hack on the airline's website in August could have raised up to $19m (£14. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 4 months ago

Virgini Hyperloop One laying off 40 people, including

Virgin Hyperloop One, the high-speed transport company backed by Sir Richard Branson, has laid off dozens of staff including top executives as it fights for its future. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 4 months ago

How Walking to Work Changed My Life

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Self-driving cars could function as moving brothels, academics predict

Brothels could move into self-driving cars, British academics predict. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 4 months ago

US spies killed after Iran and China uncovered CIA messages using Google

Dozens of American spies were killed in Iran and China after a flawed communications service that allowed foreign foes to see what the agents were up to using Google, official sources have claimed. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 4 months ago

Why are Silicon Valley execs banning their kids from using social media?

When Silicon Valley tech journalist and entrepreneur Sarah Lacy became a mother, she invited a couple of fellow new parents to her San Francisco home. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 4 months ago

Belgian research shows we could replace USB sticks with data stored in powder

Belgian researchers have developed a way of storing data in powder form, which they hope will replace less environmentally friendly technology such as USB sticks and avert a data storage crisis. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 4 months ago

Twitter to remove 'like' tool in a bid to improve the quality of debate

Twitter is planning to remove the ability to "like" tweets in a radical move that aims to improve the quality of debate on the social network. | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 4 months ago