Evidence found of Stone Age wheat trade

Diving at Bouldner Cliff
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Archeologists discover traces of primitive variety off Isle of Wight

US and Asian groups grab European patents

Majority of filings come from companies outside the continent

Hackers take down Lenovo website

Attack follows revelation of security vulnerability on laptops

UK urges change to EU rules for GM crops

Commons group says some genetically modified plants are necessary

Daimler welcomes Apple into car market

Tech group’s entry shows industry has ‘major growth potential’

Clinton warns tech world going backwards

Prospective presidential candidate flags ‘real human cost’ in Silicon Valley

Jeremy Farrar at his home in Oxford
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UK allows three-parent babies

First country to approve mitochondrial replacement IVF procedure

An employee assembles a ASML NXT1970Ci photolithography machine at the ASML factory in Veldhoven, Netherlands

ASML: a serious market Leader

New technology set to maintain group’s dominance

James Proud, CEO Hello Inc. Sense...James Proud, founder and CEO of Hello Inc., talks about his company's product, Sense, a technological sleeping aid system, at the company's offices in San Francisco, California, Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. Thor Swift for the Financial Times
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Degree skipped, product shipped

James Proud left London for California and created a sleep sensor

©Wolgany Stuppy

Kew pruning spurs ‘reinvigorated’ science

Initiatives include online access to all botanical information

Cash floods late-stage tech amid warnings

Investors warn over inflated valuations

Mobile phone-based mapping of human flows

With better data, the built environment can adapt to us: a living, tailored architecture that is moulded on inhabitants

The 5 issues facing Sanofi’s new chief

Search for Chris Viehbacher’s successor comes to an end

US small-cap stocks return to favour

After a weaker performance in 2014 valuations are attractive

Rolls’s goodwill challenge

Group could take it cue from GSK’s bribery scandal in China

Chinese innovation: BGI’s code for success

DNA company’s fortunes hint at new model for nation’s tech industry

Gene editing: into the age of precision

Latest DNA technology boosts clinical outcomes

Automating care: sharp rise in demand

Tech start-ups rush to fill the gap

Crowd funding: biotechs look to gain

Stem cell and Parkinson’s disease research benefits

Carmakers warned on vehicle hack threats

Groups criticised for delays in installing patches for glitches


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