My book, 50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know, is out now, and is available at a discount price from Amazon and the Guardian bookshop. (And here's a lovely review by Vaughan Bell, who calls it
This is the first time anybody has tried to quantify the beautifying effects of these procedures. Do you get a refund if the product doesn't work as desired? A new study has found that those who get aesthetic
Driverless cars will soon be rolling across the UK's public roadways, thanks to a government decision to permit tests by the end of 2013, reports BBC News. A report from the country’s Department of Transport
“This is my time.” That attitude will kill a speech every time. You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents
Coastal habitats like reefs and marshes protect people from natural disasters—in the right locations. Real estate is all about location, and coastal reefs and wetlands now look like especially attractive
Just take the Krebs Cycle train to the Carbon transfer! We've seen metabolism maps before, but never one quite so simple to read as this one, designed by Richard Wheeler, an illustrator and Oxford postdoc
Don't worry, you'll have time to post your goodbye selfies to Facebook. If you put a steamy cup of coffee in the refrigerator, it wouldn't immediately turn cold. Likewise, if the sun simply "turned off"
George Zimmerman (Reuters/Gary W. Green) Let’s get real July 14, 2013 3:54am (UTC) Because it happened in America, the trial of George Zimmerman for shooting and killing Trayvon Martin was all about race.
Efforts to improve the quality of our air could be causing more hurricanes as a sideeffect, according to a new study. Researchers from the Met Office established a direct link between levels of industrial
According to PayScale's "Underemployment In America" report released on Tuesday, graduates who studied business management and administration were 8.2 times more likely to be underemployed compared to