Benjamin Davies

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Why an all-glass 'iPhone 8' makes sense, and could be more durable than you expect

Feature<p>Not since the discontinuation of the iPhone 4s has Apple sold a handset with an all-glass back, but that's rumored to change this year with …

IPhone 8

It’s official: Everyone hates the iPhone 8 design that just leaked

Apple’s next-generation iPhone 8 is slated to debut this coming September, and it should be released either later that month or sometime soon after.</i> …

Possible sneak preview of 5th Ave redesign would explain the glass cube replacement [Gallery]

When we learned yesterday that Apple seemingly plans to replace the iconic glass cube of the Apple Store at New York’s 5th Avenue, the reason wasn’t clear. However, some architectural models that have just come to light might explain the reason and give us a sneak preview of the new design of the …

At the Bottom of the Sea, Glass Spheres Prepare to Hunt for Mysterious Neutrinos

A year ago, Bertrand Vallage took a submarine to the bottom of the French Mediterranean to fix instruments his team had installed there for a physics …

Nat Geo has the bright idea to renew Genius

Nat Geo is making its first foray into scripted show territory with <i>Genius</i>, an anthology series from Ron Howard and Brian Grazer that will highlight a …

Walter Isaacson

Quantum Cryptography Is Unbreakable. So Is Human Ingenuity

Two basic types of encryption schemes are used on the internet today. One, known as symmetric-key cryptography, follows the same pattern that people …

Cryptography

New LHC Results Hint At New Physics, But Are We Crying Wolf?

Over at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, particles are accelerated to the greatest energies they’ve ever reached in history. In the CMS and ATLAS detectors, new fundamental particles are continuously being searched for, although only the Higgs boson has come through. But in a much lesser-known …

Physics

Naked mole-rats: no oxygen, no problem

When oxygen runs low, mammals like humans and mice have a hard time. Brain cells face an energy shortage and start dying. Not so for the East African …

Biology

Monogamy Could Be Built Into Our Genetics

A new study conducted on mice has alluded to monogamous behaviour as part of DNA.<p>A newly published study in the scientific journal <i>Nature</i> points to the novel concept of monogamous behaviour being encoded in genes. Using two species of mice with differing parental tendencies—the monogamous oldfield …

Biology

Apple promises to stop mining the earth, build all products from recycled materials

Apple has a history of being one of the most environmentally conscious companies, and it’s about to take those efforts a step further. According to Apple’s 2017 Environment Responsibility Report released today, the company’s latest environmental initiative will see it “stop mining the earth …

Earth Day 2017 — Do solar farms feed yaks? — Apple