Jacqueline Michelle Walter

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Dreaming of animals and other warning signs of neurodegeneration

The latest issue of <i>Nature</i> contains an Outlook supplement about the health impacts of poor sleep, including a feature I wrote about the link between …

Cool DIY Dog Beds With a Fancy Twist

They’re furry, four-legged and (generally) friendly. They are as much a part of the family as children or a spouse. So when it comes to designing …

Restless Sun Unleashes Three Huge Flares

<i>Update: A fourth X-class flare, measuring X1.2, peaked at 9:48 p.m. Eastern time on May 14. The flare, accompanied by a coronal mass ejection,</i> …

How Google Is Fighting Sex Trafficking With Big Data

I have a particular interest in sex trafficking. I know that’s a weird thing to say, but it’s because I was first exposed to it during the Cannes …

James Bond fan gives the start of Casino Royale an amazing Lego makeover. Watch it here: http://bit.ly/ZUc1Vi

Queens of Jazz, BBC Four, review

Jake Wallis Simons found BBC Four's Queen of Jazz to be a transformative hour of television.<p>The documentary Queens of Jazz (Friday, BBC Four) must have been an easy piece of telly to make. The subjects – “jazz divas” Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, <b>Nina Simone</b>, Sarah Vaughan and <b>Peggy Lee</b>– were so …

Stephen Hawking accused of hypocrisy over Israel conference boycott

Stephen Hawking's decision to boycott an Israeli conference in protest at the state's 46-year occupation of Palestine was derided as hypocritical by …

Fears of forest elephant slaughter in Central Africa

<b>A heavily armed gang has killed an unknown number of elephants at a world heritage site in the Central African Republic.</b><p>WWF says that ivory poachers were seen using a scientist's observation platform to shoot the animals, which gather there in large numbers.<p>The campaigners say they are extremely …

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Soldiers' faces predict aggression, military rank and number of children

What role has aggression played in human evolution? Can scientists predict who might be more aggressive? And how might increased aggressiveness be …

Age of consent should be lowered to 13 in light of Stuart Hall prosecution, top barrister says

and<p>A senior human rights barrister has called for the age of consent to be lowered to 13 in order to prevent the ‘persecution of old men’ such as …

Huggies Brazil has launched a new app that tweets you to tell you when your baby has wet its nappy. Think that's bad? G2 shortcuts rounds up some of the worst apps ever http://gu.com/p/3fym6

These are the 25 cars from the next four years you should be most excited about—including a new Buick Grand National and a Subaru/Scion roadster. Go on, open the package: http://cardrive.co/6036XU1j

Richard Feynman: Life, the universe and everything

Flowers, music, strip clubs...Richard Feynman's scientific curiosity knew no bounds. Christopher Riley pays tribute to an eccentric genius<p>In these days of frivolous entertainments and frayed attention spans, the people who become famous are not necessarily the brightest stars. One of the biggest …

Evolutionary theory gone wrong

Evolution? It is only a theory, many creationists will tell you.<p>"Only a theory" is meant to be dismissive, yet much of science is based on things …