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Top 10 science and tech books for April: how to cook insects and can humans save the Earth?

<b>A Rough Ride to the Future</b><p><b>James Lovelock</b><p>The maverick scientist offers advice on recognising our predicament and how we can prepare for change as a species.<p><b>David Adam</b><p>As a sufferer of OCD himself, Adam challenges us to consider just what is normal in his exploration of mental illness.<p><b>Arnold Van Huis,</b> …

Does germ plasm accelerate evolution?

Scientists have challenged a long held belief about the way certain species of vertebrates evolved. They found that genes evolve more rapidly in …

5 Sky Events This Week: Full Lunar Eclipse and Lord of the Rings

Changing Planet<p><b>This is a big week even for the most amateur of sky-watchers, with a rare full lunar eclipse and Mars getting as close as it ever does to Earth.</b><p><b>Moon shadow play.</b> The moon will appear to be orange-red late Monday night and early Tuesday morning as it undergoes a total eclipse, the …

Moon-Day! Skywatchers Catch a 'Blood Moon' Eclipse and Mars

The first total lunar eclipse in more than two years turned the moon into a cosmic red ball early Tuesday —and there's still more to come.<p>Total lunar eclipses occur when Earth is positioned precisely between the sun and the full moon. Because of the tilt of the moon's orbit, total eclipses don't …

Graphene light detector could put heat vision tech in a contact lens

Thermal imaging has already found its way onto smartphones, but a team of researchers from the University of Michigan (U-M) have gone even further …