Mario Grosserz

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Hole in ozone layer is closing and will be 'healed' by 2050, scientists say

The hole in the Antarctic ozone layer is beginning to close, scientists have discovered.<p>Researchers from the University of Leeds and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US, have confirmed the first signs of an increase of ozone, which shields life on Earth from the sun’s harmful …

Antarctica

There's A Mysterious Sound Coming From The Caribbean That's So Loud It Can Be Heard From Space

The "Rossby whistle" is many octaves below the range of human hearing.<p>In what sounds like a plot device from a science fiction movie involving sea monsters and aliens, a strange sound is coming out of the Caribbean Sea that's so loud it can be detected from space.<p>And it's an A-flat.<p>The University …

Caribbean

A Promising Anti-Ageing Drug Is About to Undergo Human Trials For The First Time

It begins...<p>Can we really hope to slow down the ageing process? The compound nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) has shown plenty of promise at …

Questions that could change the world

John Brockman is best described as an impresario of ideas. Technically, he is a literary agent, and a highly successful one. But his fame—and unique …

The Brain

Google DeepMind has developed a ‘big red button’ to stop AIs from causing harm

In the past year alone, Google-owned Deep Mind has made great strides in artificial intelligence. The company has long kept an eye towards safety with the establishment of an ethics board as part of the 2014 acquisition, and now a new paper (via <i>BI</i>) from DeepMind and the University of Oxford …

Artificial Intelligence

Spicy chicken with peanut butter and tomatoes

This Nigerian chicken stew is nutty, spicy and sweet.<p>SERVES<p>Six to eight<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 whole chicken (1.5kg), jointed into 8 pieces<br>• ½ tsp sea salt<br>• ½ tsp fresh ground black pepper<br>• 1 tsp cayenne pepper<br>• 1 tsp ground ginger for the stew<br>• 2 tbsp peanut or vegetable oil<br>• 1 onion, peeled and chopped<br>• 4 garlic cloves, …

Tomatoes

What if Brain Death Could Be Reversed?

A biotechnology company wants to bring the brain dead back to life—literally.<p>Mankind’s fascination with death has seemingly reached an all-time high. …

Game of Thrones

Understanding why some people take their lives – and some don’t

Arthur Sommer Rotenberg was a doctor in Toronto with a promising career. He had a large, loving family and was both studious and athletic, once …

Neuroscience Learns What Buddhism Has Known for Ages: There Is No Constant Self

Proving that science and religion can, in fact, overlap, University of British Columbia researcher Evan Thompson has confirmed the Buddhist teaching …

Consciousness

Oculus Rift will support Macs 'when Apple makes a good computer'

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey has poured water on the idea of his Rift virtual reality headset supporting the Mac by saying that Apple doesn't make any computers powerful enough to run it.<p>"That is up to Apple and if they ever release a good computer we will do it," Luckey tells <i>ShackNews</i> when asked …

What a difference 400 years makes: the London skyline 1616 v 2016 – interactive

Fifty years before the centre of London was destroyed by the Great Fire, Dutch draughtsman Claes Jansz Visscher captured it in his 1616 engraving, View of London – a low-rise cityscape dominated by church spires and steeples.<p>Now the artist Robin Reynolds has updated that classic view for the …

England

The Only Thing Better than Plain Rice Is Crispy Rice

Rice is good. Crispy rice is better.<p>If you've been wondering how to add a thin, golden crust to your fluffy white rice without burning the house down, we've got a secret to tell you: It's way easier than you think.<p>Got a pot of rice that's a couple days old? This method reintroduces moisture and …

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