Sitting at the kitchen table rolling a ball of Play-Doh, Oliver Campbell is a picture of childhood contentment. At just under two years old he is experimenting with words and is happily peppering his endeavours
Gravitational waves detected in the aftermath of the Big Bang suggest one universe just might not be enough. Bored with your old dimensions—up and down, right and left, and back and forth? So tiresome.
Vicarious, a company that produces artificial-intelligence technology, has closed a fresh $40 million round of funding today that includes a handful of notable investors like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg,
A new study finds that human noses can smell over a trillion different odor mixtures. Our noses are better at distinguishing smells than we ever knew. A lot better. In fact, we may be able to detect as
Donald Braben and others ask for suggestions on how to support and encourage "maverick" scientists to pursue open-ended research (Letters, 19 March). One way is to encourage scientists to move from one
Soon, they'll be eating out of the palm of your hand. We like to think of ourselves as rational beings, but there are many ways we can be subconsciously influenced. At least, that’s the premise of ABC’s
Stephan Drake was halfway down a backcountry ski run in Alaska last March, filming with Sweetgrass Productions and Patagonia, when he aired over a steep spine onto an unexpected wind crust. The snow grabbed
Richard Branson left school at the age of 16 and set up Student Magazine with one of his friends. He went on to start Virgin Records in the 1970s and is the founder of the Virgin Group. In the 1980s he