‘Authorisms’ – neologisms coined by authors which have entered the wider language – have been enriching English for centuries. From Shakespeare to Joseph Heller, Paul Dickson selects his favourites I long
35 years later, as older generations retire, China might not have enough citizens to meet its growing workforce demand. Experts now s ay the China is in dire need of a baby boom, and the country has been
Hollywood, friends, and family have perpetuated these 35 science myths for years. But it's time to set the record straight. Is there fire in space? Does tequila really come with a hallucinogenic worm?
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Seven days; lots of science in the news. Here's our roundup of this week's most notable and quotable items. Seven days; lots of science in the news. Here's our roundup of this week's most notable and items:
Disagreements continue over Pluto's planetary status, with a recent debate held at Harvard for scientists to weigh the pros and cons. Pluto is a planet. No, it's not. It depends what you mean by "planet."