What if it were possible to engineer animals to be as intelligent as us? As Tim Maughan discovers, we may have already started. Human beings have long believed that it is our unique level of intelligence
Are we asking the right questions about pills designed to boost brainpower? Marek Kohn looks at what they can do for us – and what they can’t. “You know how they say that we can only access 20% of our
Having frequent arguments with partners, friends or relatives can increase the risk of death in middle-age, say Danish researchers. Writing in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, they said
Premier League title (horse) race: Can Manchester City see off Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and a potential late surge from
Jose Mourinho says the Premier League is not a three-horse race but between "two horses and a little horse that still needs milk and to learn how to jump". In light of the Chelsea manager's comments, are
Maybe you've seen this, (it's gotten around), but I'm still gobsmacked. Totally amazed. We're in northern Italy looking at the face of the Cingino Dam, and here and there on the vertical stone wall, you'll
If you store your precious photos and documents online, then you may be disturbed to discover the rights you give away, says Tom Chatfield. “The cloud” is one of my least favourite internet neologisms.
We form such strong emotional bonds with machines that people can’t be cruel to them even though they know they are not alive. So should robots have rights? Kate Darling likes to ask you to do terrible