How Mike Cassidy of Google's Project Loon wants to get internet airborne. Mike Cassidy works at Google X, the company’s self-described moonshot factory, as the leader of Project Loon. His team’s goal to
It’s a tried and tested technique used by writers and poets, but can psychology explain why first moments after waking can be among our most imaginative? It is 6.06am and I’m typing this in my pyjamas.
Eating popcorn in the cinema may be irritating not just for fellow movie goers, but for advertisers: a group of researchers from Cologne University has concluded that chewing makes us immune to film advertising.
James Lind is celebrated as the man who discovered the cure for scurvy, and as the 'father of the clinical trial'. In 1747 Lind experimented with a dozen sailors suffering from scurvy; put into pairs received
If you have any experience of babies you’d be forgiven for thinking of them as entirely selfish, self-oriented little beasts with scant regard for others. It has long been thought that children are born
The brilliant inventor gets a new statue in Long Island. A new statue of Nikola Tesla now graces New York's Long Island, the latest homage to the celebrated visionary. At the statue's unveiling last week,
The 2013 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to three scientists, all based in the United States, for working out how biological cells organise and transport the many molecules they