Hossein Madani

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Seven ages of a chef – in pictures

From 20-year-old Georgina Dent, with her cooking career in front of her, to revered 82-year-old pioneer Joyce Molyneux, we photographed seven chefs at seven different stages in their career. The photographs were inspired by Dutch masters and Vermeer's masterpiece Girl with a Pearl Earring. <br>• Read …

Second world war in Google Street View

Nazis march through Paris, London weathers the blitz and Hiroshima faces devastation as our Street View specialist Halley Docherty takes us back to the cities of the second world war

Awesome Photos of Batam Ants Doing What They Do Best

Indonesia-based photographer Uda Dennie shot some remarkable images of ants in his native Batam. Using a Canon Kiss X4, Sigma 150mm Macro, a monopod, …

Viewing the Earth From Space

Despite any political differences between the United States and Russia, the space agencies of the two countries continue their cooperative work in Earth's orbit, aboard the International Space Station. Apart from the research being done in microgravity, ISS crew members continue to send back …

Slide Show: Fractured Worlds

In 2010, while strolling through a snowy landscape in Ghent, Belgium, Catherine Nelson, a visual artist based in Sydney, decided that she wanted to capture the feeling of the entire walk in a single image. “I wanted my work to tell a lot of stories, not just one moment, but the passing of time,” …

The first generation of self-driving cars - in pictures

While Google unveils its first prototype driverless car, premium manufacturers race to collaborate with technology companies to produce their own 'robocars'<p>• Self-driving cars face a long and winding road to success

Daniel Nocera: Maverick Inventor of the Artificial Leaf

The hardest part of innovation often comes after you make the discovery, as Nocera learned.<p>As usual, Daniel Nocera came in by the back door.<p>On a rainy night in April, as the trees on the Boston College campus were sending out their first tentative shoots of spring, Nocera arrived (slightly late) as …

This Extreme Close-Up of a Single Droplet of Sea Water May Surprise You

We all know that looking into a microscope reveals a whole world of tiny, miniscule organisms that are invisible to the naked eye. Photographer David …

Urban Farming Yields Fresh Foods, Land Reuse

In backyards and on once-barren city lots, local growers produce crops and livestock.<p>Chickens are coming home to roost in U.S. cities, near pens for goats and hives for bees. In urban yards and on once-vacant lots, planting beds brim with herb plants, pea vines, and the ubiquitous kale.<p>A new wave …