The body raises its temperature to fight the flu. Pain killers tend to return the temperature to 'normal.'
An international research team has taken inspiration from the humble butterfly, mimicking microscopic structures in its wings to develop a new device that could make…
The US Supreme Court has ruled that genes cannot be patented, but there's more to it than that.
Wednesday, 05 June 2013 13:05

This is the end...

Just announced, the largest plant-eating lizard ever to have lived has been named after the original Lizard King, Jim Morrison.
Modelling of Linux package dependencies shows a striking similarity with the evolutionary characteristics of bacterial genomes.
Picture a 77kg robot jellyfish. Picture thousands of them patrolling the world's oceans.
Sunday, 31 March 2013 09:36

A robotic dragonfly

German company Festo has developed a 17-inch remote controlled dragonfly. Cool!
Saturday, 30 March 2013 23:04

Robot swarms: unlocking the hive-mind?

Researchers have developed simple rules to permit elementary robots to interact and cooperate on tasks.
Friday, 01 March 2013 23:37

Will rats form the new hive-mind?

Scientists have constructed an Internet-based brain-to-brain link between a rat in North Carolina and one in Brazil.
Wednesday, 02 January 2013 23:11

Which dinosaur would have tasted best?

Sauropod neck could be a delicacy! When palaeontologists gather around the barbecue, beer in hand, talk will generally turn to thoughts of the best dinosaur…



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