New brain imaging research shows that when we expect something to hurt, it does, even if the stimulus isn’t so painful. (read more)
The Battel Hall retable, which survived the fury of 16th-century iconoclasts, bears later scars of graffiti and ‘witch marks’ against evil spirits.
Researchers have documented 104 species of scorpion worldwide, updating the global record of medically significant scorpions, or those whose venom could be alternately gravely harmful or beneficial. (read more)
The British Independent Film Awards have announced a bespoke programme in Training for Unconscious Bias to guide voters in addressing whether subliminal assumptions are impacting their selections. (read more)