Big Mofo Tortoises Boss the Galapagos

A population of endangered giant tortoises, which once dwindled to just over a dozen, has recovered on the Galapagos island of Español...

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Dave Lombardo (Slayer, PHILM) : Interview [Part 2]

My maximum beats per minute is between 200 and 210bpm, anything past that I feel doesn’t carry any feeling....

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I Am Glacier, Hear Me Sing

Individual icequakes at the glacier base can exhibit harmonic properties....

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Trick or Treat! A Celebration of Samhain

It is the festival of Samhain from whence our contemporary experience of Hallowe'en stems...

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Text Messages to Combat Malaria

Text message reminders to take malaria medication can help fight the disease by boosting the rates at which patients complete their medication regimen...

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Raging Speedhorn : Interview

Just the fact that so many people are so into us being back is awesome! Considering we're a shitty underground band from Corby, it's pretty amazing that so many people still care....

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Population Growth and Sustainability. Compatible?

Efforts towards sustainability would be directed more productively towards reducing our impact as much as possible through technological and social innovation...

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Trojan Horse : World Turned Upside Down

Unlike lesser bands who attempt derivative pastiches of the sounds of 70s progressive rock or 80s post-punk, Trojan Horse actually capture the spirit of the things...

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Global Hypercheese : Real-Time Neurochemical Readouts

Scientists have created cells with fluorescent dyes that change color in response to specific neurochemicals....

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Max Richter : Royal Albert Hall [Live]

The final word is this was a truly historic evening for music, and Vivaldi’s reputation to wow audiences shines undimmed. ...

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Trips Down Memory Lane Improve Brain Function

Neuroscientists suggest that practising on less concentrated mental tasks leads to better performance on complex thought processes ...

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Loitered Lens : Lux Lisbon

Photos of Lux Lisbon live in concert...

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What Have the Romans done for Our Teeth?

The Roman-British population from c. 200-400 AD appears to have had far less gum disease than we have today...

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We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Passes! Africa by Bike

The longer I'm on the bike, the more existential the ride seems to get....

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Key to Eternal Youth Remains Unfound

'We cannot conclude that the degree of free radical release determines lifespan'...

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Dave Lombardo (Slayer, PHILM) : Interview

There is a time in the song where the drummer should let loose a little bit but then there are times when he should let the other members shine...

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Small Hikers make Short Stuff of Heavy Loads

Overall strength of an individual does not determine how heavy a backpack a person can comfortably carry...

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Damnation Festival : Preview

Damnation have assembled themselves a blistering lineup for this year’s event, held on Saturday 1st November at Leeds Student Union...

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Biggest Ever Tractor Beam Unveiled

The ANU tractor beam relies on the energy of the laser heating up the particles and the air around them. ...

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Richard Dawkins to Guest on Heavy Metal Song

Band reveals the famed evolutionary biologist and atheist writer/leader Richard Dawkins as a guest on their eighth studio album....

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Uneri : Fluvial Benevolence of Womanity

Art's ever-disputed purpose chokes, regurgitates and, eventually, masticates the fabric of society to emulsified pap, thus palatable to the prolish hordes....

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Women and the Fat Brain

male and female brains respond in remarkably different ways to high-fat meals...

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Reflections on Gamergate

There are valid points about censorship and freedom of expression to be made, but this fatally-tainted hashtag isn't an appropriate vehicle for it....

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Viagra for Heart Disease

Viagra could be used as a safe treatment for heart disease...

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HHY & The Macumbas – Throat Permission Cut

This collaboration, the first Macumbas vinyl release, is based around electric bass, brass, percussion and electronics....

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Weirdo Fossils are Our Cousins

Some of the world's most bizarre fossils have been identified as distant relatives of humans...

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Loitered Lens : UK Subs

Photos of the UK Subs at the Watford Punk Collective....

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Non-Hopping Giant Kangaroos

Now extinct giant kangaroos most likely could not hop and used a more rigid body posture to move their hindlimbs...

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The stone cold truth (The Graveltones)

'not that our music is really ‘saying anything’, but lyrics have to have something in there that connects with people'. The Graveltones talk to Trebuchet...

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High Risks and Have a Go Heroes

People who risk their lives to save strangers may do so without deliberation...

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