Privatising Child Protection

Protection of vulnerable children is not possible if those delivering the services are not obliged to follow established rules....

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Ah Feels it In Me Bones: How Whales Hear

Bone conduction is likely the predominant mechanism for hearing in fin whales and other baleen whales...

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The Male Gaze is a Fact (but there’s a catch)

Women were viewed more frequently and for longer periods of time - even when their photos were blended in groups of both genders ...

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Pretty Vicious

Pretty Vicious: four disaffected indie teenagers eager to put their hormone-fuelled stain on the music scene...

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(When) Do You Feel Lucky?

People are more likely to turn to superstitions to achieve a performance goal versus a learning goal....

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Sometimes you have doubts and delusions and you go off the path a bit [Youth]

artin “Youth” Glover, known by many as the bassist and founding member of the influential Post-Punk band Killing Joke,  is also known as one of the world’s top record producers. Norman B...

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Un-boiling Eggs. Finally Some USEFUL Science!

"Yes, we have invented a way to unboil a hen egg,"...

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On Working at Barnes and Noble

“You want to be a writer,” Kelly said. “Why don’t you work at Barnes & Noble?” “I wear clothes, too. Maybe I should get a job in a sweatshop.”...

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Learning Lessons From Scorpions

Scorpions can teach us a lot about the benefits of prolonging nerve impulses....

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I’m not particularly interested in redoing old films (Colin Vaines)

olin Vaines: writer, educator, film producer, cigar smoker and bon vivant is a busy man and his inscrutable demeanour contains an Old Media mix of interest, arch humour, confidence, and unsettling...

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Umami Could Make You THIN!

Kokumi substances could improve the flavour of low-fat foods....

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Napalm Death : Apex Predator – Easy Meat

The visceral fury of punk with the dexterity and precision of metal...

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Sporting or Marital, Which Cheat is Worse?

When fans and consumers can separate an athlete's immoral behavior from their athletic performance, they're much more forgiving. ...

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Loitered Lens : Diagrams

Diagrams live at the Lexington...

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The Painkillers Which Could Damage Your Unborn Child

Opioid-based medications such as codeine, oxycodone, hydrocodone, or morphine may increase the risk for serious birth defects...

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Lesotho Breaks, Lesotho Mends. Africa by Bike

'The longer that I’m on the bike, the more it becomes an extension of myself' ...

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So Why Do These Tears Fall at Night? The Sad Side of Success

Consumers who use products to boost their sense of self-worth tend to dwell on their shortcomings ...

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The Marigold : Kanaval

An intersection between prog, drone, cinematic noise and the cathartic gospel...

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Digging for Drugs

Uncultured bacteria from the environment could provide a dazzling array of new molecules, many of which could become new medicines...

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Chris Spedding : Joyland

Featuring partial reunions of King Mob, with cameos from Johnny Marr and Ian McShane, Joyland is greasy, elemental rock par excellence....

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Walking Wins for Health and Happiness

Walkers experienced improvements in lung power, overall physical functioning, and general fitness, and were less depressed....

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Every myth is a memory, formed through complex layers of tellings through time.

OE: Orpheus and Euridice: For the next half an hour music and poetry weaved in and out of each other in a richly discursive mesh of words and sounds, sometimes obscuring and at other times refining...

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Solefald : World Metal. Kosmopolis Sud

To say that they're referencing Dadaism or Situationism wouldn't be a cop out, but it wouldn't tell you anything either, and that is the danger of this record....

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Now You Don’t See It, Now You Do! Reactions to Restored Sight

Recent scientific advances have meant that eyesight can be partially restored to those who previously would have been blind for life....

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Notes on a Dog

“Get rid of the dog”, she said. “Or get rid of me.”...

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Drug Levels Spike in Rivers Near Festivals

Concentrations of ketamine (a controlled substance), caffeine, acetaminophen and other contaminants increased in rivers near the festival...

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Loitered Lens : Kreator

No frills full-on hardcore metal. Photos of Kreator at the HMV Forum, London...

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Towards An Electronic Nose

Scientists develop a new generation of biosensors with an acute ability to sniff out problems. ...

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Arboretum : Royal West of England Academy

Fittingly, many of the paintings also included in this show are left raw and unframed, exposed to the elements – and artistic scrutiny....

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Lifesaving Nano-Tattoo Monitors Bloodsugar

This first-ever example of the flexible, easy-to-wear device could be a promising step forward in noninvasive glucose testing...

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