Reflecting Nature exhibition print
By Stewart Pringle
It began with the sound of the ocean. Artist Mark Ware was giving a sound workshop at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff, UK, for six children with autism and six...
By Sandrine Ceurstemont
They’ve created a monster! Or at least a coin-sized cyborg stingray made from rat heart cells that can be controlled underwater using light.
Designed by Kevin Kit Parker from Harvard University’s Wyss Institute...
Threat to fish
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By Conor Gearin
THE Mekong river teems with life as it flows to the South China Sea. But the unique species found here are under threat from plans to build hydropower dams along the river. A new...
Designed to make us feel
By Jamais Cascio
An electric buggy’s brakes fail, sending it into the street where it blocks traffic; its owners say that it’s the third time this has happened and they’re going to have to scrap...
By Penny Sarchet
I’m concentrating at my computer when my peace lily lets out a wail. It’s a wavering electric howl that finishes as abruptly as it began. But what does it mean?
Nigel Wallbridge doesn’t know, but he wants to find...
Crystal ice is implicated in a growing number of insufficiently explained crashes
By David Hambling
SHORTLY after leaving Rio de Janeiro on its way to Paris in 2009, Air France flight 447 flew over a band of thunderstorms. It was an...