Joel Rose counts himself as one of Australia’s biggest Dr Who fans, evening naming his daughter after one of his favourite characters. …read more
Arctic Monkeys are confirmed as one of the headline acts for next year’s T in the Park festival. …read more
The £3.3m sale of Proserpine by Dante Gabriel Rossetti sets a new record for the artist. …read more
People who can accurately remember details of their daily lives going back decades are as susceptible as everyone else to forming fake memories, psychologists and neurobiologists have found.
Are monkeys, like humans, able to ascertain where objects are located without much more than a sideways glance? Quite likely, says the lead author of a new study. The study finds that monkeys are able to localize stimuli they do not perceive.
Neil Innes who wrote the songs for Monty Python and the Holy Grail told BBC News he thinks the reunion will be a great success. Innes is often referred to as “the Seventh Python” …read more
One Direction signed copies of their third autobiography for screaming fans …read more
For nearly as long as astronomers have been able to observe asteroids, a question has gone unanswered: Why do the surfaces of most asteroids appear redder than meteorites — the remnants of asteroids that have crashed to Earth?
One of the most important processes in the life of cells is genome replication. In most organisms genome replication follows a set plan, in which certain regions of the genome replicate before others; alterations in the late replication phases had previously been related to cancer and aging. Now, scientists have, for the first time related this process to evolution of life.
For years, doctors have been divided on how effective annual testing and screenings are for apparently healthy individuals. New research, however, shows that a simple blood test may predict who is at highest risk to develop heart problems – and how long these people may have to live.