SMEARING the place you inhabit with faeces is, among people, an act of desperation rarely seen outside the confines of a prison. Some cockroaches, though, do it all the time. Rebeca … read more »
“FOUNDATION”, a novel by Isaac Asimov from the golden age of science fiction, imagines a science called psychohistory which enables its practitioners to predict precisely the behaviour of large groups … read more »
MAPPING American election campaign contributions has developed into an art form. Usually the information is presented by location and amount. But researchers at Northeastern University’s LazerLAB have produced an animated … read more »
The great crime decline continues. No one is sure why.
BY ACCIDENT and by design, human bodies are hard to break into. They are surrounded by defensive walls (the skin, the lining of the gut, the barrier between the bloodstream … read more »
MOST of the travel news this week has been focussed on the bomb threat against New York and Washington and the changes to air travel since the 9/11 attacks. But … read more »
MOHAMMED SAEED HARIB is the creator of “Freej”, the first 3D animation show to come from the Middle East. Since premiering in 2006, the show has gained the region-wide, cross-generational … read more »
PALE, bespectacled and polite, Bekir Berat Ozipek, a young professor at Istanbulâs Commerce University, is no street-fighter. But he was excited by the heady atmosphere he experienced on a recent … read more »