S u m m a r y : Sea level rise is not keeping a steady rate: rather, it is accelerating a little every year, says a new study published in PNAS. Rate of Sea Level Rise Increasing Global sea level rise has remained a huge problem for decades now, and it might be worse
S u m m a r y : A single piece of proteins, amino acid asparagine found in a number of food sources such as asparagus, might be holding the solution for the prevention of breast cancer, suggests a new study published in the journal Nature. Protein Building Blocks in Asparagus Amino acids are the
S u m m a r y : The face of Britain’s oldest complete skeleton has been revealed: the individual had blue eyes with dark skin and hair. Meet Cheddar Man, the First British Britain’s oldest complete skeleton, dating back to around 10,000 years ago and nicknamed ‘Cheddar Man’, now has a face thanks to
S u m m a r y : A computer reading brain activity can find out about the particular song to which a person is listening. The new mind-reading study has been published in the journal Scientific Reports. A Computer Capable of Telepathy A telepathic computer sounds like something from your usual sci-fi stories, but
S u m m a r y : New Egyptian dino named Mansourasaurus shahinae helps us connect the two continents, Africa and Europe. The findings are published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution. An Egyptian, Saharan Dinosaur Creatures (and events) of the past have left behind fossil ‘breadcrumbs’ leading us to their lost stories.
S u m m a r y : The world’s first ever crayon has been found in England, and it’s 10,000 years old! The findings are published in the Journal of Archaeological Science. Artists 10,000 Years Ago One of the earliest forms of crayons has been discovered in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England, by a team
S u m m a r y : Daily consumption of curcumin, a substance found in common Indian spices such as turmeric, can boost memory and raise the spirits, says a new study published in The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. Curcumin For Old People With Memory Problems Curcumin is the molecule behind the bright
S u m m a r y : The consumption of dietary fibre can prevent obesity as well as a number of other conditions, suggests a new study published in the journal Cell Host & Microbe. A Solution for Obesity Dietary fibre might be the key to curbing the growing epidemic that obesity has become.
S u m m a r y : When you move your eyes, your eardrums are moved too! A new study describes how both senses work together to process the sights and sounds in one’s environment. The findings are published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The Senses Awaken Your eyes and
S u m m a r y : A new technique combining DNA, nanoparticles, and lithography promises to pave the way to cloaking devices, suggests a new study published in the journal Science. Fiction into Reality A new method might merge fiction into reality: the first of its kind, the technique combines the use of
S u m m a r y : A new type of artificial cartilage has proved to be as strong as bulletproof vests. The findings are published in Advanced Materials. A Synthetic Upgrade The human body is a true wonder, given how its different organ systems work together from microscopic to macroscopic levels to allow
S u m m a r y : Fossils of a rainbow dinosaur with colourful hummingbird feathers have been discovered in China. The findings are published in the journal Nature Communications. Meet Caihong juji, Rainbow-Feathered Dino The remains of a hitherto-unknown dinosaur have been discovered in northeastern China by a farmer; the creature is thought