The popular belief that dyslexia is caused by sight problems has been blown out of the water by a study of 6000 school children. So what does cause it?
Author Archives: phenomenica
Men choose intelligence when picking a life partner above everything else, research suggests
The brain works like a complex circuit board which could be recreated on a computer
Bad managers will be given guidance on how to treat staff in a new report to be launched next month by Nice
The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari
Remarkable new images have emerged of the skeletons pulled from a historic London burial site as researchers continue excavating what they can of its estimated 20,000 corpses. —> Read More
John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie “A Beautiful Mind,” has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86. —> Read More
Washington DC (SPX) May 21, 2015
Scientists have moved graphene – the incredibly strong and conductive single-atom-thick sheet of carbon – a significant step along the path from lab bench novelty to commercially viable material for new electronic applications.
Researchers from the University of Manchester, together with BGT Materials Limited, a graphene manufacturer in the United Kingdom, have printed a radio frequency an —> Read More
In polluted Pittsburgh, a new device from a local university helps residents assess indoor air. It’s not the only monitor on the market — but is the only one available to borrow from a public library.
Do the huge craters pockmarking Siberia herald a release of underground methane that could exceed our worst climate change fears? (full text available to subscribers)