Biology

Green light implant relieves urinary incontinence in rats

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 20:00
A device that modulates nerve signals by shining green light on them has been found to restore bladder control in rats that urinate too often
Категории: Biology

The ultimate kitchen: the Danish food lab designing our future meals

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 20:00
See inside the Future Consumer Lab, where scientists are creating foods that can stimulate eating in elderly and malnourished patients, and prevent overconsumption
Категории: Biology

From the archives: When Soviet tanks crushed Czech science

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 20:00
Fifty years ago, the liberalising hope of the Prague Spring was abruptly ended when the USSR invaded - and Czechoslovakia lost a generation of scientists
Категории: Biology

Books of 2019: Our pick of the best forthcoming reads

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 20:00
From what to do about Einstein to tricks for survival to doing away with sexist neurotrash, it is looking like a good year for books
Категории: Biology

Our addiction to flying is ruining the climate, but it doesn't have to

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 20:00
From simply flying planes in straighter lines to sucking fuel from thin air, a raft of new technologies that could help us fly guilt-free are in the offing
Категории: Biology

Feedback: A nifty trick to put a spring in your step

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 20:00
Why tying your laces together can make you a better runner. Plus: robot has a human heart, and so does this aeroplane, plus Steve Bannon, Taylor Swift, and more
Категории: Biology

World's most powerful telescope takes us to the edge of a black hole

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 20:00
On a desert mountain in Chile, a mega telescope is peering over the event horizon of a black hole – the aim is to test Einstein's theories to the limit
Категории: Biology

AI could make it impossible for artists and novelists to make a living

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 20:00
Copyright protections were originally designed to incentivise creators and allow them to profit from their work, but what happens when the artist is a machine?
Категории: Biology

A New Year vow for our leaders? Start taking climate change seriously

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 20:00
Never has there been a more important time for politicians to move beyond paying lip service to the fight against global warming, says Owen Gaffney
Категории: Biology

Surrogacy should be a relationship, not a transaction

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 20:00
UK surrogates are speaking out against a move to pay women a fee for carrying someone else's child, says Natalie Smith
Категории: Biology

Exhibition previews: Visions of a better tomorrow brighten 2019

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 20:00
Plug-and-play human organs, non-human intelligences and missions to Mars add speculative spice to a year of cultural events focused on the future
Категории: Biology

AI could make it impossible for artists and novelists to make a living

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 20:00
Copyright protections were originally designed to incentivise creators and allow them to profit from their work, but what happens when the artist is a machine?
Категории: Biology

A New Year vow for our leaders? Start taking climate change seriously

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 20:00
Never has there been a more important time for politicians to move beyond paying lip service to the fight against global warming, says Owen Gaffney
Категории: Biology

Surrogacy should be a relationship, not a transaction

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 20:00
UK surrogates are speaking out against a move to pay women a fee for carrying someone else's child, says Natalie Smith
Категории: Biology

Green light implant relieves urinary incontinence in rats

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 20:00
A device that modulates nerve signals by shining green light on them has been found to restore bladder control in rats that urinate too often
Категории: Biology

Crashing tidal waves may lurk beneath the surface of icy moons

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 17:00
Enceladus and Europa both have liquid oceans under their shells of ice, and they may be full of tidal waves bouncing energy between their cores and surfaces
Категории: Biology

Crashing tidal waves may lurk beneath the surface of icy moons

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 17:00
Enceladus and Europa both have liquid oceans under their shells of ice, and they may be full of tidal waves bouncing energy between their cores and surfaces
Категории: Biology

Is eating cheese as bad for animals and the planet as eating meat?

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 15:00
Bravo for having given up eating meat! But in the ninth of our 12 Days of Culture, might we suggest giving up cheese and going back to chicken – for ethical reasons?
Категории: Biology

Black-haired monkeys in Costa Rica are suddenly turning blonde

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 14:00
The howler monkeys of Costa Rica normally have black coats, but over the last 20 years some have turned yellow – a change too fast to be explained by evolution
Категории: Biology

A scientific guide to the resolutions that are really worth the effort

Genetics - ср, 2019-01-02 14:00
Being a better you needn't be as hard as you think. From more sleep, to snacking smarter and ditching the gym - we put 10 New Year's resolutions to the test
Категории: Biology