Four undergraduate students at North Carolina State University are attempting to produce a nail polish that will reveal the presence of “date rape drugs” such as Rohypnol and GHB by changing color in their presence.
Wikimedia, the non-profit organisation behind Wikipedia, has refused a photographer’s repeated requests to stop distributing his most famous shot for free – because a monkey pressed the shutter button and should own the copyright...
Girls feel the need to play down their intelligence to not intimidate boys, concludes research by a sociologist. The research also found that boys aged 14 believed that girls their age should be less intelligent.
From ProPublica, an alarming series of graphs and charts on animal extinction: A Disappearing Planet. Animal species are going extinct anywhere from 100 to 1,000 times the rates that would be expected under natural conditions.