October 22, 2016

Singer kneels in protest during national anthem

Moments before tipoff, Denasia Lawrence decided to kneel midcourt as she took the mic to sing the national anthem at a NBA preseason game between the […]
October 20, 2016

Sexual cannibalism in spiders

Gone fishin’ ANIMAL mating can be a cruel and unusual process. Male bedbugs inseminate females by piercing their bellies and depositing sperm inside their paramours’ body […]
October 20, 2016

Growing anti-malaria drugs in tobacco plants

ONE of the most valuable weapons in the war on malaria is artemisinin, a drug derived from the leaves of sweet wormwood. Its discovery, inspired by […]
October 20, 2016

Listen to the music of the traffic in the city

Like the Rockefeller Centre, but different THE Rockefeller Centre sprawls across 89,000 square metres of midtown Manhattan. Curiously, Alcatraz, in San Francisco Bay, the island home […]