Monday, November 12, 2018

New Forest brothers show off UK’s biggest ever pumpkin

It weighs over 1,000kg and will soon be heading to London to be put on display.A pumpkin that was grown by twin brothers...

Stephen Hawking′s wheelchair, thesis fetch $1 million at auction | News | DW

Stephen Hawking's red motorized wheelchair fetched nearly 300,000 pounds (€345,500, $392,000) at auction while a dissertation sold for nearly twice that amount, Christie's auction...

Neuroscientists Make a Case against Solitary Confinement

SAN DIEGO—Robert King spent 29 years living alone in a six by nine-foot prison cell. He was part of the “Angola Three”—a trio of...

The new face of South American people — ScienceDaily

The history of the peopling of the Americas has just been interpreted afresh. The largest and most comprehensive study ever conducted on the...

Entanglement signatures of emergent Dirac fermions: Kagome spin liquid and quantum criticality

AbstractQuantum spin liquids (QSLs) are exotic phases of matter that host fractionalized excitations. It is difficult for local probes to characterize QSL, whereas...

Flexible elastomer patch with vertical silicon nanoneedles for intracellular and intratissue nanoinjection of biomolecules

AbstractVertically ordered arrays of silicon nanoneedles (Si NNs), due to their nanoscale dimension and low cytotoxicity, could enable minimally invasive nanoinjection of biomolecules...

Quantifying reputation and success in art

AbstractIn areas of human activity where performance is difficult to quantify in an objective fashion, reputation and networks of influence play a key...

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Andrew Gwynne, Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, has asked the government an urgent question about their appointment of Roger...

How President Trump took ‘fake news’ into the mainstream

What began as a way to describe misinformation was quickly diverted into a propaganda tool. The BBC's Dave Lee examines how "fake news"...