In the event of a nuclear fallout, every piece of digital and written information could all be lost. Luckily, there is a way that all of human history could be recorded and safely stored beyond the civilization’s end. And the key ingredient is inside all of us: our DNA. Leo Bear-McGuinness explains.
If you work in an office, there’s a good chance it’s an open one. How did we get here? And why is it so bad?
China is the country both blessed and coursed in geography.
Airplane technology has come a long way, but it has limits. Lucky for us, there are teams of people whose job it is to find those limits.
4000 years ago, the ancient Sumerians made a surprising discovery: if they scraped the bark off a particular kind of tree and ate it, their pain disappeared. Little did they know that what they’d found was destined to influence the future course of medicine. Krishna Sudhir traces the history of aspirin.
Can’t sleep? Don’t just lie there in bed and stress about it. These tricks will have you snoozing in no time.