Creator of life visits Imperial14/02/2008
An anticipatory buzz filled the Great Hall as we waited for the start of the Centenary Prestigious Lecture, to be given by Dr J Craig Venter, the new recipient of an Imperial honorary doctorate.

Wellcome flesh14/02/2008
Late last year, the Wellcome Collection played host to 'Materials Library Presents Flesh: an experimental and experiential insight into the materiality of flesh'.

Improbable...but true!14/02/2008
Ever wondered how you could stop your photos being spoiled by that stray blink? Marc Abrahams and guests had the answer for you at last November's Improbable Research: Imperial and Otherwise.

Handlebar heroes14/02/2008
Take your mind back to the month of November. Perhaps you noticed an increase in the number of mustachioed men walking our streets? If so, you may have been witness to some of the hundreds of men growing a moustache for charity.

Drunksophila!14/02/2008
What differentiates a lightweight from a heavyweight when it comes to drinking? Identifying the genes involved is tricky in humans due to a lack of control over both genetic and environmental factors.

Magnetic personality14/02/2008
Physical attraction has reached another level for Aurel Raileanu. The 40-yearold Romanian claims that he can attract metal, enabling him to stick objects – as small as a paper clip or as large as a TV set – directly to his body.

Shake on it14/02/2008
Girls, forget about Facebook and trawling through his old text messages – the key to your boyfriend's past lies in his handshake.

Men have taste for revenge20/03/2006
Men appear to take greater pleasure than women in exacting revenge on their enemies...

"Aliens, watch this Space"20/03/2006
Krypton, Dagobah, Vulcan and Arrakis have long been hailed as inhabited worlds by science fiction junkies. But now astronomers have boldly gone some way towards identifying genuine planetary candidates for alien life...

Sex more fun with someone else20/03/2006
Sex could be 400 percent more satisfying than masturbation...

Attack of the Killer Flatworms20/03/2006
Residents of the Pacific island of Guam may have to think twice before dipping their toes in the ocean, following the discovery of a poisonous saltwater flatworm off their coasts...

Chill out Dad20/03/2006
Expectant fathers may have an important role to play in the physical recuperation of their partners following a caesarean section...

"Lie down, get smart"19/06/2005
I, Science is calling for students to be allowed to take exams from their beds...

How to gauge a security guard19/06/2005
A quick way to assess the likelihood of security guards "getting in your face"...

NASA's horoscope takes turn for the worse19/06/2005
A Russian astrologer is starting court proceedings against NASA because she fears the Deep Impact mission to bombard the comet Tempel 1 would "disrupt the natural balance of the universe"...

Scientists map sarcasm brain region: yeah right19/06/2005
In a breakthrough that will assuredly change human life as we know it forever, Israeli scientists have mapped the `anatomy of sarcasm'...

Truth not out there80/62/006
Four years, £100,000, 10,000 interviews and 500 pages later, the Ministry of Defence has concluded that UFOs do not exist...

Gone with the Wind80/62/006
Venezuelan scientists appear to have created flatulence-free beans...

"Oi, Flipper!"80/62/006
Dolphins seem to have specific names for each other, according to new research carried out in Florida...

Sexy women - bad choice80/62/006
The damaging effects of women on hearts, cars and credit cards are well documented...

Global Catastrophies: a punter's guide11/22/005
Rising seas, violent earthquakes, monstrous lava emerging from a crack in the earth's crust, colliding asteroids and acute climate changes...

R.I. not afraid to talk Risks11/22/005
The Royal Institution of Great Britain airs concerns about the current handling of bird flu...

Scientists create Danger Mouse11/22/005
Mice are not normally renowned for their boldness. Geneticists, however, appear to have created a fearless mouse by knocking out a single gene...

Ju-grass-ic Park11/22/005
Years of bad publicity have finally reached an end for dinosaurs. Fossilised dung has revealed the surprising fact that some dinosaurs actually ate grass...

The tao of Brain Science11/22/005
The Dalai Lama was the unusual keynote speaker at the annual Society for Neuroscience's conference in Washington last week...

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