Think we're good at recognizing faces? Think a
turn out to be a matter of life or death.
In Other News...
|SIZE really isn't everything you know|
New findings by scientists at Imperial
College London have cast doubt on the
legacy of 'the island rule'.
|Shake on it|
Girls, forget about Facebook and
trawling through his old text messages
– the key to your boyfriend's past lies
in his handshake.
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.
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.
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
Late last year, the Wellcome
Collection played host to
'Materials Library Presents
Flesh: an experimental and
experiential insight into the
materiality of flesh'.
In This Issue...
| Fly me to the Moon
Nira Datta and Tamsin Osborne talk to British documentary maker Chris Riley about his
latest film, In the Shadow of the Moon.
Whatever happened to...?
FLORA GRAHAM wonders when the next deadly epidemic will come... and go
| Pretty pictures
Andrew Turley is impressed by a new
collection of spectacular scientific images.
| What colour are your balls?
Pink is due to headline in cricket.
Before you angst-ridden girls and guys
get excited, we don't mean the singer,
but the colour. That's right – no longer
restricted to fairy tale princesses, the
Pink Panther, or that crispy wafer
biscuit at birthday parties for fiveyear-
olds – pink is coming to a game
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