The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Where’s the revolution'
Science is not done by popular vote. But nothing can be taken for granted when string theory is the subject. So when Stephen Shenker, a Stanford University theorist who was moderating a panel discussion in Toronto on the future of the putative theory of everything, asked for a show of hands on the fate of a strange number known as the cosmological constant, some 400 physicists and mathematicians were happy to swallow their doubts and vote...  | Read.. 
Fertile imagination
The answer to life, the Universe and everything is 42, according to The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Writing the classic sci-fi fantasy in 1978, Douglas Adams conjectured that everything known about the cosmos could be reduced to a few numbers. It was a good philosophical joke ...  | Read.. 
Alcohol gene
Unique triplet
Thought reader
Rice secret
Failure of science
Skill is the key
Not so symbolic
A Mac-like feeling
There are drop-shadowed windows with semi-transparent glossy green bars on which minimise-maximise-close buttons glow like ballooned chicklets, but will you be dazzled solely by ...  | Read.. 
Human controller
Locket music
Tough diagnosis
The big man was slumped over his breakfast tray, face cradled in a bran muffin, silent and blue. He had crashed into the emergency room the evening before, bellowing that he felt sick ...  | Read.. 
Paradox of evolution
Food shield
Pushing harder for success
Vioxx secrets weren’t divulged for years
Oxygen raises cancer risk
Nasal shot for Alzheimer’s
Erotic images blur judgement
QED: Wanted: fun in science
How would you react if your university arranges for a magic show as a supplementary to your regular curriculum' Wouldn’t it be nice if some boring lectures of molecular biology or quantum physics are replaced by a few funny tricks' ...  | Read.. 
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