Archaeologists and curators leaving UK over Brexit fears

Visa uncertainty and expected loss of EU funding affecting culture industry, leaders say A no-deal Brexit would cause severe disruption across the UK’s culture, science and design sectors, industry leaders have said. The expected loss of EU funding and uncertainty Read More

Nasa launches satellite to precisely track how Earth's ice is melting

The $1bn, decade-in-the-making creation can measure height and thickness of ice sheets to within a centimeter The world will soon have a much clearer picture of how quickly humans are melting Earth’s ice and expanding the seas, with data collected Read More

It’s bare sick that the OED cares how young people speak | Coco Khan

With culture wars raging, it matters that such an institution would reach out to Britain’s young for help with slang words Anyone’s who’s played a heated game of Scrabble will know that the dictionary is much more than a simple Read More

5% of all deaths due to alcohol, WHO says

Report finds 13.5% of deaths among people in their 20s are linked to booze Alcohol is responsible for more than 5% of all deaths worldwide, or around 3 million a year, new figures have revealed. The data, part of a Read More

Extreme biohacking: the tech guru who spent $250,000 trying to live for ever

Silicon Valley millionaire Serge Faguet thinks pills, injections and implants will turn him into a superhuman. Could they? In September last year, the young Silicon Valley entrepreneur Serge Faguet posted an article on the tech website Hacker Noon. It was Read More