Science & Technology
Bacterial resistance to antibiotics already leads to 25,000 deaths a year in Europe. We need to develop a diagnostic tool to slow it down
Teaching methods are one reason—but the English language doesn’t help
The economist gives his view on the UK housing crisis, big data and how economists’ reputations rise and fall
Nobel prizes surely await those who have confirmed the earliest moments of the universe
Why are mathematical models for predicting climate change lagging behind technological advances?
We are learning how to grow organs in laboratories instead of relying on donors, says Philip Hunter
The British Science Association stubbornly refuses to limit National Science and Engineering Week to seven days; so its annual celebration, starting on 14th March, will again be a nine-day nationwide...
Philip Ball / January 23, 2014
“The public image of maths as incomprehen-sible is only part of the story... Some of the hardest problems are the most simply stated” © Peter M. Fisher/Corbis Our cultural relationship...
Fancy seeing what Britain was like in the old days? Head to the Natural History Museum for “Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story,” from 13th February (www.nhm.ac.uk). Revisiting the era...
Andrew Whitby / January 21, 2014
Will this be the year that America's "soft power" finally crumbles allowing foreign rivals more influence over the world's digital infrastructure?
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