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Children’s drawings indicate later intelligence

Children’s drawings indicate later intelligence Posted on 19/08/2014 How 4-year old children draw pictures of a child is an indicator of intelligence at age...
Kieron Williamson, 12, with his father, Keith, mother, Michelle, and sister, Billie Jo. Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian

Living with the painter child prodigy who is your son and employer

Living with the painter child prodigy who is your son and employer The artist Kieron Williamson is standing in a busy gallery, explaining a...
The Dinagat tarsier, newly discovered in the Philippines. (Photo by Andrew Cunningham)

“Adorably Cute” Tiny Primate Discovery Illuminates Biodiversity of Philippines Island

“Adorably Cute” Tiny Primate Discovery Illuminates Biodiversity of Philippines Island Posted by David Braun of National Geographic on August 19, 2014 Meet the Dinagat-Caraga...
Trainer Ezekiel Mwakyonde plays with Julius at the APOPO tuberculosis lab in Morogoro, Tanzania.

Giant Rats Trained to Sniff Out Tuberculosis in Africa

Giant Rats Trained to Sniff Out Tuberculosis in Africa Known for detecting land mines, the rodents could also help detect disease. by Katya Cengel...
Princeton University professor Manjul Bhargava receives the Fields Medal at the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) in Seoul on August 12. Photo: ICM.

Fields Medal winner Manjul Bhargava says his inspiration has been ancient Indian mathematicians

Fields Medal winner Manjul Bhargava says his inspiration has been ancient Indian mathematicians Manjul Bhargava, the first Indian-origin mathematician to win the coveted Fields...
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Most well preserved medieval town

This is is not a castle. This is an actual street in the 15th century medieval Old Tallinn, which is in the capital of...
The Sherlock Holmes statue is given a voice by Anthony Horowitz and Ed Stoppard. Photograph: Lee Ryda

How London’s statues are finding their voice

How London’s statues are finding their voice Statues of the great and good across the capital and Manchester will be able to chat to...
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Indian man single-handedly plants a 1,360-acre forest

Indian man single-handedly plants a 1,360-acre forest (and changes the story) Jadav Payeng turned a barren sandbar in northern India into a lush new...
Google unveiled a prototype of its driverless car in March. It has no steering wheel or brakes.

Test driving a Google car

Test driving a Google car Reuters  Mountain View, August 18, 2014 The car stopped at stop signs. It glided around curves. It didn’t lurch...
The cosmic particles were stored safely in a capsule that Stardust delivered to Earth in 2006. The collected samples could help explain the origin and evolution of interstellar dust.

Online scientists have helped Nasa find the first-ever samples of interstellar dust particles, made by stars in our galaxy

Online scientists have helped Nasa find the first-ever samples of interstellar dust particles, made by stars in our galaxy Exotic grains from cosmos identified...