Inspired by machine learning, neuroscientist Erik Hoel has a new theory as to why we dream: to make our understanding of the world more expansive and to counter the routine of everyday life.
Why only live to 100? A Portuguese microbiologist says one day ageing will be ‘cured’ like a disease – and one of the keys could be a compound called rapamycin.
New Pillow Fighting Championship has expanded to Brazil and Ghana, and CEO Steve Williams says they hope to reach Asia and the Middle East next.
PATM – people allergic to me – is a very rare skin condition in which sufferers emit toxic odours that may cause allergy-like reactions in those around them. Recent research has shed some light on the disorder.
Joseph Dituri, or Dr Deep Sea, is a former US Navy diver turned biomedical researcher who’s on a record-breaking mission to live underwater for 100 days – to understand the body’s limits and inspire children.
Often dark and wet, Finland ranks No 1 on the World Happiness Index. Could it be because it has a higher number of saunas per capita than anywhere else? Studies show the health benefits of regular saunas.
Meta’s big bet on the ‘next chapter of the internet’ has not paid off, while Microsoft has dismantled its Industrial Metaverse Core Team and Tencent no longer plans to make the hardware. What went wrong?
In his campaign to become the next New York City mayor, Yang has shown he is a passionate proponent of digital currencies and is equipped to turn the cultural capital into a major cryptocurrency hub.