A team of US researchers has discovered that female ‘Aedes aegypti’ mosquitoes, unlike other animals, have multiple receptors in their olfactory neurons that provide them with a sophisticated and ‘unbreakable’ attraction to humans
History remembers the famed ‘philosopher-king’ as a wise and just ruler, but one of the most brutal and well-documented acts of imperial atrocity took place under his reign: the torture and persecution of the martyrs of Lyon, devoured by wild beasts in AD 177
James Howells, a computer engineer, proposes using robot dogs and a metal arm to recover a hard drive that he lost in 2013. It contains the equivalent of €180 million in cryptocurrencies. He believes it is still sitting in a landfill in Wales.
The young man who stabbed the Anglo-Indian writer admits that he hasn’t read more than a couple of pages of ‘The Satanic Verses’, the novel that prompted Iranian ayatollahs to call for the author’s death in 1989