When a controversial lobbyist claimed during a TV interview that Monsanto’s weed killer Roundup was safe to drink, the host offered him a glass. Needless to say, he wasn’t willing to back up his claim.
Quantum mechanics is one of the best-tested theories in science, and it’s one of the few where physicists get to do experiments proving that Einstein was wrong.
That’s what a team at Griffith University and the University of Tokyo in Japan did this week, showing that a weird phenomenon — in which the measurement of a particle actually affects its location — is real.
Meet Jim and Jamie Dutcher. They have opted to live with a pack of wolves in the Idaho wilderness for six years in a constant but largely unobtrusive way. In time, they earned the unshakable trust of the wolves and came to know them not as wild dogs, but as complex and intelligent animals. They did this to show the hidden life of wolves.
The Dukha tribe in northern Mongolia have an amazing symbiotic relationship with reindeer.
Photographer Hamid Sardar-Afkhami traveled to the outskirts of Mongolia to study the dwindling Dhaka tribe. There are estimated to be only 44 Dukha families left and Sardar aims to bring attention to their fascinating way of life.
Given that Japan’s authoritarian regime of Shinzo Abe has cracked down on the information flow from Fukushima with a repressive state secrets act, we cannot know for certain what’s happening at the site.
Dr Alex Taylor sets a difficult problem solving task, will the crow defeat the puzzle?
It is a job that few would dare to do, but to farmer Naoto Matsumura it came naturally.
He decided after the devastating tsunami in Japan in March 2011 that he would stay in inside the Fukushima exclusion zone despite the risks from the nuclear power plant meltdown.