Scientists solve biological brain twister

2016-02-02 07:15

The deep folds that give the adult human brain its wrinkled walnut appearance are Nature's solution to fitting a large, powerful processor into a small skull.

Oprah Winfrey inspires Harvard graduates

2013-05-31 12:54

Oprah Winfrey has spoken at Harvard's 362nd commencement, telling graduates "there is no such thing as failure" as failure is just "life trying to move us in another direction".


Robotic termites build without a boss

2014-02-13 22:28

US scientists have showed off tiny robots that can tackle tasks much like real-life termites, working collectively to build structures without following orders from a boss.

Essential heartbeat

2009-05-26 11:50

A heartbeat is key for blood growth in embryos.

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