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Kavanaugh and accuser to testify in Senate

Kavanaugh and accuser to testify in Senate

17 September 2018 Image copyright Reuters The Senate has scheduled a public hearing on a sex assault claim against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh for next week. Mr Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who says he attacked her 36 years ago, will both...
The Mother of All Demos

The Mother of All Demos

A computer may have been the size of room in 1968, but it was still a watershed year for tech industry. That year saw the founding of the Intel Corporation that would revolutionize microprocessors and “the mother of all demos,” a landmark event that featured the first...
First-date peach tree bears fruit for son

First-date peach tree bears fruit for son

17 September 2018 Image copyright Rhys O’Neill Image caption Rhys O’Neill’s son was able to pick a peach from the tree his father bought for his mum on their first date “The first time I visited my girlfriend at college I bought a peach tree...
How the zebrafish got its stripes

How the zebrafish got its stripes

Stripes are common in our lives. It’s a pretty basic pattern, and easy to take for granted. As an applied mathematician who studies how patterns form in nature, though, I am wowed by the striped patterns the zebrafish wears across its body and fins. Take a closer look...
Baby squirrels freed from tail tangle in Wisconsin

Baby squirrels freed from tail tangle in Wisconsin

Baby squirrels freed from tail tangle in Wisconsin 17 September 2018 Image copyright Wisconsin Humane Society Image caption The five juvenile squirrels had to be anaesthetised before their tails could be separated A US wildlife centre has saved five young gray...
Yom Kippur: A time for feasting as well as fasting

Yom Kippur: A time for feasting as well as fasting

It was the bag of Fritos that gave me away. As a secular Jewish kid whose family did not belong to a synagogue, I did not think twice about riding my bike to the convenience store around the corner during the afternoon of Yom Kippur. I knew that it was a solemn...
NFL Team Grades for Week 2

NFL Team Grades for Week 2

0 of 32 Scott Halleran/Getty Images The first week of the NFL season isn’t quite the mirage that the preseason can be, but it is still often misleading. It’s in the second week that we start to see patterns developing and teams’ identities revealing...

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