This week: food flavours, fish faces and China’s car data collection.
The thin layer of soil on our planet’s surface ultimately sustains us all, but it’s a finite resource. With a growing global population, perhaps it is time to start looking for alternatives.
This week: happiness, big data analysis, and inclement weather.
Dan Ariely eliminated conflicts of interest in insurance, restored trust, and made money. Banking Royal Commission, take note.
This week: disturbing patents, smart housing, and asking a dangerous question.
This week: puppets reading news, fake stuff, and Sweden’s out of cash.
Governments’ lack of response to rising inequality is not a problem of knowledge or public support. The problem is that those whose needs are being ignored must find a way to make themselves heard.
This week: satire sells science, rats are not human, and bacterial bio bricks.