Why bother with fiction when you can be horrified by everyday life? We’ve found a paper about how to locate bodies in “clandestine graves” by analysing the gas emissions they give off.
That lovely, earthy smell after the rain has a name: petrichor. Exactly what causes petrichor, however, is unknown. Armed with high-speed cameras, MIT scientists have found that the interface where raindrop hits earth is a little more complicated than you might expect.
London was the place to be this past New Year’s Eve. While you had your ball in New York City and your party in Sydney, London was home to the world’s first multi-sensory fireworks display. You could literally taste the celebration.