Science & Technology

The Weird and Wonderful Names of Scientific Discoveries

How do scientists name their discoveries? Editor Elisabeth Aiton looks at wordplay done right, and gone wrong – touching on Mini frogs, quarks and mutant fruit flies.

Why we Actually Want to Jump: The Call of the Void Explained

You know that feeling of being on the edge of a high building or overlooking the railings of a bridge the thought suddenly comes to your mind- “jump!” Have you felt it too? Daniel Takyi explores the science behind the ‘High Place Phenomenon’ also known as ‘The Call of the Void.