Delving into 'white matter'

| Aug 14, 2011

Delving into 'white matter'

Last week I watched “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” a new film about superintelligent chimps that bust out of captivity and rampage across San Francisco in a bid for freedom. After that — of which more in a moment — I came ...

Solace for some in the nuclear science

Mar 20, 2011

Solace for some in the nuclear science

The few, seemingly miraculous, stories of survival are passed on from person to person, and some are given as much media coverage as the horrific devastation. The rescue of a 60-year-old man from the roof of his house, washed 15 km out to sea; ...