Love is in the air

In the first online-only feature from I, Science Issue 30, Jess Norris finds out how our genes and environment – and our smell – affect who we fall in love with

Sergeant Major Lassie

Some people say a dog is a man’s best friend. ‘Some people’ doesn’t include Osama Bin Laden. Soon after the US Navy Seals raid on Bin Laden’s hide out, it was revealed a militarily-trained canine was responsible for sniffing out the world’s most-wanted terrorist. Although it’s unlikely the dog was just given tuft of Bin […]

Power napping your way to the top

It wouldn’t be unfair to say that many, if not all, of my business ideas lack any real possibility of becoming a reality. However, earlier this week scientists from Germany and Switzerland have seemingly issued support for my latest get-rich-quick scheme, unbeknownst to them. I am a napper. During periods of intense exam preparation I […]