A young Briton has survived a fall from the 15th floor of a building in New Zealand, BBC News has reported.
- Asos recalls radioactive belts
Online fashion retailer Asos has pulled an entire batch of belts from sale after they were found to be radioactive, according to a new report obtained by The Guardian.
- £211,000 burger created as artificial meat moves step closer to reality
The world’s most expensive piece of fast food – a lab-grown burger that cost a whopping £211,000 to create – has taken test-tube meat a step closer to supermarket shelves.
- Runny nose is the result of leaking brain, man discovers
Congenitally blind people have better memories than those who can see
A man who’s had a runny nose for a year and a half has just found out it was not the result of allergies, but a leaking brain.
The congenitally blind have more accurate memories than those with sight, researchers have found.
Tetris prescribed for lazy eye
Good news for those with a lazy eye – the doctor has prescribed a dosage of Tetris.
Functioning kidney is created in rats
A functioning kidney created by scientists in the US could offer huge promise in the field of regenerative medicine, Channel 4 reports.
Debate over whether men will be extinct in 5 million years
A biology professor, who predicted that men will be extinct within five million years due to the ‘inherent fragility’ of the male sex chromosome, has been disproved.
Airline becomes the first to implement “pay as you weigh”
It’s been widely speculated for a while, but an airline is to become the first to charge passengers by body weight, the Sydney Morning Herald has reported.
The world's strongest coffee
A New York man is marketing the world's strongest coffee - under the brand name of Death Wish Coffee.