Articles by Claire Toureille
Robot scientist Eve helps University of Cambridge researchers in breakthrough discovery that puts bathroom staple into fight against killer disease.
A new research claims that microwaves in the EU emit more co2 than 6.8 million cars and consume more electricity than three large gas power plants.
Conflicts of interests can be beneficial to primates, as they push them to gather more info about other primates' abilities and their surroundings, making decisions more accurate.
The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MOCA) is an internationally recognised test that assesses cognitive abilities. Donald Trump scored 100%. Take the test and see if you can match him.
A principal had some fun and rapped his snow day announcement to 50 Cent's In Da Club in a viral video for the delight of students, teachers and viewers everywhere.
A group of golfers came across an alligator fighting off a Burmese Python on a popular golf course in Florida. The incident lasted for 4 hours and led the way to some photo ops.
UK's spy nerve centre hopes old cypher will pique interest of young girls who have code-breaking knack and inspire them to join the service as adults.
Between 1545 and 1550, 80% of the Aztec population of what is now Mexico and Guatemala died from an outbreak called cocoliztli. Scientists think they found the disease responsible.
Overdressed passenger ejected by airlines on Iceland-UK flights for trying to dodge baggage fees at Keflavik airport.
Doctors document a case in which a man was admitted to hospital in excruciating pain after he tried to block a sneeze by holding his nose and closing his mouth.
Oymyakon, known to be the coldest inhabited place on Earth, recorded -62C over the weekend, right before its brand new digital thermometer broke from the cold.
A video showing what happens when a spider egg hatches has gone viral on Facebook. Dozens of baby spiders crawl out of their egg to haunt us forever.
One family from Missouri found the "professional" photographer they hired wasn't so professional after all. But they decided to focus on the funny side.
Bonnethead sharks can survive on a 90% plant-based diet, according to a new study. It means they are omnivorous, unlike the rest of their evolutionary cousins.
Londoners are going nuts over new safety announcements installed on buses over the weekend (13-14 January). The message says to "hold on", but only after the bus started moving.
Ethan Maccoby and Alex Badanes are two kids from Surrey who decided to create giant parties where people can relive those heady days of the mid 2000s.
40 years ago today, NASA revealed its first astronaut class consisting exclusively of women. These astronauts would reach posterity not just as "NASA girls" but as groundbreakers.
New study warns that the rhesus monkeys in Florida carry a virus that deadly to humans: Herpes B. The state wants to get rid of the animals to avoid contamination.
A crocodile was spotted in Indonesia with a tyre stuck around its neck. The animal has difficulties breathing. It's believed the animal has been living like this for two years
Study by Dutch scientists shows that raw meat contains dangerous levels of bacteria that could harm pets.