Convergence

A Hierarchy of Stem Cells

Most junior scientists prefer to tell us what they know — not what they don’t know. That’s how they are likely to get media attention among their peers and establish their future reputations.

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Strike a Pose, Cyborg!

“My prosthetic grabber is from Oasis, my ocular implant is from Topshop and my maglev shoes are from Bertie. My carbon nanotube bag is from NanoWarehouse and my computer chip jewelry is from Accessorize-IC. I chose this brainwave hat because I thought it made a statement — which is what my style is about.”

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Q is for quantum and ‘Q-life’

As the world celebrates Charles Darwin, who was born 200 years ago, physicists can be forgiven a certain jealousy at the spotlight being placed on his profound legacy.

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