Big transistor senses the arrival of a single molecule

Enlarge / Maybe you can detect a single molecule with pen and paper, but it’s hard in real-life physics. (credit: SSPL/Getty Images) In science, there are results that are ho-hum and results that make everyone go ooooh. (There are also a few ho-hum results that still make everyone go ooooh.) In physics, that last category […]

Surrey & Hampshire: Awaken your senses around the haunts of Jane Austen

ALAMY/GETTY Walkers at the Devil’s Punch Bowl It is home to hills that rise and fall like a wave, as far as the eye can see. Covered in vibrant, pale purple heather and deep green ferns, opening up to a patchwork of colour, the hills have an equally vibrant past. Here, the broom sweeps made […]

Moscow doesn’t rule out any measures to ‘bring US to its senses’

HomeNews Published time: 28 Jul, 2017 12:02 Edited time: 28 Jul, 2017 12:05 Get short URL Russia is not ruling out any steps “to bring the US to its senses,” Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov has said. READ MORE: Sanctions retaliation: Russia tells US to cut embassy staff, stop using storage facilities The statement comes after […]

Saturation of the senses: Why Greece is the ultimate summer holiday destination

BLUEGR Greece holidays: Crete’s Minos Beach is the perfect choice for your next vacation Nature surely had holidays in mind when it created Crete The country has long been hailed a holidayer’s dream, with its idyllic sandy beaches and soaring summer temperatures.  Greece boasts so many mind-blowing destinations that it’s almost impossible to choose.  It’s […]

‘Blood Drive’ Trailer: Syfy’s New Exploitation Series Looks Like an Assault on the Senses

This month marked the tenth anniversary of Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez’s Grindhouse, an experiment the directors intended to replicate the experience of visiting a 1970s-style grindhouse theater. Although three spin-off movies have been made based on the fake trailers included in the presentation (Machete, Machete Kills, and Hobo with a Shotgun), Grindhouse flopped at the box office. […]

The CEO of eHarmony says there are 9 different senses of humor that determine compatibility

Flickr/Mo Riza Many people say they want their romantic partner to have a great sense of humor, but eHarmony CEO Grant Langston thinks he can do better: He wants to know exactly which kinds of humor people prefer. “Human beings think sense of humor matters,” Langston tells Business Insider. “We’re trying to find out if […]