OUR BURNING PLANET

Karpowership wins last-minute Nersa approval – but environment minister Barbara Creecy is yet to weigh in

By Tony Carnie

"As he caught his footing his head fell back and the Milky Way flowed down inside him with a roar." ~ Yasunari Kawabata

Bladerunner (1980s version) is a visual feast due in large part to the Hollywood Actors Strike. This allowed the designers an extra three months to refine the sets and props.

OUR BURNING PLANET

African tropical mountain forests store far more carbon than previously thought, new research shows

Aida Cuní Sanchez, Martin Sullivan and Phil Platts from The Conversation 13 SEP

Gingers have a resistance to electrical pain but a lower threshold for thermal pain. This is due to a mutation of their melanocortin 1 receptor.