A Glimpse into the Research and Technological Preservation of the Maya Heritage

A Glimpse into the Research and Technological Preservation of the Maya Heritage

“This is an account of how all was in suspense, all calm, in silence, all motionless, quiet and empty was the expanse of the sky. Turbulence ensues, and the world and its living inhabitants emerge from the emptiness.” These words are translated from the famous ‘Popol Vuh’ inscription which is...

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German car-makers have “blood on their hands”

German car-makers have “blood on their hands”

German car-manufacturers have “blood on their hands” the UK government’s former chief scientist said. Professor Sir David King said that it was “simply astonishing” that VW, BMW, and Daimler-Benz, had undergone rigged experiments on monkeys and that their deception has caused a large number of deaths in the UK. Sir...

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Who’s been a BAAD boy? Tech giants face political backlash

Who’s been a BAAD boy? Tech giants face political backlash

“If monopoly persists, monopoly will always sit at the helm of government… If there are men in this country big enough to own the government of the United States, they are going to own it.” Over a century old, this quote from Woodrow Wilson still has huge bearing on today’s...

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Corbyn promises to muzzle City of London

Corbyn promises to muzzle City of London

In a speech to the EEF manufacturers’ organisation on Tuesday, Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn demanded a “fundamental rethink” on the finance sector and how it is regulated. Corbyn declared that finance should be the “servant of industry, not the masters of us all”, promising to give the government new powers to...

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