Results tagged “science” from Chester Chronicle - And Finally
A study by Australian scientists has suggested that you are more likely to hear auditory hallucinations the more coffee you drink.
A NEW dinosaur has been discovered by British and US scientists - who have dubbed it Thunder-thighs after its huge legs.
Brontomerus mcintoshi may have used them to kick love rivals or Âpredators in Utah, 110 million years ago. Dr Mike Taylor, of University College London, said: "It's an exciting find.
Chips taste better when you eat them using your fingers - and at the seaside, claim psychologists.
Along with the touch, look, smell and taste of the fries, experts have discovered the right "ambient sound", like waves crashing on to the shore, can make all the difference.
The Oxford University study showed how the brain can match up sounds and tastes. Professor Charles Spence said: "Given the association between fish and chips and the seaside, it's likely that listening to the sea will make them a gastronomic experience."
The findings mark the start of National Chip Week, Âcelebrating our favourite dish, of which we eat two million tons a year.
Scientists have built an "invisibility cloak" that can hide everyday objects by splitting light.
It's not quite on a par with Harry Potter's magic garment, but the "cloak", which is actually a lump of calcite crystal, can make objects like pins and paper clips disappear from sight.