Timon Singh is a graduate of Liverpool University where he received a degree in Social and Economic History.
He is currently an online editor who has previously worked for BBC Magazines and written extensively on a wide range of subjects including cinema, global infrastructure, renewable energy, transportation and even his dog.
He currently resides in Bristol, UK.
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A mysterious green rock called olivine could be the key to fighting climate change. The unique mineral has a curious property - it's able to absorb CO2 from the atmosphere - and it could
A team of scientists from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and Moscow State University have spotted 11 runaway galaxies that have been flung out of their homes to wander the void
It makes sense to this writer that organic food is a healthier option than convention produce, which is grown with synthetic pesticides and fertilizers. Take away those harmful chemicals, and
Many people recycle old aluminum cans so that they are diverted from landfills and reused to make a variety of items. But if you're a fan of DIY projects, you might consider saving those cans
The infamous Tunisian Star Wars sets, that represent Luke Skywalker's desert planet of Tatooine, have had it rough in the past. If it's not Imperial Stormtroopers, then the sets are being
Samsung and Pavegen have collaborated to give shoppers in Sandton City shopping mall a positive take on renewable energy, as part of Samsung’s ‘What If I Can’ campaign.
If you love cycling to work, but wish you could get there a bit faster, then the RAHT RACER may be for you. This hybrid vehicle, which has just launched a Kickstarter campaign, amplifies pedal
Researchers from UPM have used a technique that made popular the silk from Murcia in the 19th century. The new material can be used for regenerative medicine. Following the same procedure
Finish that beer and crack open another one, because t’s an unfair succession of events that plagues mankind, to be repeated ad infinitum. But hey, that’s just the circle of life… or
Climbing Mount Everest is meant to be one of the greatest achievements in the world. However, so many people are attempting to conquer the world's highest mountain that the peak is now covered
Pavegen’s installation within SNCF’s office is the first step to innovation within our transport hubs “Pavegen are demonstrating the potential of footfall power and the future for
Scanadu, a startup based at the NASA Ames Research Center, has made the science-fiction of Star Trek a reality by creating a non-invasive tricorder that, within 10 seconds, can gather medical
Seismic waves are helping scientists to plumb the world’s deepest mystery: the planet’s inner core. Earth's inner core The earth’s inner core has an inner core of its own, with
Roses may be red, but they're definitely not green according to research from Scientific American. As millions of partners exchange bunches of red roses in the run up to Valentine's Day, they
A new study that calculates the influence of cloud behavior on climate doubles the number of potentially habitable planets orbiting red dwarfs, the most common type of star in the universe. This
Worried about rising water levels, increased frequency and strength of storms as well as other potential natural disasters? Well, according to the latest Global Adaptation Index (GAIN) report,
Nearly 90 percent of China's big cities failed to meet air quality standards in 2014, but that was still an improvement on 2013 as the country's "war on pollution" began to take effect, the
First Russia was interested in mining energy from the moon. Now China is actively taking steps toward developing the ability to mine helium-3 from the lunar surface. And while NASA and
President Obama’s Administration moved to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, widely considered one of the most spectacular and remote areas in the world. The Department of
French startup Rollkers SAS is coming to the US to unveil their unique shoe accessory. The Rollkers undershoe is described as a "transportation accessory that increases a person’s average
Everyone has heard of flat-pack furniture, but this "Bedroom in a Box" takes the concept to the extreme. Latvia-based designer Rolands Landsbergs of Boxetti has created an ultra-compact
A new WWF-backed study by consultancy giant DNV-GL shows that Scotland can go 100% fossil fuel-free by the year 2030, and that it could reduce carbon intensity from 271 grams of CO2 per
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope is designed to search more than 150,000 stars in order to find habitable Earth-like planets beyond our solar system. So far, it has found more than 4,000 potential
Over the years scientists have made false teeth from a variety of materials - from cuspids crafted out of animal bone to chompers made from wood and gold. However a group of Chinese scientists
Moscow State University just received Russia's largest-ever scientific grant in a bid to create a vertible 'Noah's Ark' containing the DNA of every living and extinct creature on the planet. The
To create these images, Nickolay Lamm contacted Remik Ziemlinski from Climate Central, who provided more precise versions of the same maps that were originally featured in the New York Times
We've seen electric cars and electric bikes, but this is the first time we've seen a vehicle that combines elements of the two. Not just that, but Lit Motor's Lit C-1—a compact
Did you know that 60 percent of the world’s Christmas decorations are made in a single Chinese village?
Ever wondered where plastic Christmas decorations come from? Unfortunately, they are not made by an army of elves at Santa's workshop. (I wonder what their wages would be?) Instead, according
Men! The responsibility for whether you have children or not could soon be completely upon you. According to scientists from Airlangga University in Indonesia, a male contraceptive pill derived
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