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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If you live in New York, you probably know that apartment space is worth its weight in gold. Therefore any furniture that is compact, yet stylish is always welcome. With that in mind, designer
A team of engineers from MIT has created genetic circuits in bacterial cells that can not only perform logic functions, but also remember the results. These functions can then be encoded within
During President Barack Obama's Inaugural Address, he briefly touched upon his plans for combating climate change and reducing emissions, but didn't go into any meaningful detail. However during
The pop-up bamboo West Kowloon Theatre will feature a series of events including Cantonese opera performances by young talents, Chinese dance by the Hong Kong Dance Company and contemporary
Photo via Shutterstock In 2011, we published a story that non-native earthworms were a threat to the US as they were releasing more carbon into the atmosphere. Now a new Dutch/US study has
German wind farm photo from Shutterstock Last year, Germany made headlines when it met half of its weekend power demand using solar energy alone. But that's not all - the nation just
NASA is currently running a five-year study known as DISCOVER-AQ — which stands for Deriving Information on Surface conditions from Column and Vertically Resolved Observations Relevant to
General Electric (GE) has stepped up its investment in clean energy over the past few years, and the company just announced the world’s most efficient high-output wind turbine - the
Anyone who has visited the Grand Canyon is sure to be familiar with its breathtaking beauty, its numerous trekking routes, and the terrifying stories about how hikers can potentially get lost.
Northwestern University Develops More Efficient Organic Solar Cell Using Algorithm Based On Natural Evolution
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Researchers at NASA have developed a revolutionary flying wing aircraft that uses 50% less fuel than standard planes. The new manta ray-esque X-48C is based on the X-48B Blended Wing Body
Virginia-based Deep Space Industries just announced bold plans to not only mine asteroids (which has been proposed by multiple companies), but to also turn the raw materials into complex metal
Presidential inauguration speeches are tricky as they provide a relatively short amount of time to outline the POTUS' vision for the next four years, whilst paying lip service to the current
UK Marine Biological Association Finds a Third of All Fish in UK Waters Suffer From Plastic Contamination
A joint report by Plymouth University and the UK Marine Biological Association has revealed that a third of fish collected off the coast of Plymouth, UK were found to contain traces of plastic.
Army Corps Of Engineers Races to Deepen Mississippi River as Drought Threatens to Close it to Shipping Traffic
Mississippi River photo from Shutterstock 2012 saw the United States hit by some of the most devastating droughts in recent memory. However it's not just America's farmers and agricultural
Africa has some of the planet's most beautiful and endangered species, such as rhinos, elephants, leopards and lions. However, over the decades, poaching has severely impacted on these species
Researchers at MIT just developed a new bio-polymer film that is able to generate electricity from a readily available source: water vapor. The material changes its shape as it absorbs
Photo via Shutterstock The Central American country of Nicaragua has never been as fortunate as its neighbors when it comes to energy reserves. In fact, most commercial electricity is
Wind turbine photo from Shutterstock As 2012 came to a close, many US energy companies were rushing to install last-minute wind turbines before the federal tax credit incentive expired at the
Image: High-speed commuter train via Shutterstock In Europe, approximately half of the continent's trains are electric. However, a new regenerative braking system developed by Tognum daughter
Every third Thursday, the winter sport experts at Signal Snowboards like to head into their workshop, throw around some ideas and build something truly unique and creative. As the team spend a
For several years now, many naval firms have proposed bringing back sails on modern ships in order to reduce fuel consumption and lower greenhouse gas emissions. Ideas have ranged from
A team from the University of Colorado led by Assistant Professor Nikolaus Correll has developed a swarm of miniature robots which they aim to reproduce in large quantities to tackle complex
When you hear about the effects on climate change on global populations, some of the places that might immediately spring to mind might include the low-lying island of Tuvalu or Haiti, which is
Photo from Shutterstock At the beginning of the year, climate change was declared a threat to national security by fifteen leaders of the US Armed Forces. Now, their warnings have been heeded
Dutch engineer Johan Von Konow has created a stunning gingerbread house - but instead of using traditional techniques he used a 50W laser engraver with a simple CAD program! Johan first created
Japan is located in a seismically and volcanically active part of the world - which is why the country's decision to build nuclear power plants has always been so controversial. As the Fukushima
Climate change photo from Shutterstock For years, scientists have said that it is imperative to prevent the world's climate from rising 2 degrees celsius (3. 6 degrees Fahrenheit) above
There is a lot hanging on the 18th session of the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change currently being held in Doha, Qatar, but with many in the media predicting
In recent years, climate change conferences have had underwhelming results - as the ones in Copenhagen and Bonn showed. However as the 18th session of the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework
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