"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
Belgium is a country known for its cuisine.
The Belgians enjoy mussels, fries, and waffles.
Now there are more delicacies waiting to take this
A three-foot-wide (0.91 metre) wasp nest has caused a buzz in Winchester, England.
The nest is unusually large, but what may be more surprising is
It was on this day 117 years ago that scientist Sir Ronald Ross made the discovery of how mosquitos transmit malaria parasites to humans. On August
The Konchu Ryori Kenkyukai (Insect Cuisine Research Association) opens its doors to anyone interested in sampling insects as food. Those in
Better understanding how insects move in space and time could provide useful clues for industrial innovation.
That is according to scientists at
Head to the park for a picnic this summer and you might find you are the one who is on the menu.
In Europe, mosquitos are out in full force
The indomitable cockroach has long been considered one of man’s greatest foes. Widely believed to be obstinate enough to survive nuclear war
Insects have a wide field of view and are acutely sensitive to motion. Their eyes are made up of thousands of light-sensing structures. Each contains
Is this the shape of food to come? Most Westerners would be disgusted at the idea of this being a staple food, but for many in the third world bugs
Producing more food to feed a growing population puts more strain on the world’s already limited resources.
Raising livestock takes up a massive
One of the world’s smallest butterflies, the Sinai Baton Blue, is threatened with extinction according to scientists.
It feeds on a specific kind
More and more beekeepers all over the world are witnessing a sharp drop in the number of bees they keep.
In the United States, 25 percent of
A deployment of french soldiers has been sent to the country’s caribbean territories of Martinique and Guadeloupe.
Their task? Draining stagnant
Most people avoid being stung by bees, but at a clinic in Beijing patients are queuing up to be deliberately stung. Bee-sting therapy dates back
Ants are ‘better than humans’ when it comes to choosing a new home, according to researchers at Bristol University in the UK.
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