Dumb and Dumber: Our Declining IQ

Science Fact:  We seem to be getting dumber, year by year. A recent European study compared 120 years of intelligence tests and found that the Western countries have lost 14 points of IQ since the Victorian era. The researchers suggest … Continue reading

Internet of Things, Internet of Everything

Science Fact: Internet of Things, Internet of Everything. It’s hard to miss those image ads from Cisco and the breathless hype from many sides: from technologists; from self-styled futurists; from investment advisors looking for the next big stock killing; from professional societies … Continue reading

Frankenburger and Chicken Little

  Science Fact:  Frankenburger — that’s meat grown in a test tube — is giving the late night comedians lots of joke material.  Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google, has been bankrolling research by scientist Mark Post at Maastricht University in … Continue reading


The newly remodeled artchester.net website is officially open to welcome you.  Many thanks to Mike Bell for a great design concept & to all my friends for your Likes and +1s and Follows! [Note: I’m a novice at WordPress, so … Continue reading