Science & Technology

Guardian readers order 500 tons of microwaved African toilet-charcoal

GUARDIAN readers are looking forward to fuelling their ironic barbecues with the microwaved faeces of a Third World village.

Early humans just not into Neanderthals

OUR human ancestors thought the world of Neanderthals but not in the way they wanted, it has been claimed.

Hotmail replacement intimidatingly cool

HOTMAIL has been re-branded as the uber-cool Outlook, leaving many too intimidated to use it.

Lunar images reveal Buzz Aldrin's lost house keys

AMAZING new images of the moon's surface have revealed Buzz Aldrin's missing house keys.

UK to beat science skills shortage with low-tech economy

A SHORTAGE of science skills in the UK is to be tackled by a return to more basic technology.

Higgs boson becomes first celebrity particle

THE Higgs boson has discussed its rollercoaster ride to fame and revealed exciting reality TV plans.

Computers become moron

ENGINEERS working for Google have linked together 1,000 computers to perform the role of one really annoying person.

Natwest computer 'full of chickens and lepers'

NATWEST'S IT calamity was caused by animals and beggars getting into its India-based computer system, it has been claimed.