Researchers discover that the human foot is just like any other ape foot

Only slightly more likely to attract fetishists. Researchers at the University of Liverpool studies more than 25,000 steps made on a pressure-sensitive treadmill at the University's Gait Lab. The results indicate that our feet are not the wonderful mechanisms of human genetic superiority but are closer those of great apes, the other humanoids on the planet.  

'Dry water' could help prevent global warming

It sounds like a contradiction in terms, but British scientists have developed 'dry water', and say it could provide a new way to absorb and store carbon dioxide.