Author Archive for Ian Sample Science editor


Spring-heeled: concept that could see Usain Bolt rocket to 50mph

Prototype of revolutionary running device being worked on by scientists at US universityA wearable spring-based contraption that attaches to the legs has the potential to boost human running speeds by 50%, according to researchers who hope to build the…


Neurosurgeon: Blackwell fight ‘should have stopped three rounds earlier’

Leading neurosurgeon says it was clear by round seven that Blackwell, who is in a coma, was being badly beaten by Chris Eubank JrThe British title fight that left Nick Blackwell in an induced coma should have been stopped three rounds earlier, accordin…