19 September 2011
Mind Games 2
We keep your brain ticking over with a couple of new brainteasers. We’ll also be looking at optical illusions, which demonstrate how the mind deals with visual information.
Last week we stretched our brains with lateral thinking puzzles - and several readers surprised us with creative alternative solutions to the problems.
7. Cranberry switch:
E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places.
A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.