FACTS OF THE DAY

12 September 2017

31% of British scientists are religious and only 25% are atheists.

thetimes.co.uk

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Female life expectancy in Britain is the worst in Europe, and male life expectancy the second worst.

thetimes.co.uk

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Hurricane Harvey dumped 27 trillion gallons of water on Texas and Louisiana.

fivethirtyeight.com

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Chinese researchers have built a tiny nanogenerator that could sit inside human veins and generate electricity from blood flow.

newatlas.com

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Japanese scientists can change the colour of a flower by editing its genes.

newatlas.com

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The Australian Ministry of Defence is developing a personal black box ‘Flight Recorder’ for individual soldiers.

newatlas.com