The institution of pet-keeping is fundamentally unjust as it involves the manipulation of animals’ bodies, behaviours and emotional lives.
The vast desert could potentially produce more than seven times the electricity requirements of Europe, with almost no carbon emissions.
There's more to antibiotics than meets the eye.
A Neanderthal tooth was discovered in Serbia. This finding helps to fill gaps in the human fossil record of this important geographical region.
India's parliamentary elections, now underway, will show how social media is affecting Indian society and government.
Getting enough exercise to offset the health impacts of sitting might be easier than you think, new research shows.
The Trump administration has declared the most severe new sanctions against Cuba since President John F. Kennedy imposed an economic embargo banning all trade with the communist island in 1962.
Get your thinking cap on – you'll need it.
A panel of mediators has been asked by the Indian Supreme Court to suggest a way forward for a site claimed by both Hindus and Muslims.
The fire that devastated the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral on April 15 is a historic event that reminds us of the symbolic power of national monuments.
Images of Notre Dame on fire have elicited an outpouring of grief around the world and online. This response raises the question of why we feel more connected to some heritage places than others.
Words are as important as pictures for helping us come to terms with such a huge cultural loss.
For all its queer characters, Westeros is a gender binary world.
Human civilisation is threatened by long-dead organisms, whether as White Walkers or petrol.
This explains why some aspects of English can be hard to learn for speakers of other languages.