Yes, humans hold awesome power over the rest of the planet, but nature will always fight our attempts to 'tame' the natural world.
While AI seems unstoppable, our improved understanding of human brains is levelling the playing field for now.
Cancer is not the modern disease many believe it to be. New fossil evidence from two South African caves suggests that its origins lie deep in prehistory.
More tasks are being given over to automation, from autopilots in transport to medical diagnosis. But humans are a poor backup for automation, especially when the automation goes wrong.
We are only just starting to understand the linguistic tools that get stuff done, move us to tears, bore us to death, or make us dizzy with delight.
Human and wildlife conflict in Tanzania's Ruaha region is extremely tense. There are many projects underway to alleviate this tension.
Stone tools have been integral to the way archaeologists have told the human story.