New research uses pathology in dinosaur bones to look at predator-prey interactions in the fossil record.
Putin and Trump both invoke a kind of religion that emphasises a past golden age, rather than shared practices of church attendance and piety.
The tale of the snow crab bears witness to the how the complexities of climate change and fights over fishing rights play out.
Diving without oxygen tanks requires you to enact some very weird and very strange and not all that well understood physiological feats just to stay alive.
Women with AIDS were excluded from the US definition of the syndrome until 1993. What's changed?
Economists try to create and use maps to navigate the world of human choices. But in some ways, these maps are limited.
If an alien landed on Earth, how would you decide if it had free will like us, or was a sophisticated automaton?
Whenever Salah scores a goal, he performs sujood, the Islamic act of prostration. Fans' reactions to it underscore the state of British Muslimness today.
The word only appears 14 times in the UK's parliamentary record between 1803 and 2005. Now it is everywhere.
The internet has not only changed the kinds of answers historical study can provide, but also what questions can be asked.
One stock history of medicine tale is that trepanning is one of the most ancient treatments for migraines.
Speaking up and telling the truth is important, but we need to be mindful that it is risky, far from safe for all victims and survivors.
A clock designed to work for 10 millennia is being built – but what is the point of it?
The possible join between the fragments of an ancient epic written in cuneiform in London and Geneva has been speculated for over 50 years.
Social media platforms can identify children who are most interested in or vulnerable to junk food and its advertising.
Englishness has been found in diverse places and has taken diverse forms.
It is no accident that practices of meditation and mindfulness have become so ubiquitous in our neoliberal times.
Ursula le Guin gave us an anarchist society on another world; we brought it back to Earth.
Recent deaths within the pornography industry in the US have reignited debates on labour conditions and mental health.
The statistics point remorselessly towards obesity being a symptom with an underlying social cause. That should completely change the approach to dealing with it.