An obscure Russian prince lays claim to being the first person to announce that humanity may destroy itself through its own technological advancement.
There is no solution to the unethical, unsustainable fashion industry – yet
Ultra-clear maps of individual toes were found in the brains of two foot painters – these are not found in typically developed humans.
The use of big data by companies, even when perfectly legal, can harm people.
The design of the global money game is the real antagonist in the fight against climate change. But the call to arms tends to be directed at the players who have had best luck with the dice.
Why do caseworkers and immigration judges not believe that asylum seekers are gay?
The only possible solution to the crisis, socialisation, is the one that the current government will not consider.
Some animals, like rats, learn linguistic patterns better than humans can.
From Strictly Come Dancing to the Tour de France 'curses' have rational explanations. Here, psychologists discuss why belief in them persists.
When asked to identify the most dangerous day of the year, we realised this research hadn’t been done.
Central planning may make an AI-supported comeback.
This selection of films shows the problem of extremism in its complexity, examining how real people can become radicalised.
From mobile phones to artificial wombs: what a breathtakingly visionary set of predictions from a century ago can teach us about our attempts to forecast the future today.
There are potential issues with any use of machine learning in policing. But if used in the right way, it could go a long way towards more effective policing.
We shouldn't assume that discussion of bodily changes necessarily means progression towards a more equal society.
Realising the silence of outer space was what made us appreciate our precarious position down on this pale blue dot – so beginning our obsession with extinction.
Police crackdown operations are likely to exacerbate the structural inequalities that can influence criminality in the first place.
A substantial building programme is needed to rearrange our cities to benefit all types of journeys – not just commutes.
How and why animals develop as male or female is far more complex than we ever imagined.
Those money-saving black boxes reveal a lot about the rules that govern our lives.