New research reveals remarkable evidence of a copper-mining bonanza in Wales that was so productive the metal reached France, Germany, Denmark and Sweden.
We've known how to control typhoid for over 100 years. The rapid current increase of drug-resistant variants in both rich and poor countries is down to decades of short-sighted global health policies.
The terms 'freedom' and 'choice' – on which the legal definition of consent depends – mean very different things to different people.
Climate change is already worsening the chaos attendant on resource shortage – and, therefore, death rates.
The vast emissions caused by these individuals suggest that a very small share of humanity has a very significant role in global warming.
In the past, governments have worked much more closely with scientists to respond to emergencies.
The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster may seem to be a joke, but it highlights some real contradictions in secular societies.
We need to create a transport system that is zero carbon – and socially just – in only a few years. We just need to recognise that it's possible.
It is essential that scientists seek to understand the unique experiences of individuals with schizophrenia.
We live in a society in which inequality is deepening – in this context, our words can have real and pernicious effects.
We don't want to have to think about our role in creating the individuals who commit violence. Amazingly, Joker asks us to.
To protect the futures of today's children and youth, schools and universities must go beyond Eurocentric approaches that dissect particulars yet miss the larger point.
EastEnders is planning to introduce a new bisexual character – let's hope they don't portray many of the classic stereotypes about bi people often seen on TV.
The idea that we can sit down calmly and rationally and explain to our children how they can take drugs safely overlooks a bundle of emotional issues.
Global forces affect corruption, too.
Certain wasps and flies which lay their eggs in specific species such as aphids could be a sustainable form of pest control.
Your fashion choices can help build a sustainable future – here's how.
As early as the 1860s the twin diseases of modernity – overwork and sleeplessness – became the focus of cultural anxieties.
Our responsibility to consider how the future might look for generations to come requires imagination.
An obscure Russian prince lays claim to being the first person to announce that humanity may destroy itself through its own technological advancement.