Recent research contradicts the belief that a period of calm usually follows a serious earthquake.
Time is fixed, but people experience hours, months and days in very different ways. One researcher has spent decades exploring this universal phenomenon.
Our closest relatives are being wiped out and it's all our fault.
The announcement of Chelsea Manning's commutation raises questions regarding the future of other high-profile leakers, like Julian Assange and Edward Snowden.
The world needs to take urgent steps to stop the threat of mass massacres in South Sudan with tough measures that must include direct legal and financial sanctions against the main protagonists.
Studies show that biased coverage — from jabs at the German chancellor's low-cut dress to insinuations that Argentina's president has a 'mood disorder' — undermines women in public office.
For the third consecutive year, it's the hottest year ever. A climate scientist explains how these predictions are made and why they're completely different from forecasting the weather.
We need Mars-level thinking to solve our energy and climate problems here on Earth.
Theresa May will find that having a seat at the table is not the same as being on the wrong side of it.
According to the latest Oxfam report, the richest eight people in the world are as wealthy as the bottom 50% of the world's population. But let's scrutinise these numbers a bit more.
Mining brings some benefits to some but when extraction is over, the lack of wider benefits to all is keenly felt.
For all the chatter about the Kremlin's supposed preference for Trump over Clinton, its strategy is far from clear.