Is the Grail the chalice from the Last Supper – or the Crucifixion? Does it contain the elixir of life? Or is it Mary Magdalene's womb?
UN appointments frequently centre as much on politics as they do on qualifications for the role.
It is worth remembering that sleep 'crises' are far from new.
Conventional approaches to assessing the impact of cameras on collisions may be overoptimistic.
A history of Ayurvedic medical concepts is being exhibited at London’s Wellcome Collection.
Incontinence is frighteningly common.
Everyone knows that plastic waste is an environmental problem. So let's get creative with it.
The very existence of kindness and altruism seems to contradict Darwin’s theory of evolution. So how could kind behaviour have evolved?
It seems almost inevitable that deep sea mining will open a new and substantial chapter of humanity’s relationship with the oceans.
How can we sort out the crisis of contemporary democracy?
It’s as if Socrates’ remark that 'the trees teach me nothing' is very much still the attitude today.
We need to delve into the mucky complexities of fats, oils and greases in and beyond the home.
African countries need to start producing and developing their own medical devices. Suitably skilled biomedical engineers are needed for this sort of innovation to take root.
Throughout history, metaphors based around the testes and semen brought out very different sides of masculinity.
Humans aren't alone in wanting to take revenge – some animals like to get their own back too.
University degrees perform the same function in 2017 as indulgences did in 1517.
Devoting all energies to fight over an imaginary border deflects attention from the real issues.
Why do roboticists dream of electric women?
People working in caring professions are not superhuman.
Huge hunks of meat and energy inefficient cooking methods make the Sunday roast a particularly unsustainable meal.