Starving news media of revenue is a means of indirect state control.
African governments have transitioned from outright control of freedom of expression to a subtler manipulation of the press that includes withholding state advertising from commercial media outlets.
EPA/How Hwee Young
A troublesome 'little brother' is exhausting the sympathy on which it heavily relies.
Ethical codes on animal experimentation lay down strict rules about the treatment of lab animals. Animals headed to the slaughter house are not so lucky.
Turns out the way you are exposed to new languages could be the key.
The ban on electronic devices in cabin luggage overlooks the airports that would be least likely to detect a bomb.
The Quiver Tree is also known as Kokerboom and Choje to the indigenous San people of southern Africa.
A new code of conduct for researchers has been developed by the San peoples of southern Africa.
The new 'hybrid' device is the culmination of many of Nintendo's innovations to date.
In Africa, the idea of a post-truth era - which by implication fundamentally presupposes the existence of an era in which ‘truth’ was self-evident - is folly.
Self-determination, freedom of thought, choice of risk arguably have freed society, but then there's inequality, ill-health and narcissism.
Quel est le programme du jour ?
Les chiens semblent apprécier la télévision. Mais que voient-ils au juste quand ils fixent un écran, et quels sont leurs programmes préférés ?
Experimentally produced hand stencils at ‘The Cave’.
Jason Hall, University of Liverpool
New ways of using forensic science in anthropology have been developed to advance our understanding of the past.
Third-year archaeology student Dominic Coe replicates a painting of rhino based on the original image in France’s Grotte Chauvet.
In an ideal world, students might visit original cave sites to see ancient paintings in their natural setting. This isn't possible, so the idea of an artificial cave set-up at a university was born.
Taiwanese premier Tsai Ing-wen converses with Donald Trump.
EPA/Office of the President of Taiwan
The frenzied response to this year's most examined courtesy call played right into Beijing's hands.
Out and proud: the bisexual pride flag.
Peter Salanki via Wikimedia Commons
The proportion of young people identifying as lesbian or gay seems to have dropped slightly, but the proportion who identify as bisexual has grown.
Going it alone.
Does the growth of 'freebirthing' mean that women are rejecting professional advice? Or is there something else going on?
The long history of students leaving their home town to go to university is beginning to erode.
In many countries, students go to their nearest institution, but in England in particular, there is a strong historical precedent for going away to university.
The earliest hominin cancer.
Patrick Randolph-Quinney (University of Central Lancashire/University of the Witwatersrand)
Cancer is not the modern disease many believe it to be. New fossil evidence from two South African caves suggests that its origins lie deep in prehistory.
The best prosthetics feel more like the real thing.
When’s the next dog food commercial on?
Dogs like a little TV – and researchers have been investigating why.
Woody Guthrie’s tenancy in Fred Trump’s Beach Haven apartment complex coincided with a diagnosis of Huntington’s disease.
Library of Congress
'Trump made a tramp out of me,' Guthrie lamented, denouncing his landlord who barred black families and pocketed federal funds.