The problem of antimicrobial resistance won't go away as long as people in poor countries don't have access to clean water.
New research has found a way to speed up enzymes that break down the PET plastic in bottles.
An anti-Brexit protest at Downing Street in March 2018.
All EU citizens living in the UK will need to register after Brexit. But some may find it difficult to do so.
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How we found the oldest human fossil ever discovered outside Africa and the Levant.
JCF Johnson’s, Euchre in the bush, circa 1867, depicts a card game in a hut on the Victorian goldfields in the 1860s.
Oil on canvas mounted on board, 42.0 x 60.2 cm.
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The discovery of gold in California 170 years ago was a turning point in global history. The gold rushes are not mere historic footnotes – they continue to influence the world in which we live today.
Pemba in northern Mozambique has seen a surge of new arrivals in step with investments to exploit off-shore gas deposits.
Across countries, we find that FDI inflows driven by new projects in new industries increased by 58% in the two years following a giant discovery
The story began when police discovered the bodies of Slovak journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancé – both had been shot dead.
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The pioneering legislation is ten years old – and the latest science means it now does not go far enough.
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Daylight savings time means our most active periods are better aligned with daylight hours.
Many social media users have been shocked to learn the extent of their digital footprint.
The silver lining to the Cambridge Analytica case is that more people are recognising that we pay for online services with not only our own privacy, but that of our friends, family and colleagues.
Thousands of animals are used for heart drug tests each year – but research shows that in silico developments are more accurate.
Cumulonimbus: heavy rain and thunder on the horizon.
The skies can tell us when there might be trouble ahead.
The foreign secretary will host a summit in London this summer on helping Balkan states join the EU.
Medieval teaching scene.
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Back in the Middle Ages, as well as speaking English and Latin, many people living in Britain also spoke French.
The UK government is shockingly apathetic about the fast rise in mortality in England and Wales.
Before meeting Kim Jong-un, the president should think about Richard Nixon's 1972 trip to China. It could provide valuable insight for US-North Korean relations.
Economists try to create and use maps to navigate the world of human choices. But in some ways, these maps are limited.
Cover of the final report by the High Level Expert Group on Fake News and Online Disinformation.
It will take a concerted effort of stakeholders working together to combat disinformation says new EU report.
Anti-vaxxers protesting in Melbourne, Australia.
Anti-vaxxer movement is often portrayed as a powerful force. They are anything but.
There are widespread fears that so-called echo chambers and filter bubbles are leading to political polarization that poses a danger to democracy. But are the fears unfounded?
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Despite fears that so-called echo chambers are causing political polarization, a new study suggests it's not the case.