The chaos that led to a disastrous attack in the final days of WWII.
A new study with fruit flies suggests that we may have less free will when it comes to choosing what we eat than we like to think.
Young people are being left behind by today's politicians – but there is hope in Manchester and the region's upcoming mayoral race.
When the classroom is your dance floor.
We can overcome the tyranny of inaccessible science hardware by building a movement for equity in science.
New research reveals why some people use food to soothe their emotions.
The Chinese government is doing its best to stop China's bad loan problem from blowing up.
Junk food versus healthy food – why are we always blaming consumers for 'bad' food choices?
Women need to be given more information about pelvic floor health during and after pregnancy.
New research on Indonesian fossils reveals clues to an ancient expansion out of Africa.
Genetic analysis is getting cheaper and can provide real-time surveillance of drug resistance.
They were way off in 2015 and for the forthcoming election in June it's worth knowing why.
South African economist is one of leading voices questioning the way we relate everything to a single statistic.
Scientists investigating an underwater mountain have found lots of tellurium, a mineral used in some solar panels.
Simply copying Snapchat might not be enough to keep the biggest social network relevant.
European countries are among the most sceptical of vaccinations – so how do they stay on top of the problem?
The first round of the presidential election has left French citizens and politicians divided – and the top candidates' four-way split doesn't favour governance of the country.
After a historic battle, we now know that one of two people will be the next president of France.
Scientists still don't know what caused the mysterious phenomenon 'Steve'.
Time for a little more make do and mend.
Wherever past atrocities are denied, truth must be spoken to power.
With just 6% of the vote, the French socialist party of outgoing president François Hollande came a distant fifth in the French election.
Fed up with an increasingly authoritarian government, Venezuelans are taking to the streets – where they are met with violence.
The prospect of a Marine Le Pen victory has financial markets spooked. For good reason.
The killing of a policeman in a terror attack has heightened tensions as France chooses its next president.
New research shows the insects use the brightness of different stars to work out which direction to go.
This episode of The Anthill podcast delves into the world of memory. We talk to psychologists, historians and political scientists about how and why we remember some things and forget others.