A remarkable year on the Korean peninsula has been marked by both bitter enmity and genuine goodwill. Now, the tension is being ratcheted up again.
Discovery of many icy worlds helps unravel the solar system's history.
Plasma physics suggests Star Wars blaster guns would be extremely deadly.
A new poll suggests there has been a shift in positive opinion towards immigration, which started in 2015.
The Liverpool FC star striker has inspired a generation of young Egyptians.
Will GDPR usher in a fresh start for the internet? A look at the four main foundation elements and how they affect you.
Genetics is influencing more and more of our decisions, but we can't make the right choices if we don't understand it.
All households have received a leaflet advising them to prepare for crisis or war. But it's not really clear why.
Here's how common it is to develop mental health problems in pregnancy or in the first year after birth.
Obese people don't have more frequent or intense food wanting episodes than lean people, but they do enjoy their food less.
The SNP says every Scottish voter will be financially better off if they vote to leave the UK. But is that what they need to hear to vote yes in another referendum?
It's easy to dismiss this modern-day Bertie Wooster as a caricature. But his power is not to be underestimated.
The British government is trying to unblock £400m donated in 1927 by an anonymous donor who wanted it to help pay off the national war debt.
David Goodall had a good life and he wanted a good death, even though he wasn't terminally ill. An end-of-life expert explains why he should have this right.
The dangers of AI solutionism need to be addressed.
New research shows that ground-dwelling birds were more likely to survive the mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous period.
With less snow on the ground, weasels that turn white for winter are easier prey for foxes and wolves.
Law professor Giuseppe Conte has no experience in politics – which makes him the perfect candidate for the uncomfortable partnership now in government.
Nutrition expert – sugar does not cause type 2 diabetes on its own.
Expert fact checks claim that cannabis cures cancer.
New research shows childhood in Europe lasts on average until age 25, while old age starts at 60.
In the UK, euthanasia is ignored by parliamentarians in favour of political survival.
Those tasked with sustaining peace must address economic, social and cultural rights to stand any chance of succeeding.
Climate change plus population growth means the city has to act soon.
Populism gets a bad rap for fuelling the rise of authoritarianism. But it can also be a shot in the arm for liberal democracy.
Brexit could erode workers’ wages and conditions, particularly if the British government deregulates employment laws and undercuts EU standards.
A Rose by any other name might not choose to become a gardener, and other odd quirks in how names affect us.
Remorse is a vital, but often overlooked and underused aspect of justice, for both the victim and the offender.
Information extracted from copyrighted material should not be seen as an infringement. Such analytical use is good for society.
After Brexit, politicians hope that technology can help us avoid a hard border in Ireland.
What kind of 'swiper' are you? A typology of people who steal from supermarkets at self-service checkouts.
Many people feel conflicted about the use of animals in scientific research. But what is actually involved?
The large human brain has been thought to result from social demands. But new research challenges this idea.
The return of the US to the top is driven by its strength in economic performance and infrastructure. But it's mixed results for president Trump.
The diamonds and dollars soon disappear from view.
No mother wants their baby to develop jaundice, but it turns out that they should probably be grateful.
Pregnant women should be reassured that eating fish is good for their baby and is very unlikely to cause autism.