Mixed martial arts athletes are risking serious injury and death through crash dieting, a new report warns.
During the unrest of the 1990s, mysterious networks were said to have assassinated Kurdish fighters. Some believe they are still in operation.
If computer pioneer Ada Lovelace had strong women role models even in her day, we must ensure women continue to do so today.
Anti-doping authorities divide steroids into good and bad ones. Yet the more you look at them close up, the more similar they actually are.
With a high-stakes election just weeks away, any number of suspects are in the frame.
A checklist of how countries can be as uncompetitive as possible in attracting overseas students.
There are three things the new head of the IPCC can do now to help people understand climate science.
Anne Tyler’s Booker short-listed novel is an exquisite meditation on family life.
Suffragette tells a story that is both of its time, and timeless - an historical struggle whose lessons, sadly, still need to be learned.
A new study has looked at the 'father effect' in epigenetics.
Turkey's already illiberal democracy shows all the signs of slipping towards dictatorship. A civil war between its livid political factions could be next.
The UK's palliative care is excellent - but that hasn't prevented scandals like the Liverpool Care Pathway and Mid-staffs.
October 16 is traditionally a day in which the Spanish nation is celebrated. But questions are being asked about what that nation is these days.
A satirical manga cartoon of a Syrian refugee child has had the internet up in arms – but there's plenty more tone-deafness where that came from.
The favourite in the betting won has almost every single US presidential election since 1868 and more recently the Academy Awards. But how well can the market predict the Nobel Prize winners?
After a terrible summer of violence and political deadlock, things only seem to be getting worse for Turkey. Why?
Violence has become a daily occurrence in Jerusalem, Gaza and the West Bank and the body count is rising.
The execution of austere British nurse Edith Cavell in World War I inspired music, art, poetry, propaganda - but no weeping.
It used to be outside actors like NGOs and governments that forced companies to be environmentally friendly. But some are building their brand on their CSR.
A study suggests that stopping deep-sea trawling at a depth of around 600m makes sense.
End of Safe Harbour agreement isn't the end of the world, and it might just mean a far better replacement is on its way.
Male friendship is often overlooked in the 20th-century novel, but in her Booker short-listed novel Yanagihara places it centre.
Tesla's sports SUV may be for the wealthy elite, but it will start in motion a process that will see electric vehicles reach the masses.
As Glasgow's most famous tower blocks are razed, we're again being asked to celebrate destruction of old notions of housing provision. We should treat it as a different opportunity entirely.
A Scottish nurse who was "cured" from Ebola is now back in serious condition after the virus appeared to have re-emerged.
Drinking olive oil might not sound appetising but there is strong evidence it has greater health benefits than low-fat diets.
China's aviation industry is bucking the global economic slowdown. But the women that fuel it are facing burnout.
Russia's Syria play may have hit some snags already, but the US is hardly placed to kick up a fuss.