Think about the question and the words don’t matter.
No-one wants to run a 'No' campaign these days but it actually won't make much of a difference.
Social biases like racism and sexism can be weakened after a good night's sleep, suggests study.
The trial of an American journalist in Iran was a craven farce – and a reminder of the brutality with which Tehran still treats journalists.
Vacations can tell us many things about sex and power in our own culture.
The Conservatives have got it half-right by seeking to repeal the Human Rights Act. Too bad they want to replace it with something almost as unhelpful.
When he interred four anti-racist and secularist icons in Paris's Panthéon, François Hollande perhaps hoped some of their legacy would rub off on him.
Scottish and English land rules look set to further diverge, but talk of a revolution north of the border is somewhat wide of the mark.
The latest heatwaves in India have claimed at least 1,100 lives.
The EU's proposal to relocate 40,000 Syrian and Eritrean nationals from Greece and Italy to other EU Member States is not what it seems.
Blair's time as peace envoy left a lot to be desired.
There's massive support for the legalisation of assisted dying, but getting UK parliaments to pass a law remains a problem.
A recent ombudsman's report suggests that most people are more concerned with end-of-life care than the right to end their lives.
The UK and other governments seem set on the idea that finding needles can be made easier by radically increasing the size of the haystack.
Watch The Shining after reading this and you may find that the Czech author haunts The Overlook Hotel just as much, if not more, than any of its regular spectral figures.
The new government should link policies on education, career progression and welfare to tackle the lack of women in science.
What we see in online dating is not always what we get.
A completely new human ancestor dating back to 3.5–3.3 million years ago has been discovered.
Software is now too critical to how the world works, so we need to enforce ways to ensure it's better.
It's not all isolation and cyber-bullying: technology offers access to communication and therapies that could help sufferers of mental illness.
Why are the UK's left-over possessions in the Indian Ocean still the subject of furious legal dispute?
A new study rejoices at being able to predict crowd movements and size with phone data. But those methods won't keep us safe.
Unless climate change can be mitigated, or farmers can find ways to adapt, the future for coffee production looks bleak.
Shakespeare didn't "lol," but he did "ha, ha, he."
Software freebies can help businesses grow, innovate and attract staff -- assuming they've worked out how to protect against the dangers.
If you can't find the specific T cells you need to fight a cancer, make them.
Our minds have always adapted to their environment but advertisers are exploiting opportunities for distraction like never before.
The promised referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU is now firmly on the parliamentary agenda. Opening parliament on May 27, the Queen announced that the government would introduce early legislation…
The government's commitment to boosting employment is undermined by the proliferation of harsh and insecure temporary jobs with no long-term prospects.
Football's governing body and its President Sepp Blatter are used to annual meetings which run like clockwork. US and Swiss police have made sure this time it's different.
Biofilms have developed to let nutrients in but keep antimicrobials out.
The threat of a strike can cause trepidation among the public - but where would we be without them?
The EU membership renegotiations are already leaving David Cameron behind, but he can still seize the initiative again.
The UK government has sold spare IP addresses to a booming resale market - so now there's a cash incentive to move to IPv6 sooner rather than later.
Genetic techniques are helping scientists work out how to stop invasive species before they rack up huge environmental and financial costs.
Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgård's indictment of Swedish culture rings uncomfortably true.
Gaining that required qualification to put on your CV is what counts to win a job in today’s ‘graduate economy’.
Despite your genuine intentions, your friends or colleagues may not be as excited as you think to hear your good news.
Ballan wrasse enjoy eating the tiny sea lice that plague salmon farms.
Minds as well as bodies will need to heal after the prolonged horror, fear and stress of Ebola.
Japan has spent decades proudly staying out of military matters, but China's maritime belligerence has changed all that.
A huge project to bring together 19 institutions in France is to enter its first full academic year in September.
Two new islands in the southern Red Sea formed during volcanic eruptions in 2011 and 2013. They are now being steadily eroded.
What effect would Britain's leaving the EU have on it's digital economy?
Using a smuggled mobile phone, an imprisoned opposition leader has summoned the people of Venezuela to the streets again. Could it bring down Maduro?
An increasing number of high-skilled graduates, rather than technology, could be to blame for a decline in the UK's mid-paying jobs.
A shift to the right in Poland in an election that signals tough times ahead for the government.
The risks of rising carbon emissions means fossil fuel firms need new strategies now - for the sake of their businesses as well as the planet.
If you want to know a child's gender, just ask them and then listen to the answer.
Replacing authors on scientific papers with projects could be one way to tackle the increasing numbers of contributors.
Susan Oman interviews Goldsmith's Will Davies, author of The Happiness Industry.
Palestine is spearheading an international effort to get Israel booted out of FIFA – but the organisation just wants to stay out of politics.
Is leadership innate? Traditional studies like to suggest it is, but context matters.
The UN's ambitious education program must be extended to the most marginalised and disadvantaged.
As W B Yeats wrote: all has changed, changed utterly.
Parlez-vous Eurovision? The contest may seem more monolingual than ever, but it remains a multicultural event.
Remarkably similar carvings and simple cross sculptures suggest the Celtics travelled north across the Atlantic.