The first fully industrialised war prompted many to draw parallels between human society and the insect world.
Even if alien life is never discovered, all is not lost.
Activist art makes clear that the border dynamic is a lot more complex than Trumps's 'them/us' rhetoric.
Sales of antiquities legally excavated are just as ethically problematic as those likely looted.
Macron's portrait and taste in literature are full of political symbols to be sussed.
Henry David Thoreau might appear to be very ill-adapted for the modern West – but his writing contains some striking lessons for the modern world.
As womb transplants move from science fiction to science fact, we need to consider some ethical dilemmas.
Tales of levitation tend to belie stark inequalities and various forms of violence (often upon women).
Expecting tourists to pay a little more than locals is defensible – whether in Bruges, Venice or Thailand.
Tut-mania reigned in the 1920s – and keeps returning to haunt us.
Private companies are building new inpatient units – the state has been trying to reduce them for the last five years.
We don’t just hold our phones, we cradle them – and make films like this one with them.
Intensified rice production in Cambodia's dry season is wreaking havoc on local bird populations.
Biologists only really started to use maths in the last few decades.
Who are the 'macho boasting idiots' now?
What would you prefer: spleen diet, fish custard, or a modern prison meal?
Is the bromance, as depicted in films such as 21 Jump Street and Pineapple Express, also making its mark on daily life?
Who owns culture in the real-virtual world of augmented reality?
Weather forecasting stopped looking for patterns in the past, and started using numbers to look solidly at the future.
Machines by Rahul Jain reveals how some industries turn bodies into commodities.