Scrapping the idea of a species is an extreme idea – but perhaps a good one.
Ultra-processed products have little or no intact 'food' remaining in them. And much-praised industry led reformulation is doing nothing effective about this.
The focus on the ageing of women is by no means a modern phenomenon.
Universities play a significant role in the high and rising air travel footprint – and they need to do more about it.
The food system urgently needs to be redesigned if we are to avoid crisis.
The British nuclear weapon tests on Kiritimati (or Christmas) Island had profound and lasting cultural consequences for both atomic veterans and local islanders.
Migration offers a fix for the islands 'drowning' as a consequence of the climate crisis – but are there better alternatives?
We are living through the latest battle in a 300-year long ideological war over the meaning of humanity itself.
It's time race equality was practised in the academy, not just preached.
We spoke at length with a series of self-identified preppers. It became clear that most aren’t so out of the ordinary.
Far from being a technical, commercial instrument, money can be a social and political construct that has immense radical potential.
As climate change threatens to bring more sudden rainstorms, we need to rethink the way we manage water.
Why sexual and gender based violence has become a phenomenon within refugee families.
The process of radicalisation is a complex system that cannot be reduced to the brain, behaviour, or environment. It exists at the intersection of all these elements.
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I wanted to see whether this extreme example of a team effort could tell us anything about the workplace.
This might sound over the top and rather wasteful. But rental wedding dresses are not uncommon.
Clingy behaviour can be narcissistic, too.
People have always been intrigued by illusions, but only in the last century have they been able to teach us about the workings of the brain.
Life expectancy has more than doubled in the last two centuries. How much more can it increase?