That pre-sleep herbal tea may be doing many people a lot of good.
The story of this video game speaks to what seems a powerful political moment, of an American nation literally at war with itself.
There is a long, dishonourable history of detrimental policy going back to the 15th century.
Governments have started to see automation as the key to brighter urban futures. But what will this look like?
A mythical Amazonia of lost tribes or lost cities is easy to challenge on a factual basis, but such objections appear rather feeble in the face of the power of cliché.
Humans are already imposing our barely understood sexual ethic upon machines.
Each discipline tells us only part of the story. And so the truest picture of prehistory comes from triangulating these independent lines of evidence.
We can either take advantage of advances in technology to enhance human beings (never to go back), or we can legislate to prevent this from happening.
Multiple reports have convincingly demonstrated that agroecology is the most promising pathway to sustainable food systems on all continents. But governments aren't doing enough to support it.
New research uses pathology in dinosaur bones to look at predator-prey interactions in the fossil record.
Putin and Trump both invoke a kind of religion that emphasises a past golden age, rather than shared practices of church attendance and piety.
The tale of the snow crab bears witness to the how the complexities of climate change and fights over fishing rights play out.
Diving without oxygen tanks requires you to enact some very weird and very strange and not all that well understood physiological feats just to stay alive.
Women with AIDS were excluded from the US definition of the syndrome until 1993. What's changed?
Economists try to create and use maps to navigate the world of human choices. But in some ways, these maps are limited.
If an alien landed on Earth, how would you decide if it had free will like us, or was a sophisticated automaton?
Whenever Salah scores a goal, he performs sujood, the Islamic act of prostration. Fans' reactions to it underscore the state of British Muslimness today.
The word only appears 14 times in the UK's parliamentary record between 1803 and 2005. Now it is everywhere.
The internet has not only changed the kinds of answers historical study can provide, but also what questions can be asked.
One stock history of medicine tale is that trepanning is one of the most ancient treatments for migraines.