How governments can ensure phasing out oil and gas won’t do more damage.
Listen to the third episode of a new series from The Anthill Podcast ahead of the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow.
What research shows is important to win support for bold decarbonisation measures.
‘Hyperscale’ warehouses filled with computer servers use water for electricity and cooling.
People inevitably became less contented during the pandemic, but it’s part of a longer trend.
The vastly differing environment would need a whole new approach to disposing of dead bodies.
More ambitious plans for making the UK’s homes energy efficient could create 22,545 new full-time jobs.
The problem of increasing plastic waste has been exacerbated by the pandemic, requiring better regulation and monitoring to solve.
The world is a much better place for the extra carbon being absorbed by forests, but it can never entirely offset emissions.
Hooking trees up to internet-connected sensors provides a new way to study how they interact with the environment - and how the public interacts with their tweets.
From robotic hands to brain-like computers, the Human Brain Project has produced some intriguing results.
James McCune Smith was the first African American to receive a medical doctorate from a university. He dedicated his life to fighting injustice.
Data collected from thousands of hippos helped show that while males are only slightly bigger than females, they have much larger tusks.
Plus, how a team of musicologists and computer scientists completed Beethoven’s unfinished 10th Symphony using AI. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Attending, debating or simply following COP26? Here’s why you should be reading science fiction.
Ecolabelled seafood fetches higher prices in supermarkets, giving retailers and producers the incentive to up their sustainability game.
The creation of social media accounts based on fictional models raises pointed questions about race, representation and commodification.
From celebratory calypsos to more critical reggae tracks, Black British music has had a huge influence on the evolving sound of football.
Field trials of genetically edited crop plants are to be allowed in England under new government proposals.
A love of mathematics could help sports stars solve problems on court.