The cinematic legacies of Operation Crossroads, the first peacetime nuclear tests, fundamentally shaped how we view the mushroom cloud.
Now is not the time for rocket men to abandon spaceship Earth.
Carrion beetles help stabilise the biology of the soil they live in.
Using hot baths or saunas shouldn’t be considered as a substitute for exercise. But they can mimic some of the health benefits.
Nathalie MacDermott was a regular on BBC News, Sky New and ITV. Then COVID broke out at her hospital.
The audio version of an in-depth article rounding on governments worldwide for using the concept of net zero emissions to “greenwash” their lack of commitment to solving global warming.
We value bees for the jobs they do for the environment and us – why is the same not true of wasps?
Prominent academics, including a former IPCC chair, round on governments worldwide for using the concept of net zero emissions to ‘greenwash’ their lack of commitment to solving global warming.
A lack of policy has allowed industrial chicken farms to multiply in certain parts of the UK – with a lack of consideration of the environmental and social impacts.
The story of how money injections became the go-to policy for tackling economic crises.
The idea that seed banks must be full of potentially helpful microfungi inside seeds was not a stretch, and yet no one had ever looked before.
This is the story of Lucian Landau, the forgotten man who invented the technology that made Durex boom.
How on earth did an obscure Roman social practice end up lending its name to a modern psychedelic?
We shouldn’t see politicians and scientists as residing in distinct, separate realms.
How museums can reimagine themselves in the context of the climate crisis.
An algorithm driven world is dehumanising – but by understanding this we can call for a more equitable and human use of data.
New research has mapped sea-level rise around the Isles of Scilly over the last 12,000 years.
From healthcare, to the environment, immigration and racial justice, which areas of Barack Obama’s legacy were the most vulnerable – and most resilient – during Donald Trump’s first term?
In north India, there is a particular history of purchasing brides from other states. We tell just some of their stories here.
The Zimovs want to restore the prehistoric ‘mammoth steppe’ ecosystem and see if it slows down – or even reverses – melting permafrost.