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.
Experts from France, Spain and the UK explain how Europe should respond to a rise in coronavirus cases.
An evolutionary psychologist, politics expert and sustainability scientist discuss the potential for humanity to plan for the long term future.
After neglecting its old ally for years, Global Britain is suddenly in need of mates.
This is the story of 'Misha', as I have come to know her. Both I and my research have been deeply affected by a polar bear I have never met face to face.
Seventy-five years ago, the first atomic bomb exploded and a new world dawned.
Frustrated by the inability to get good internet, a rural village decided to dig a superfast connection in themselves.
The future of periods could be sustainable and cheap – but action is needed.
Superbugs spread through the environment – and it needs urgent attention.
Social psychiatry has fallen from favour. It's time to revisit it.
A medieval historian and business studies expert discuss how pandemics past and present impact on big business.
A decade of no grazing has demonstrated positive effects on the richness of bird species.
Whether you like the taste of rocket or not, these leafy greens actually have many health benefits, including anti-cancer properties.