Eradicating TB won't happen unless the number of people who are latent carriers is tackled. A new estimate suggests it's a much bigger problem than previously thought.
There is more than one hand at play behind some of Shakespeare's work, but it's not necessarily Marlowe's.
Options are open for how to spend £1.4 billion of British aid channelled through EU.
Michael McCarthy's memoir is a timely reminder of the destruction of the natural world.
Responses to rape have improved, and they must continue to do so.
Theresa May desperately needs room to manoeuvre after letting Brexit bravado get the best of her.
If Berlin doesn't apply divisive rules that inflict pain on savers, expect cries of double standards from southern Europe.
There are plenty of studies, but drawing conclusions from them is not that straightforward.
Working the land is a vital – and fruitful – career option.
Arguably Africa's most powerful diplomatic player, South Africa is now backing out of the world's most important mechanism for bringing war criminals to justice.
The recent cyber attack on the Dyn infrastructure shows why the internet of things poses a risk to us all.
Mice increase their pain sensitivity when they see others suffer. Could the same be true for humans?
Here's how we can repurpose places that have witnessed unspeakable crimes.
New Leveson-compliant watchdog will provide firm hand for newspaper industry.
Urban farms might be trendy, but they won't replace rural agriculture anytime soon.
As the camp for migrants and refugees outside Calais is dismantled, two academics from either side of the Channel look at what will happen next.
The French and British governments have prioritised security over humanity for refugees in the Calais Jungle.
Hundreds of child asylum seekers are being taken to the UK, as closure of the Calais camp nears. But their journey to safety is not over yet.
A single session of football heading can temporarily impair memory. So what does that mean for children with developing brains?
Once you've been dishonest, it's harder to stop – here's why.
The internet's architecture is under attack again as a huge denial of service attack takes out major sites in US and Europe.
This psychologist has studied equivocation for years, but had to invent a new category for the prime minister's unique style.
The well-used drug clomipramine could target tumour cells and leave normal cells healthy – if scientists could get enough evidence for it.
If our politicians are really concerned about the future, they've got a funny way of talking about it.
You won't believe how falling revenues are leading to news companies trashing journalistic standards.
A recent Australian high court case has highlighted a problem that also exists in UK and Ireland.
50 years after Time magazine's famous 'Is God Dead?' cover, Church attendance numbers are tumbling. But that doesn't mean Christianity is on the way out.
Trump is a Hollywood comedy blundering around in the 'real world' of American politics. Hollywood drama can show us what is needed instead.
Excessive drinking, the risk of sexual assault ... it can be dangerous work being a bridesmaid in China.
New technologies that can help us to meet climate change targets are struggling to see the light of day. Incentives need to be fixed, and carbon pricing is at the heart of the matter.
If we want older people to stay mobile, we need to look at the everday issues they encounter first.
All the guidelines recommend paracetamol for pain relief despite the lack of evidence for the drug's effectiveness.
On screen violence against women is increasingly detailed, intimate and frighteningly authentic – but there's often just no need.
The mighty banger is all things to all people ... including vegetarians.
Policy moves to benefit patients are now benefiting business.
Donald Trump's popularity despite his chauvinism is an ugly reminder that economic inequality and gender inequality go hand-in-hand.
Victorian bodybuilders knew what Trump does not: real strongmen are built on technique, not force alone.