The new question risks leading voters down an uncertain path.
Google has unveiled its new logo, adopting a sans-serif typeface and retaining the same colours as before. But is it better or more practical than the logo it replaces?
Ever since the Jimmy Savile affair, the police have been investigating historical child abuse on an unprecedented scale.
In about 10^100 years, the universe will have passed away in a tragic 'heat death'. But don't despair, eventually random conscious brains may pop out in empty space to shake things up.
Budapest's main train station has been reopened to refugees – but Hungary's hateful politics of fear are only getting harsher.
People who were born preterm earn less and are more likely to be unemployed, research shows.
New regulation in the UK shows how payday lending can be done responsibly.
Lebanon's garbage protests are spiralling out of control. Where will it end?
We thought the phone hacking scandal would chasten News Corp. We were wrong.
Severe allergies are on the rise – could our diet be to blame?
Psychedelia is too often dismissed as a product of the decade and the drugs, but the phenomenon has a far richer history than that of the swinging 60s.
A DNA-powered PC may not be on the horizon, but DNA can still compute even if it can't build a computer.
Goth teenagers are just like other teenagers the world over – they get depressed, they laugh, they're creative – so why do we pigeonhole?
What does Facebook's new AI digital assistant bring to the party that rivals haven't got? Humans.
There was a time in the 1970s when the world of building design was taking psychological research findings seriously. It's high time it started paying attention again.
A new survey shows that we're healthier than we give ourselves credit for. But could our pessimistic perceptions actually be bad for us?
A new study has produced puzzling results about how the environment affects men's and women's mental health.
The robust international laws meant to protect cultural heritage are worth little without real international action.
Democratising the sharing economy might reduce profits but it would probably benefit people and the environment more.
Anthony Horowitz's comments about the actor recall many euphemisms used to put Black people down.
The idea that our universe is just one in a 'multiverse' of parallel universes is increasingly gathering attention from cosmologists. But can we ever test the theory?
J R R Tolkien died over 40 years ago and since then there have been over 30 titles bearing his name. Is this warranted?
One of the biggest problems in international development is that health statistics are badly kept in many of the countries with the most to gain. Finally something is being done about it.
A run down of what each has to say on the top issue of the summer.
When silicon circuits shrink too small to handle electrons, the future of electronics is spintronics.
Quantum computing may still have the status of a rank outsider, but it's making gains.
People with intellectual disabilities and either behavioural disturbance, autism or dementia are significantly more likely to be prescribed anti-psychotic drugs.
Focusing on the extravagances of a select few overlooks a broader affinity between the madness of Burning Man and the West Coast’s technocracy.
A new model suggests that elliptical galaxies are more likely to be habitable than spiral galaxies like our own. Does that mean we're a freak event and elsewhere is teeming with life?