Psychedelic drugs are creating waves as evidence mounts of their therapeutic potential. New research also suggests they might mitigate the climate crisis by unlocking a lost connection to nature.
Are molecules, chairs, genes and humans really just the sum of their physical parts? A team of philosophers are trying to find out.
Mothers commented that their autistic children made more eye contact and engaged in more activities when on bumetanide, a diuretic pill.
The Euler spiral has helped engineers for over 100 years – now we're using it to understand biology.
Different ideologies and agendas among Kurdish political groups means they don't push a single narrative about the Kurdish homeland. Diaspora groups are trying to change that.
The World Health Organization decided that the coronavirus outbreak in China is not a public health emergency of international concern. At least, not at the moment.
Renting can be more restrictive than you might think.
Tilting toilets are the latest suggestion to limit time spent on the loo at work.
The US reaction to the UK's digital tax proposals is like 1765 all over again.
Holocaust poetry has been written for the last 90 years by people all over the world, in many different languages and by many different groups.
How China appears to have learned from its response to the SARS crisis of 2003.
The Great Acceleration inaugurated the Anthropocene in the 1950s. Now, a similar race for resources and space is happening in the ocean.
Wildlife trade is a threat to human health.
With dozens of international players meddling in Libya, nobody wants to see their side weakened.
Different and contradictory versions of the poet have existed since the first literary tourists went looking for his legacy.
When you play 'devil's advocate', you minimise the problem.
Survivors voices are central to Holocaust education, but as their numbers dwindle educators must work to preserve their testimonies and bring in the second generation.
Finding out what would motivate people to reduce their carbon emissions can be determined by examining behaviour.
As the last survivors die out, it is more important than ever to uncover physical evidence of Nazi atrocities.
The Monty Python star was also a highly respected author on Chaucer and the writer of a series of children's history books.
Solar activity is sometimes blamed for climate change but the data suggests otherwise.
From wearables with monitoring chips to face scanners that assess your contentment, workplace surveillance seems to be going in one direction.
It has become common to believe that if babies sleep in these boxes, it will help protect them from sudden infant death syndrome. Unfortunately, the research does not back this up.
The UK government is introducing polygraph tests for convicted terrorists on probation.
Our research uses artificial intelligence to unblock hospital beds and helps doctors and nurses to know quickly which patients are safe to go home.