Mattel created a new line of dolls because of research suggesting kids don’t want toys ‘dictated by gender norms’ – but supplanting those norms will take a lot more than that.
Evo Morales is at least the ninth Bolivian president to by forced out of office by a mass uprising. But even in exile he remains by far the most popular politician in the country.
A look at the challenges of producing and consuming election polls.
Dance therapy is effective in treating depression, improving memory and neuroplasticity in older adults and improving executive function in those with Parkinson’s disease.
The humanities can supply wisdom to guide our galloping technological progress.
NATO had its 70th birthday party in London at an awkward moment.
Chilean art activists are using social media to expose abuses and, in doing so, they’re engaging in the legacy of Latin American mail art
Real-life adherents to the Mandela Effect veer into conspiratorial thinking. But they do hit on an important truth: Our understanding of history is malleable.
Modified commercial drones are getting more powerful and can easily be turned into weapons. A researcher argues for ways to prevent their development.
The US president, Donald Trump, has arrived in the UK for a summit of NATO leaders – but it’s awkward timing for the British prime minister, Boris Johnson.
For the first time since independence, Namibia’s ruling party has suffered electoral setbacks in the midst of economic and political crisis.
Ethiopian researchers put together maps which show where there are soil fertility issues and whether nutrients are missing.
Carbon emissions will hit a record high for the second year in a row, but there is a small silver lining: the rate of emissions growth has slowed dramatically.
Most countries manipulate their currencies – at least a little – but at the moment that’s not the real reason they are undervalued relative to the dollar.
As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization celebrates its 70th anniversary with a leaders’ meeting in London, five US scholars shed light on NATO’s history and its potential future.
Studies suggest a significant proportion of Indian-origin families in Canada are practising female feticide. It is crucial to understand how gender inequality may lead to sex selection.
Both drought and violence drove many Syrians out of their homes; even if the war ends, the continuing difficulty of farming will make it hard for them to return.
Climate change will affect everyone, but women will overwhelmingly bear the greatest burden.
Societies have much to learn from the pursuit of happiness on an individual level.
The economy of the Bahamas depends on Haitian labor. But some Bahamians see no place for migrant workers in their country’s long, slow recovery from Hurricane Dorian.