Increasing usage of big data by statistical agencies and other organisations may reduce the ability of populations to have a say in how they are governed.
How medieval scientists grappled with the conflicting 'truths' of creationism and the eternity of the world.
Connecting smugglers, disposable workers, garbage pickers and the poorest of consumers, the flip-flop trail is one of globalisation’s darker stories.
It is important that consideration is given to the role played by individuals working within departments, not just the government.
Mental health courts work to reduce reoffending, enhance public safety and improve the well-being of individuals with mental illness.
Computational technologies impact on every human right.
There are many indications that old age is at its limits.
Interdisciplinary research led to the discovery that three historic books were covered in a layer of arsenic.
West London group 1011 music group have been banned from making music without police permission.
Ginsberg was one of the most high-profile representatives of the American counterculture and anti-war movement.
Sleep paralysis and exploding head syndrome can help explain things that go bump in the night.
London's super rich are building thousands of subterranean palaces.
We conducted interviews with over 60 residents of a tent city. Their voices challenge common misconceptions.
South Sudan’s chiefs wield real power, administering customary laws to resolve local disputes. But they often reinforce gender inequalities – could the new chief change this?
Food safety issues are at heart political.
How would a Jacobean servant react to a trumpet flourish?
New research has rubbished perceptions of Roman Britain as a region inhabited solely by white Europeans.
Markets have mobilised feminism to advance political goals and add value.
The dynamic between the master and the slave dominates accounts of AI at the moment.
Synaesthesia – a rare experience where the senses merge – comes in many different forms.