Each day, readers are bombarded with shocking, inspiring and informative images. In their overwhelming volume, they can be easily forgotten. Nonetheless, some do rise to the top.
Here's a riddle: What's the dominant image of the 2018 election campaign? There isn't one. But there are many.
Images taken out of a research context and shared with the public offer a way to connect scientists with the broader world – and vice versa. These photos are stunning examples.
The rise of 'fitspiration' seems to promote a body that is both impossibly thin and muscular. A new study explores whether this has become a new benchmark for women.
Ryan Kelly's iconic photograph from Charlottesville evokes a 'Unite the Right' moment from 1937 – and the anti-war masterpiece by Picasso that emerged from it.
Western media continues to sell Muslims as perpetrators of savagery, deprivation and torture. But a new exhibit by French-Algerian artist Kader Attia challenges us to see beyond these depictions.
Will recent photos of chemical attack victims in Syria provoke a short-term emotional reaction or a sustained humanitarian campaign?
A complex issue requires sensitive techniques.
Social media has speeded up our lives, and although video micro-blog service Vine may close, life isn't going to get any slower.
Social media is changing the way we travel, with people increasingly eager to visit Instagram-worthy destinations. Has a place's visual appeal become more important than its history and authenticity?
This plastic matters: girls as young as three-and-a-half associate thin dolls with being smart and heavy dolls with being sad.