With the longest coastline in England, serpent myths abound in Essex.
Recent sightings of the Loch Ness monster have led to renewed speculation about its origins
When Chloe Hooper’s partner was diagnosed with leukaemia, she struggled to talk about the possibility of his death with their two young children. She found the words in books.
If what you’re reading seems too good to be true, it probably is.
The past century’s vampires have often been a bit dashing, even romantic. That’s not how the myth started out.
When conditions are just right in some parts of the Indian Ocean, a type of bacteria will multiply and start to glow. Satellites are helping scientists study these milky seas for the first time.
People tell tales to explain what they see – centuries later, scientists try to map handed-down myths onto real geological events.
Nigeria should stop showing contempt for history as a subject, profession or topic of discussion.
COVID vaccines don’t contain any live virus to shed. Here’s the science to put the myth of viral shedding after the COVID vaccine to bed.
Why did Confederate flags start appearing in the country’s anti-lockdown protests?
Even if you’re vaccinated, you still need to come forward for COVID testing, even if you have the mildest symptoms.
The myth has become a symbol of the traumatizing legacy of trans-Atlantic slavery. It also serves as a form of resistance and healing.
Perhaps you’ve heard mRNA vaccines cause autoimmune disease, or connect you to the internet. Now the Pfizer vaccine has been approved in Australia, it’s important we iron out these misconceptions.
Cultures around the world call the Pleiades constellation ‘seven sisters’, even though we can only see six stars today. But things looked quite different 100,000 years ago
Every time you pop an aspirin, thank the German chemist Hoffmann and not Hippocrates.
The pandemic has exposed many of us to new statistical concepts, on the news, in everyday conversations and on social media. But how many are you getting wrong?
We can’t expect young men to access reliable COVID-19 messages from people they don’t know, through media they don’t use.
The purveyors of these myths, including politicians who have been soft peddling the impact of the coronavirus, aren’t doing the country any favors.
It's important for people to seek proper information about the coronavirus and not believe everything they see and hear on social media.
An art historian uncovers the truth about Marthe Bonnard, for decades labelled as a jealous recluse with a neurotic need to bathe.