Obsession with plastic pollution distracts from bigger environmental challenges
Climate change is a much more important issue
150-year-old mystery of zebra's stripes solved
They act as a no fly zone for flies
My teenager has started dating - how do I manage this transition?
A clinical psychologist helps parents navigate the emotional minefield
'I was given a second chance to live with Drew’s heart'
Youngster's tragic death led his parents down a heroic path
Skateboarding makes the city a playground for all
Will be included as sport in 2020 Olympic Games
Tiny T-rex sheds light on prime dino predators
A tiny cousin of T-rex discovered in the United States could provide a key missing link in understanding how the...
Sharks reel in fans in Eastern Mediterranean winter waters
The wind was blowing, clouds blocked the sun and the sea was choppy and cold, but Hagai Mayer and his two friends...
'Paradise on Earth': Ghost of North Korea propaganda still haunts
Harunori Kojima still remembers the hot tears of joy that warmed his face against the sleet as he watched two...
Facebook needs regulation – here's why it should be done by algorithms
Parliamentary report likened it to 'digital gangster'
British consumers discard 680 million items of clothing a year
Fixing throwaway fashion culture will take far more than a 1p tax
Brexit: journalists must now focus on policy not personalities
Media largely remains quite critical
Making cities more walkable: how other people influence our journeys
Urban planners have much to learn from social influences
What happens to the natural world if all the insects disappear?
Consequences for agriculture and wildlife would be dire
A child’s right to family
There is a saying which goes: “Parental love is the only love that is truly selfless, unconditional and...
Interior design of the future will seem like magic
Smart homes will be getting much smarter
Hugely successful Mars mission is helping us design the next Rover
Opportunity rover has been pronounced dead
Virus-infested fungus could help cut chemical pesticides
With the world needing 2bn tonnes of crops a year, alternative is needed
Lend me your name
The concept of ‘prestanome mandate’ is often misconstrued, perhaps due to the wrong impression had by...
It happened this month: The consecration of St John’s conventual church in 1578
After the great victory of 1565, the Order of St John proceeded with the building of the new city of Valletta....
Are we communicating science effectively?
There are conflicting views of whether science is actually improving our quality of life, and this could possibly...