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Less than two decades ago, wondering whether other stars really did host planets was a matter for science fiction writers rather than scientists.
Human beings, we're taught, are by nature selfish and governed primarily by self-interest. But what if it isn't true?
How are parents and teachers and activists successfully fighting the forces that are privatising public schools?
As we grapple with the enormous disruption COVID-19 has brought, what have we found out so far? Is a vaccine really on the horizon?
After COVID-19, our government has a once in a lifetime opportunity to rebuild our economy, and they are not short of advice.
Haben Girma would prefer not to be called inspiring, but as a woman living in defiance of great social and physical barriers, it is a term often used to describe her achievements.
In the last decade, public discussions of transgender issues have increased exponentially. However, with this increased visibility has comes not just power, but regulation, both in favor of and against trans people.
How do we stop the internet making bigots of us all?
Was the biggest peacetime nuclear disaster and demise of the Soviet Union inevitable?
We’re in the midst of a climate crisis, so what can we do to ensure our survival?