Science and technology
Science and technology
6 October 2015

The Martian: a paean to human ingenuity

Ridley Scott's movie is a rallying cry for conquering new frontiers.

30 September 2015

Cybersexism? Yet another feminist panic

The UN’s report on cybersexism is shrill and illiberal.

30 September 2015

VW: a panto of green politics

Irrational regulation and green posturing are the real causes of the Volkswagen debacle.

24 September 2015

Hinkley Point C: rip it up and start again

New nuclear power stations would be a boon to society. But not at any price.

23 September 2015

Invasion of the sexbots? Get a grip

The sexbots are not coming.

18 September 2015

Something Must Be Done (so that I can sleep at night)

Caitlin Moran’s crocodile tears will do nothing to help migrants.

18 September 2015

No, you’re not what your mother ate

More pseudo-scientific hectoring is the last thing pregnant women need.

14 September 2015

The moral cowardice of the drone debate

Who cares if killing those jihadis was legal? The question is: was it right?

Petrol power: an eco-revolution

The rise of petroleum-powered transport was an environmental boon.