Science and technology
Science and technology

Petrol power: an eco-revolution

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

16 July 2015

Five reasons shale gas is fracking fantastic

Economically, socially and environmentally, fracking makes sense.

14 July 2015

Humanity: always in search of New Horizons

The Pluto Flyby is a shining example of our unquenchable desire to discover.

No, science doesn’t have a ‘woman problem’

Ignore the crusaders against Tim Hunt — women are thriving in science.

10 reasons we should be exploring space

Why space missions are worth the money and the risk.

28 May 2015

The hoax that exposed the addiction to junk science

Dark chocolate causes weight loss? Hacks actually believed it.

22 April 2015

Happy Human
Footprint Day!

Forget Earth Day – it’s time to celebrate humanity’s impact on the planet.

22 April 2015

The Anthropocene: a manmade epoch

An anti-human agenda lies behind the advocacy of a new geological epoch.