Europe

How to dissuade parents from believing in anti-vaxxer conspiracy...

Conspiracy theories can make parents hesitant to vaccinate their children.

Bird flu outbreaks in Europe: what you need to know

Each year in spring and summer, waterbirds mingle on their breeding grounds in Siberia and mix their flu viruses, creating new variants...


COVID travel restrictions have created new borders for...

For transnational families, going home is an important cultural and care practice.

Bringing the metaverse to life: how I built a virtual reality...

‘Nottopia’ began as a fantastical virtual island, and has since become a floating castle in the sky.

Regretting a pandemic purchase? Five ways to avoid buyer's...

How to protect your future self from post-purchase regret.

A pandemic of armchair experts: how we decide who and what...

Holding contrarian views - despite a lack of personal expertise - is just part of being human. Here’s the psychology behind what we...

Lorry-driver shortages: how retailers are starting to move...

Increased use of freight trains can ease the HGV driver crisis and improve the air quality, research shows.

Modern warfare: 'precision' missiles will not stop civilian...

The technical and political issues at play in launching air attacks that may harm civilians.

COP26 deal: how rich countries failed to meet their obligations...

Loss and damage – the three words which define the COP26 Glasgow summit’s disappointing outcome.

Cricket racism row: dressing room 'banter' leads to a lack...

Racism in cricket means that Black British and British South Asian players are not making it into the elite echelons of the sport.

COP26: experts react to the UN climate summit and Glasgow...

Has the summit delivered on its goals?

Five things you need to know about the Glasgow Climate...

COP26 saw incremental progress but not the breakthrough moment needed.

Smart labels and allergy sensors – how to make sure the...

Researchers are looking into the potential technological threats to data safety and privacy from the smart supermarkets of the future.

Zombie apocalypse? How gene editing could be used as a...

Rabies, for example, is a naturally occurring ‘zombie’ disease.

Vegan, vegetarian and flexitarian diets could save you...

We found that vegan and vegetarian diets cost a third less than current high-meat, high-dairy diets many people follow.

Belarus: Lukashenko threatens to turn off the gas to western...

The crisis at the Belarus/Poland border follows 18 months of political turmoil for the country’s authoritarian president.