Articles by Philip Ball
Allen Lane, £20 Four studies in the past 70 years have collected vast amounts of information about the lifestyles, health, attitudes and social status of more than 70,000 people in the UK....
Philip Ball / March 18, 2016
Scientists may have found a particle six times heavier than the Higgs boson
IQ is genetically inherited. It’s best for children—and parents—that we admit it
Philip Ball / February 17, 2016
Might cancer be a natural part of a cell's landscape?
Philip Ball / February 12, 2016
We have found a new way to do astronomy
The claims can't be lightly dismissed, but seeing will be believing.
Scientists have discovered four new elements–but they won't stop there
Back to the birth of science
Scientists and security agencies are thinking hard about the safety of this sort of gene editing
Philip Ball / October 15, 2015
Extraterrestrial civilisation would look like nothing we can imagine