Science & Technology
In a culture bent on targets, we create the illusion of an objective test telling us whether we are living life well enough. It is a bit like being in an exam the whole time
Barbara Speed / January 29, 2019
From counting our steps to tracking our alcohol intake, new technology allows us to quantify our own behaviour. But is the practice as healthy as we'd like to believe?
Google promised to create the neighbourhood of the future in Toronto. Then residents rebelled
Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are too big. But what’s the right way to tame the giants?
The Slavic countries are producing exceptionally skilled hackers—and sometimes that’s no bad thing
Jessica Abrahams / January 18, 2019
Women, especially pregnant women, are frequently excluded from immunisation programmes. The reasoning is often flawed—and the consequences can be fatal
Jade Azim / January 14, 2019
Polling shows over a third of men would want to take it, and research trials are looking positive. It's time to have an honest conversation about the male pill
Countries around the globe are launching successful missions. The question is whether they will compete or collaborate
Jessica Renae Buxbaum / January 1, 2019
What if our failure isn’t down to laziness or lack of effort, but because we are going about the process all wrong?
Geoff Hoon / December 20, 2018
The increasing number, range and sophistication of cyber attacks means that ever more complex and expensive defensive measures will have to be taken