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researcher Q+A on consequences for life on Earth

Author : Patricia Villarrubia-Gómez, PhD Candidate in Sustainable Development, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University The production and release of plastics, pesticides, industrial compounds, antibiotics and other pollutants...

Lockdown saw couples share housework and childcare more evenly – but these changes didn’t...

Author : Susan Harkness, Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Centre for Poverty and Social Justice, University of Bristol It may feel like a common...

misogyny among male fans is rife but progressive masculinities are on the rise

Author : Stacey Pope, Associate Professor in the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Durham University When the Football Association in England launched the Women’s Super League...

why we’re hardwired to love it and what eating too much does to your...

Author : Daniel Merino, Assistant Science Editor & Co-Host of The Conversation Weekly Podcast, The Conversation What are the evolutionary origins of sugar cravings? What makes something...

When classic stories get reinvented, can they ever be a success? Five get reviewed

Author : Hetta Howes, Senior Lecturer in Medieval and Early Modern Literature, City, University of London Enid Blyton’s children’s classic The Magic Faraway Tree has enchanted loyal...

Boris Johnson polling is now so bad that it makes sense for Conservative MPs...

Author : Paul Whiteley, Professor, Department of Government, University of Essex Things just keep getting worse for Boris Johnson. On the same day that one of his...

looking back at three prehistoric predators of the Jurassic seas

Author : Emily Swaby, PhD candidate, School of Environment, Earth & Ecosystem Sciences, The Open University The fossilised remains of a gigantic ichthyosaur, colloquially known as a...

power posturing or trouble on the home front for Putin?

Author : Marcin Kaczmarski, Lecturer in Security Studies, University of Glasgow There is a pressing need to understand what’s behind Moscow’s growing threat to use military force...

There’s a massive bubble in the price of carbon – and yet it won’t...

Author : Steffen Böhm, Professor in Organisation & Sustainability, University of Exeter Carbon trading was supposed to encourage companies to reduce their emissions. Yet for many years,...

Six ways to get over ‘gymtimidation’ – your anxiety of heading to the gym

Author : Jenny Meggs, Lecturer in Sports Psychology, Lancaster University Whether you’re new to the gym or returning after a long break, it can be an intimidating...