SCIENCE

Overwhelming noise, lights and information are common barriers to autistic people feeling comfortable in shops. One UK chain is taking action For 60 minutes every Saturday morning all 493 shops in the UK supermarket chain Morrisons...
This year the annual UK bittern survey recorded another increase, reports Simon Wotton from the RSPB. Encouragingly, nesting attempts are at their highest level since monitoring began in 1994 Back from the brink. Again. Known in different...
“Potentially the biggest business opportunity in the history of mankind” – this is how one IT engineer describes the internet of things. With up to 30 billion connected ‘things’ likely to be in use by...
Does the performance of the Fairphone 2 match its ethical credentials? At the launch of the Fairphone 2 in a pop-up shop in East London, a man steps out on to the street and sheepishly throws...
Under the shade of an acacia tree, Bernard Lesirin and I watch a herd of elephants – ancient bulls, feisty teens and newborn babies – sweep through Kenya’s Samburu National Reserve. Some of the males...
A class titled Psychology and the Good Life at Yale University in the US is so popular that one in four undergraduate students have enrolled. Laurie Santos, the psychology professor who teaches on the course, says...
1. In the genes: rhino DNA A database of rhinoceros DNA – RhODIS – is increasingly helping to link poachers to individual wildlife crimes. The database has helped courts in Kenya and South Africa to prosecute...