Science & Technology

Do animals feel fear?

Afraid of lions by moonlight and raptors by day, animals will behave in dramatic ways as Cassie Fruend explains.

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Q+A: How do we know the earth is warming?

All scientific indications are suggesting that the Earth is fast reaching a tipping point, a point of irreversible damage to life on the planet. Maria Armoudian spoke with world renowned climate scientist James Hansen about the science and politics of climate change.

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Debate: Should we edit the genomes of human embryos?

The introduction of genome editing signals a dramatic departure from the usual pathway through reproductive care. However, the use of genetic technologies in reproduction is frequently criticised for harbouring eugenic undertones.

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