Irish scientist wins ‘standing up for science’ prize for coral reef research
Self-esteem is great – so long as it is rooted in reality
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Is religion good for children?
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Are humans naturally monogamous or polygamous?
The many modern uses of quaternions
Tom Lehrer: a comical, musical, mathematical genius
Biological elitism: the result of tinkering with human genomes?
What’s behind the miraculous spiral on Booterstown Strand?
How human cells can be reprogrammed to renew our bodies
Are genetically modified organisms safe?
Suicide: the best strategies attempting to counter this major problem
Searching for planets beyond our solar system
Trigonometric comfort blankets on the top of mountains
Optical refinements at the Parthenon
Leopold Bloom’s arithmetical adventures
Maths, aesthetics and culture
First drinking ‘protects your heart’. Then it ‘shortens your life’. Who to believe?
Stan Ulam, a mathematician who figured how to initiate fusion
Imagine two cities on the equator. What’s the quickest route between them?