Cleaning up  The Jungle, a homeless camp of some 350 tents and shacks in San Jose. Photograph: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

When I lived in Silicon Valley, I was struck by the region’s income disparity and by the lack of compassion wealthy tech workers sometimes displayed t(...)

R Ford Denison: the professor of ecology, evolution and behaviour at the University of Minnesota

Can agriculture learn any lessons from Charles Darwin? Most definitely, according to R Ford Denison. The professor of ecology, evolution and behaviour(...)

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo beside a banner with reads “Charlie Hebdo, Honorary citizen of Paris” in front of the Paris City Hall January 9th, 2015. Photograph: Reuters/Jacky Naegelen

The mayor of Paris on Tuesday said she intended to sue Rupert Murdoch’s Fox News over insults she said the US television network made towards the city(...)

Scientists say data showing gold-winged warblers left their nesting site in the mountains of Tennessee a day ahead of a tornado ‘heard it coming’. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

A group of songbirds may have avoided a devastating storm by fleeing their US breeding grounds after detecting telltale infrasound waves, according to(...)

Bernard Kirk, director of the Galway Education Centre. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

W hen Bernard Kirk was growing up in Cork, he never dreamed a set of Danish interactive plastic bricks in the toybox might become his second name. To(...)

Even the simple ritual of setting a table enables us to taste food better and focus more on taste. Photograph: Getty Images

There is an old rule in restaurants that says: “Make it beautiful.”Of course, while this rule applies primarily to the food on the plate, a good resta(...)

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