Tag Archives: Science

Behemoth, bully, thief: how the English language is taking over the planet

The long read: No language in history has dominated the world quite like English does today. Is there any point in resisting? On 16 May, a lawyer named Aaron Schlossberg was in a New York cafe when he heard several members of staff speaking Spanish. He reacted with immediate fury, threatening to call US Immigration Read more »

Has wine gone bad?

The long read: Natural wine advocates say everything about the modern industry is ethically, ecologically and aesthetically wrong and have triggered the biggest split in the wine world for a generation If you were lucky enough to dine at Noma, in Copenhagen, in 2011 which had just been crowned as the best restaurant in the Read more »

Welcome to the new age of uncertainty

Will Brexit ever happen? Could Trump win? Is my job safe? The future right now looks headspinningly unpredictable. Is there any way to avoid this fear, anxiety and paralysis, and learn to thrive in a world in flux? One day recently, I sat in a school hall listening to a headteacher explain why us parents Read more »

Scientists are armed with the truth. But to win this culture war, theyll need more than that | Anne Perkins

We all love science when its making life better, longer and easier. Its a much harder sell when it points to inconvenient truths about our way of life There is an old joke about being able to tell an extroverted scientist: instead of staring at their shoes when they talk to you, they stare at Read more »

Welcome to the new age of uncertainty

Will Brexit ever happen? Could Trump win? Is my job safe? The future right now looks headspinningly unpredictable. Is there any way to avoid this fear, anxiety and paralysis, and learn to thrive in a world in flux? One day recently, I sat in a school hall listening to a headteacher explain why us parents Read more »

Welcome to the new age of uncertainty

Will Brexit ever happen? Could Trump win? Is my job safe? The future right now looks headspinningly unpredictable. Is there any way to avoid this fear, anxiety and paralysis, and learn to thrive in a world in flux? One day recently, I sat in a school hall listening to a headteacher explain why us parents Read more »

Welcome to the new age of uncertainty

Will Brexit ever happen? Could Trump win? Is my job safe? The future right now looks headspinningly unpredictable. Is there any way to avoid this fear, anxiety and paralysis, and learn to thrive in a world in flux? One day recently, I sat in a school hall listening to a headteacher explain why us parents Read more »