Society

  • The father of the Green Revolution

    His work on food production averted a humanitarian disaster.

    On 25 March 2014 the world will celebrate the 100th birthday of agricultural scientist and humanitarian Dr Norman E. ...

    Society February 17, 2014
  • Urine stream can reveal prostate issues

    The shape can help diagnose urinary problems.

    LONDON: The shape of a man’s urine stream can help diagnose urinary problems such as an enlarged prostate, show resul...

    Society October 24, 2012
  • The origins of music

    The music we enjoy reflects who we are.

    Music is an important part of our lives. We connect and interact with it daily and use it as a way of projecting our ...

    Society March 3, 2011
  • Top 10 ancient Arabic scientists

    The Arabic Golden Age of science and technology advances.

    When asked about history’s most influential scientists, many people talk of Einstein, Darwin, Galileo or Newton. But ...

    Society January 6, 2011
  • Women dream about sex as much as men

    New research shows much more equality than previously thought.

    Men may spend infinitely more of their waking time thinking about sex than women, but both genders dream about the su...

    Society July 3, 2007
  • What gladiators were really like

    What evidence from an ancient mass grave is telling us.

    The discovery of the first confirmed collection of gladiator remains has allowed scientists to apply forensic analysi...

    Society June 7, 2007
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