Health warning over ‘inverted hallucinations’
Is there a deadly new plague sweeping through rich societies? Tomorrow, a leading psychologist will warn of the public health threat caused by lack of awareness of what is before our eyes.
Human conversation is dying, research shows
It’s not just that we spend more time on FaceTime, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Skype. Evidence suggests that many of us choose digital communication over face-to-face. Is this a tipping point?
‘Genderless’ baby kicks up a Storm
A baby? Lovely! Boy or girl? What do you mean you're not saying? The intriguing tale of a family who want to bring up their baby, Storm, to make its own decisions about becoming a he or a she.
Fifteen year old paid £200 to shoot woman
The country's youngest professional hit man has been convicted of murder. The judge called him 'cold-blooded'. But is the killer also a victim?
Oprah bows out of self-made stardom
With 25 years of tears, laughter and soul-baring on her TV talk show, Oprah Winfrey has inspired millions. Survivor, media and business phenomenon, and America's best friend: what's her story?
Successful parents are lazy, says new book
'Grooming children for success is pointless', says economist Bryan Caplan. 'It's all in the genes.' So is good parenting just letting the children do what they want?
In Jeopardy: computer challenges human race
A computer program is challenging humans in a popular quiz show this week... It's a giant leap forward for AI but questions persist over just how far machines can go...