Chimps are natural born killers study shows
Our closest animal cousins used to be thought peaceful and only rarely aggressive. But new research shows that they are naturally bloodthirsty. What does this reveal about human nature?
Horse history celebrated by new exhibition
In travel, conflict and agriculture, horses have helped humans for over 5,000 years. Now, an exhibition is celebrating that relationship – as technology brings it to an end.
Violence is a thing of the past, says professor
In a major new book, Harvard professor Steven Pinker says that when it comes to violence, we've never had it so good. Is killing part of human nature?
One hundred years of bombs from the air
First attempted from a biplane over North Africa in 1911, the use of aerial bombing has become a terrifying feature of modern warfare. But are bombs all bad?