Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol: the EU must play the long-game

Northern Ireland is now officially still in the customs territory of the UK and still an integral…

South-west Iceland is shaking – and may be about to erupt

The Reykjanes Peninsula. Johann Helgason/Shutterstock Over 17,000 earthquakes have been recorded in the south-west of Iceland,…

Storytelling on Oral Grounds: Viewpoint Alignment and Perspective Taking in Narrative Discourse

In this paper, we seek to explain the power of perspective taking in narrative discourse by…

Electrophysiological Evidence of Dissociation Between Explicit Encoding and Fast Mapping of Novel Spoken Words

Existing behavioral, neuropsychological and functional neuroimaging data suggest that at least two major cognitive strategies are…

Why has the UK’s COVID death toll been so high? Inequality may have played a role

Why has the UK’s COVID death toll been so high? Inequality may have played a role…

Why has the UK’s COVID death toll been so high? Inequality may have played a role

The first death to be publicly attributed to coronavirus in the UK was of a woman…

Diving in the icy depths: the scientists studying what climate change is doing to the Arctic Ocean – The Conversation Weekly podcast

Diving in the icy depths: the scientists studying what climate change is doing to the Arctic…

By not including everyone, genome science has blind spots

It’s been about 20 years since scientists unveiled a rough draft of the human genome. This…

Rishi Sunak defends budget amid claim it will plunge 500,000 more people into poverty – politics live

Chancellor defends budget after Joseph Rowntree Foundation says decisions on universal credit will put half a…

Coronavirus live: modified vaccines for variants to be fast-tracked; Moscow expects EU to approve Sputnik V jab

UK, Australia, Canada, Singapore and Switzerland regulators to back rollout of modified vaccines without new approval;…