‘The conversation around reproduction can and should take on some of the urgency of the climate change debate’
Could we freeze our careers, instead of our eggs?
‘Molly’ is a nasty little pill, and festival testing won’t make it safe
Pill testing is a flawed approach to dangerous problem
The rise and rise of modest fashion
Muslim designers drive the covering up trend, doing us all a favour
Leaked documents on Uighur detention camps in China: the key revelations
A kernel of hope amidst cold-blooded authoritarianism.
A baby is not a handbag
The intentions of scientists designing babies with three genetic parents may be good but the procedure is still unethical
Is vitamin E acetate killing vapers?
It wouldn’t be the first time that shady operators took advantage of consumers
Population reduction for the planet
11,000 scientists call for population stabilisation and reduction
Is demography really destiny?
There is an escalating war of words between Conservative Inc and the dissident Right over legal immigration
China tightens government control of postal services
Severe punishments given for sending, transmitting or receiving ‘subversive’ material
Deadbeat dads, draft-dodgers and the pro-choice argument
Women have more reproductive rights than men
An 8-year-old made US$22 million on YouTube
...but most social media influencers are like unpaid interns.
Use and abuse: the exploitative reality of surrogacy and egg donation
Turning women and children into commodities.
10 Subversive jokes that could’ve landed you in an East German prison
Why do Stasi officers work in groups of three?
‘Based on an actual lie’
'The Farewell' is a charming portrait of a Chinese family divided by culture and united in love of their grandmother
New Zealand MPs legalise ‘end of life choice’ of euthanasia, but the public must vote
A referendum gives everyone the jitters
One man and his gun: Mikhail Kalashnikov and the AK-47
100 million of his killing machines have been produced. Did the inventor have any regrets?
What’s behind the nursing home disaster?
Australian aged care is in crisis
Is Africa as populous as we think?
Census data isn't always reliable.
Work beats marriage and kids for a sense of fulfilment, a US survey finds
It's no wonder that social bonds are fraying
Neville Chamberlain, eugenicist and bird-watcher: a man for our times?
Some Britons are campaigning for rehabilitation
Cardinal Pell wins right to appeal to Australia’s High Court
This will be his last chance to vindicate himself
Sex and logical reasoning: difficult but not impossible
Getting someone to see what is right in front of his eyes
Preventing sexual abuse of children is not a ‘white hats’ vs ‘black hats’ contest
We need to think in a more nuanced way about the problem
Major gaps persist in knowledge of the practice of assisted suicide and euthanasia
The devil is in the detail
I teach and play gospel music and I think Kanye’s Jesus is King is a remarkable gospel album
Kanye reminds us gospel is the music and story of a whole community