Technohype bites back
By David Cox - 09 January 12:00

Does your quad-band, polyphonic camphone make you feel slightly sick? It should. Our addiction to po

William Dalrymple: Christianity and Islam are not as far apart as Bin Laden and the neocons would like us to believe
By William Dalrymple - 19 December 12:00

In the year that Islamist terrorism finally reached London, when the Christian west and Islamic east are engaged in another major confrontation, there has never been a greater need for both sides to realise what they have in common.

Something familiar in the air
By Brian Cathcart - 19 December 12:00

Observations on the cloud

Traitors to the left
By Nick Cohen - 12 December 12:00

The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament is tying itself in knots with its position on Iran. Stick to an

NS Interview - Ruth Kelly
By Mary Riddell - 05 December 12:00

'You just have to take people on and show you're serious about creating a fair society'. Ruth Kelly

Master minds
By Michael Bywater - 28 November 12:00

What makes a genius? Certainly not going on a creativity course and learning to "think outside the b

NS Essay - 'The front line in the struggle for women's rights appears to lie in the poorest, most patriarchal, least democratic nations. In the west, it has been won'
By Racheal Walker - 28 November 12:00

. . . or so we are led to believe. The truth is more complex. Developed countries hardly offer a goo

To catch a cold
By Brian Cathcart - 21 November 12:00

Observations on viruses

Put away those painkillers
By Margaret Cook - 21 November 12:00

Observations on viruses

A very un-English practice
By Nick Cohen - 07 November 12:00

Torture is alien to our tradition, and evidence extracted by its use should never be accepted, argue

Taking their message to the malls
By Abi Foss - 07 November 12:00

Observations on ID cards

Will Britain buy the Tory make-over?
By Staff blogger - 24 October 13:00

Push me, pull me. Our politicians, it seems, get there in the end. The new Labour legend has it that Tony Blair persuaded his party, after long years of denial, that it had much to learn from Margaret Thatcher.

Victoria Hale
By Rabiya Tuma - 17 October 13:00

10 people - Her inspiring healthcare group brings cheap medicines to the world's poorest

Brewster Kahle
By Becky Hogge - 17 October 13:00

10 people - Becky Hogge on the egghead who hopes to create a permanent record of all human knowledge

It's good to talk - even better to sell
By Richard Dowden - 17 October 13:00

Africa is changing fast. Aid and debt relief may help, but mobile phones and trade with China are pr

Aubrey Meyer
By Mark Lynas - 17 October 13:00

10 people - Does this ex-musician hold the answer to the world's climate crisis?

A new age of unreason
By Nicholas Wapshott - 17 October 13:00

Darwinism is on trial in the US again. But this time, argues Nicholas Wapshott, it's part of a wider

Anton Zeilinger
By Johnjoe McFadden - 17 October 13:00

10 people - Johnjoe McFadden on the physicist who could just make the dream of teleportation possibl

Mo Ibrahim
By Michela Wrong - 17 October 13:00

10 people - Revolutionising communications in africa. His tool? The mobile phone

NS Essay - 'Our faith in western liberal democracy, and our belief that it possesses a superior moral truth, have blinded us to countries with other traditions'
By Sholto Byrnes - 03 October 13:00

If you say that different cultures are entitled to their own views on right and wrong you will be ho

How to achieve the 40% house
By Gavin Killip - 03 October 13:00

Observations on 'rebuild and renew'

Changing and engaging<br /><br />
By Kathryn Corrick - 03 October 13:00

Observations on activists. By Kathryn Corrick<br /><br />

From the ground up
By David Marks - 03 October 13:00

How do we create a built environment that uses a lot less energy? London Eye architect David Marks s

A revolution is possible
By Michael Meacher - 03 October 13:00

A cheaper fuel cell or better solar panel could transform our energy future, believes Michael Meache

Play that baby some Mozart!
By Mark Lythgoe - 03 October 13:00

The Barbican and Young Vic are devoting four months to the phenomenon of young genius. Mark Lythgoe

Come out of the bedroom!
By Iain Simons - 19 September 13:00

Video games - Deploying friendly brands is the latest tactic from a gaming industry trying to escape