Women's changing lives have been examined closely by academics, the media, and even the Pope. But, a
The government is wrong to support vivisection - and not only because of the suffering caused to non
Patrick West, a vegetarian, argues that if we concede rights to animals, we must also allow them for
By Kathryn Corrick, <em>NS</em> online manager
Biology - Poor relationships and low status don't just make people envious. They also interfere with
Neuroscience - The hot money is on "brain science". Why? Because the people who hold the purse strin
Ten years ago this month, the first British MP entered cyberspace. Now hundreds of politicians have
Physics - Albert Einstein (left) sought unsuccessfully for a "theory of everything" that would combi
Across the internet, weblogs, forums, news groups and magazines are helping to reinvigorate civic pa
Whether you want to complain about trees or pay your council tax, local authorities are using new te
Culture - We used to find unity in a shared heritage. Yet we are set on defining our difference
G B Shaw dismissed communications technology as ridiculous, but today, the link between profitabilit
London's transport - Observations on technology
London, the country's economic motor, is powering ahead with broadband. The problem is how to ensure
In recent times, Northern Ireland has been troubled by social exclusion. But thanks to new technolog
The planet can no longer sustain our oil addiction. Renewable energies, meanwhile, hold the key to e
Michel Foucault taught that might is right, truth is relative, and history just an interesting narra
Throughout academia, the study of terrorism is booming. But in reality, argues Kevin Toolis, these "
Wahhabism, the Saudis' brand of Islam, negates the very idea of evolution in human thought and moral
Observations on computer games
Ann Widdecombe The other day I was trying to remember a poem I had learnt at school. It would have taken hours to go to the library and look it up, but with broadband I found it on the internet in less than a minute. Information is now just a tap of a keyboard away.
It's taken a lot to convince me. All too often I have sat at my home computer, tapping on the desk, stamping on the floor, glaring at the bottom of the web browser and willing it to hurry up "Connecting", "Receiving" or "Looking for the page".
E-learning has much to offer children, adults and the government alike
Just as some people fly to Nepal and the majority go to Ibiza, so some will use bigger bandwidth to