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Sanjana Varghese was previously a Wellcome scholar at the New Statesman. She writes about science and technology.
The British Library Sound Archive preserves millions of audio recordings for future generations. But what does the past sound like – and can listening to it help us understand history better?
The Metropolitan Police’s own trials have shown the technology to be remarkably inaccurate – and ethnic minorities are at greatest risk.
The cloud Nasa describes as a “fire breathing dragon” is becoming more common.
In the web's early days, a group of feminist thinkers argued technology wasn't just for men. Today, their ideas have gained renewed urgency.
A supposed multicultural haven has long tolerated quiet bigotry.
Sophisticated hackers and unprecedented data collection are only some of the challenges that Britain’s intelligence service will face in the next 100 years.
The collaboration aims to provide “heritage” holidays – and gives a free pass to unscientific ideas.
Unionisation and other forms of organisation are addressing both working conditions and bigger questions.
Once thought to be impossible, these images of a black hole, 54 million light years away, are one of the most significant scientific breakthroughs in human history.
The government has as good as admitted that its attitude toward medicinal marijuana is simply wrong. Now it must do something about it.