We like to think of science as being balanced, accurate, and devoid of prejudice. Yet according to Angela Saini, racism is insidiously worming its way into research.
The Evelina London Children’s Hospital says around 70-80 per cent of the children it has treated for the syndrome are from a black, Asian and minority ethnic background.
Behavioural scientist Dr Pragya Agarwal explains why we all have implicit biases and how we can unlearn them.
Forbidden medicine What do we do when medical breakthroughs are unethical?
From Nazi medicine to GM babies, unethical research has a deeply problematic history. But what should we do when the results of these studies could offer useful scientific insight?
Every time we glance at our phones or check our social media, we are met by irate tweets and rage-inducing headlines. Why are we all so furious, and is the always-on culture making us angrier?