A battle is brewing in the Southern Scottish uplands between two rival villages.
We examine the cancer-causing potential of the weed killer glyphosate
What a statistical analysis of chess moves can teach us about this ancient game.
Is the West African king, Mansa Musa, the richest person who ever lived?
Does the sudden loss of an hour of sleep raise the risk of having a heart attack?
Are women really less likely than men to be hired for jobs in tech?
Could insects go extinct in one hundred years?
Six top tips on how to get the best price for your art
Tim Harford talks to Matt Parker about how simple maths mistakes can cause big problems.
Tim Harford on the astonishing speed of price rises in Venezuela; teenagers’ screen use