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China Killing Prisoners for Organ Trafficking, Scientists Claim

China is the only country in the world to have an industrial-scale organ trafficking practice that harvests organs from executed prisoners of conscience. This practice is known as forced organ harvesting. By Ali Iqbal and Aliya Khan Organ transplantation is a...

Xena: How Hollywood Created a Greek Warrior Princess that Never Existed

Xena the Greek warrior princess, who started as an antagonist of Hercules, captivated audiences around the world more than 20 years ago.

For Ancient Greeks Our Modern Democracy is an Oligarchy

To ancient Greeks, our modern democracy would count as “oligarchy”. The rule of and by the few, as opposed to the power of the people.

How Ancient Greeks, Romans Controlled the Spread of Disease

Ancient Greeks and Romans got a surprising number of things right about how disease spreads and the importance of airflow for public health.

Millennia-Old Teeth Challenge Military History of Ancient Greece

New evidence challenges the military history of ancient Greece suggesting that armies used mercenaries to fight wars.

The Erotic Art of Ancient Greece and Rome

Explicit erotic art was common in ancient Greece and Rome. Sex is everywhere on Athenian vases of the 6th and 5th centuries BC.

Valentine’s Day: The Pressures of Shopping for Romance

Valentine’s Day is crunch time for many couples as research has shown that romantic relationships are more likely to end on or around February 14 compared to almost any other time of the year. Cathrine Jansson-Boyd says that for...

Why Calculating the Risk of the AstraZeneca Vaccine is So Difficult

The European Medicines Agency has concluded there’s a possible link between the AstraZeneca vaccine and rare forms of blood clotting.

Can We Hack the Brain? Doubts Over Elon Musk’s Grand Project

By Andrew Jackson, Professor of Neural Interfaces, Newcastle University If thoughts, feelings and other mental activities are nothing more than electrochemical signals flowing around a vast network of brain cells, will connecting these signals with digital electronics allow us to...

Dying Old, Dying Young: Greek Myths and Coronavirus

By: Chris Mackie* The loss of life from the spread of coronavirus has been on an enormous scale. In the USA more Americans have now died from COVID-19 than in the entire Vietnam war. Notwithstanding some poignant and passionate speeches by...