From mens' nipples to wisdom teeth - here are seven body parts you really don't need
Headteacher Tom Sherrington says the Prevent strategy is making it harder challenge elements of the Muslim faith
New research links evolutionary processes to the principles of learning and intelligent problem solving
‘No matter what scenario we might find ourselves in the future, whether it is a water world, a second ice age or colonising another planet; humans will always try to avoid extinction. Ultimately, it is a fight for survival.’
The Google Doodle recalls the famous ‘March of Progress’ drawing — though the discovery of the skeleton that it commemorates actually led to a number of the criticisms of that picture
The shark was believed to have roamed the seas about 15 million years ago, but its fossil record is incomplete
What we do in life may have implications not only for the health of our children and even our grandchildren
Howler monkeys are among the loudest animals on the planet, yet they weigh just 7kg
National Secular Society calls on Government to introduce stricter codes of conduct
The emeritus pope made the comments in a letter to prominent mathematician and atheist Piergiorgio Odifreddi
Evolutionary biologists reveal that reports of altruism make a potential mate - even for a short-term fling - seem more attractive
The number of faith schools continues to grow, mostly started by mainstream Christian groups
It’s not just people labouring under the “God delusion” who provoke the ire of Professor Richard Dawkins. The outspoken atheist has launched a furious rant at Amazon over an instruction manual he described as an “illiterate disgrace”.
"Reviewers of alternative comedy have failed to do what the rock-music press did 30 years ago: evolve a critical language to talk about a new art form." So claimed Robert Newman in 2006.
When the Dalai Lama received £1.1m last year from the Templeton Foundation, he did what all good Buddhist monks who have preached against materialism might be expected to do – he gave it away.