Conspiracy Theories - Men in Black

Conspiracy Theories Spread Faster Than Germs

Conspiracy theories have been around a lot longer than this viral outbreak. Find out their history and features and how to handle people who spread them. (12:30 min read)

Human History - March of Progress from Ape to Human

Human History Isn’t a Straight Line – It’s a Tangled Web

Human history is often shown as a neat March of Progress from one species to the next. Find out how DNA testing proves it's much more complicated than that. (4:00 min read time)

South Sudan Women with Ox Ploughs

South Sudan Peace Led by Women with Ox Ploughs

South Sudan is ravaged by cvil war, government corruption and ethnic tensions. Find out how groups of local women with ox ploughs are part of the solution. (4:30 min read time)

Astrobiology - JUICE Orbiter around Jupiter

Astrobiology: 3 Questions We Need to Answer

Astrobiology is working to answer three fundamental questions. Find out what they are and how NASA is coordinating efforts to get to the bottom of them. (4:30 min)

Hunter-Gatherer Storyteller with Children

Hunter-Gatherer Culture and Storytellers

Hunter-gatherer culture is often seen as survival of the fittest individuals by brains or brawn. Find out how new studies show that the opposite is true. (4:30 min)

UN Peacekeeping – 8 Point Plan to Build “Beacon of Hope”

The UN Secretary-General called UN peacekeeping a beacon of hope in a recent speech. Find out what the plans are to make that beacon shine even brighter. (5:30 min read)

Human Rights Call to Action Antonio Guterres at podium

Human Rights Call to Action from UN Chief

The Human Rights Council heard UN chief Antonio Guterres launch a seven point call to action this week. Find out how Guterres plans to get things done. (5:00 min read)

Benefits of Nature - Man Hiking on Trail

Benefits of Nature Confirmed by Science

The benefits of nature have been touted by folks who love the outdoors for centuries. Find out how a new study shows that they've been absolutely right all along. (4:00 min read)

Neanderthal DNA - Professor Looks at Skull

Neanderthal DNA Leaves Winding Trail

Neanderthal DNA has turned up in present-day Africans' genes. Find out how this stands current theories about early human history on their heads. (5:00 min read)

Prehistoric Africa - Huts in Baka Village Cameroon

Prehistoric Africa Revealed by Ancient Children’s DNA

Prehistoric Africa is the home of all humans. Find out how the discovery of DNA evidence in a rock shelter in Cameroon is shedding new light on our common ancestors. (4:00 min read)