Imagine, for a moment, living in a world where getting a cut could be life-threatening. That’s exactly what would happen if our antibiotics lose their ability to treat bacterial infections. Learn more about antibiotic resistance in bacteria and what Jim Collins and his team at MIT are doing to identify effective new drugs.

US universities must play a key role in arresting — and not enabling — the greatest health crisis of our era, says NYU professor Scott Galloway. Here’s how they could do that.

Sharing your complaints can bring you and your friends closer together — but it has some dangerous side effects. Psychologist Guy Winch tells one reader how to break out of this way of relating.

For over two decades, Christian Picciolini, who once led a white supremacist organization, has worked as a peace advocate and “hate breaker”, helping disengage people — including neo-Nazis, white nationalists and Islamist jihadists — from extremist groups. Here, he shares the story of Daniel from Kentucky.  

When it comes to weight loss, intermittent fasting has been called “transformative” and “life-changing”. Here, leading researcher Satchin Panda explains how it works and what it can — and can’t do — for you.

By celebrating the Black female body in memorialized spaces, artist Sethembile Msezane challenges us to question which histories we commemorate, and which we omit.

Often the best and easiest way to improve your own sense of well-being and meaningfulness is to switch your lens: Concentrate less on yourself and more on being connected with others, says philosopher and psychology researcher Frank Martela. Identify the people who give you vitality, strength and love, and spend time with them.