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.

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.

Scientists Kacey Ernst and Paloma Beamer give you the questions to ask yourself and the precautions to take before you book a flight.

When your brain is churning away with worries and anxieties, this effective exercise can help you start to calm down, says psychiatrist Judson Brewer.

Culture isn’t limited to humans; in animal life on earth, social learning goes on all around us, says ecologist and writer Carl Safina. He shows us how whales, chimpanzees and other creatures share and spread the wisdom of centuries.

Becoming aware of the thoughts that we have after we get angry can help us react to difficult situations in healthier ways, says psychology researcher Ryan Martin.

We’re living in stressful times. Here’s how to keep fear — especially the fear that others are feeling — from taking over your life, from psychologist Susan David.