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Robert Heath claimed to have cured homosexuality by implanting electrodes into the pleasure centre of the brain. Robert Colvile reports on one of the great forgotten stories of neuroscience.
Two researchers test out Britain's colonial legacy of anti-LGBTQIA legislations in Commonwealth countries.
The exclusivity of combat roles gave men the privilege of expressing sufferings in ways that women - who too faced the wrath of war in different ways - could not.
Tracing the events and sentiments that led up to the historic partition of the Indian subcontinent.
Competitive entrance examinations in India and beauty pageants in Venezuela both reflect a toxic culture of social over-expectation and economic exploitation.
India's ethnically-diverse northeast is a playfield of competing and often, clashing, territorial claims and political imaginations.
Meet the scientists finding out how we can defeat our inner trolls and build more cooperative digital societies.
The recent protests over road safety in Bangladesh after the death of two young students in Dhaka were a blunt expression of popular anger against an apathetic administration.
The ban on women's entry into the iconic Hindu temple in Kerala's Sabarimala has been challenged in India's Supreme Court. But, how legally tenable are the petitions really?
Assam's attempt at creating a database of 'genuine' citizens has spurred mass confusion, anxiety, and fear. Here's an attempt at clarifying some crucial facts about the NRC.