AfD – 6 months on

On September 24, 2017, a nationalist, anti-immigration party called Alternative for Germany won 12.6 percent of the vote in parliamentary elections, coming third behind the center-left Social Democrats and Angela Merkel’s center-right Union bloc. The result sent shock waves through German politics and drew intense scrutiny abroad because of the country’s Nazi past. Yet attention […]

Does the history of human evolution have to be rewritten?

Over the last few days I’ve been getting regular emails alerting me to trending stories about an astounding archaeological discovery. According to reports, German scientists had found teeth that belonged to a human-like species dating back almost 10 million years – much older than any similar remains found elsewhere in the world. Today’s example of […]