Here’s a collection of short news items of interest from the animal and human worlds.
Astronaut Tim Peake raised British eyebrows by seeming to endorse intelligent design.
In contrast with apes, it’s a tougher sell to say that dogs share an ability to communicate with us because of being close evolutionary cousins.
Udo Schuklenk is furious at the public backlash against the forced removal of life support from Alfie Evans in the U.K.
Stretching back to the Magna Carta, British law is strongly grounded in concepts of freedom protected from abuse by tyranny.