To die, sometimes you need only believe you are ill, and as David Robson discovers, we can unwittingly ‘catch’ such fears, often with terrifying consequences. Beware the scaremongers. Like a witch doctor’s
A study finds that a gene that helps form human faces also shapes the beaks of the famously varied Galápagos finches. Wide, slender, pointed, blunt: The many flavors of beak sported by the finches that
I was 23 and needed a summer job; he was 21 and needed full-time support. He's one of an estimated half million people diagnosed with autism who are soon becoming adults — and who society is entirely for.
You've seen contemporary dance, even if you don't think you have: it's actually been infiltrating the pop world for years. Some recent examples: Beyoncé filched great chunks of Belgian choreographer Anne
When the Festival's theaters were fully booked, out into the street poured dance, invading Venice's many campi and piazzas. For the past month, Venice, Italy, bathed in splendorous sun-soaked weather,
Ohad Naharin does not like to discuss the specifics of the dances he choreographs for the Tel Aviv-based Batsheva Dance Company. Rather, he wants audiences to view them without preconceived expectation.