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Oxford Sparks Big Questions

Feb 28, 2024

You might have seen them in a hotel. You might have read about them in the news. Maybe you’ve seen them star in social media videos filmed on the London underground. But should we really be worried about bed bugs?


The little critters evolved from feeding on bats and birds to humans thousands of years ago and were...

Feb 14, 2024

Have you ever considered when kissing first started? Who, or what, first decided that this was a good way to show affection?


Ancient historian, Troels Pank Arbøll, and hedgehog researcher, Sophie Lund Rasmussen, joined forces to attempt to find an answer. Cuneiform scripts, which are the world’s oldest written...