Become a Cygnus Supporter

Shame by Dr Joseph Burgo (Extract)

12 July, 2019 Alexandra 0

Imagine yourself at a social gathering with people you recently met and whose company you enjoy. Conversation is lively; everybody appears to be having a good time. When another guest makes a comment that reminds […]

The Moral Molecule

29 January, 2014 Vicky 0

Consider the lowly lobster. The scary-looking crustacean Homarus americanus has never been thought of as particularly moral, or particularly romantic (unless, of course, the context is drawn butter and a good white wine). Heavily armored […]

The Story of Water: Source of Life

12 August, 2010 Vicky 0

Why is water such an evocative subject? It influences the emotions, the imagination and creativity – artists and poets find inspiration in it. So much in our language is stimulated by water: outpouring flowing, swell, […]