North & South September 2018 issueby North & South
In the September issue of North & South, on sale now:
Not all in your mind
As science reveals the depth of the connection between the immune system and depression, are we on the brink of a treatment revolution?
A cure for a migraine?
Some migraine sufferers spend several days a month in debilitating, nauseating pain. Now a breakthrough drug promises relief, perhaps even a cure.
The rise of the digital nomad
What drives these laptop-toting, globetrotting entrepreneurs?
Kiwi Formula 1 driver Brendon Hartley has hit some speed bumps as he gears up for the Singapore Grand Prix.
What’s your poison?
A wife on the long, slow, heartbreaking damage a partner’s daily drink or two, or four, can do.
Doggie in the window
Sharon Stephenson’s childhood pleadings for a puppy went ignored. But where there’s a will, there’s a way...
Margo White on finding meaning in dreams.
Jenny Nicholls explores some bizarre quirks of heredity.
Bevan Rapson on why the business community is in a tizz.
Mike Dickison is our first Wikipedian-at-Large.
Portrait of an Artist
Dunedin painter Simon Richardson begins each morning by cracking an egg.
Historic medical equipment and remedies make for a curious collection.
Stories from the past and visions for the future mark the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage.
Kate Richards gets a taste of dumpster diving and a vegie feast.
Virginia Larson walks the wild and wonderful Routeburn Track.
The case for closing prisons
New Zealand has one of the highest incarceration rates in the developed world – is it time for a rethink on crime and punishment?
Prepare to stop
A senseless road death has led grieving family members to question the way we punish offenders, and to take matters into their own hands.
Nelson and Motueka are well known for their hops but Garston hops are starting to be noticed by brewers.Read more
The populist contagion sweeping Europe spreads to Germany, Cathrin Schaer writes from Berlin.Read more
From sperm counts to obesity, scientists are only beginning to understand the long-term health effects of many chemicals in everyday use.Read more
Preservative-free cosmetics that survive in your bathroom cupboard are a challenge, says Evolu founder Kati Kasza.Read more
There’s an increasing amount of evidence on cannabis effects, but it's far from straightforward.Read more
Despite an apparent backlash against bread – against carbohydrates and gluten – the sandwich endures.Read more
The author of worldwide bestsellers Sapiens and Homo Deus says our free will is at stake. We talk to Yuval Noah Harari about his new book.Read more
There is just one civilisation in the world, writes Yuval Noah Harari, and the West and Islam are joint participants in it.Read more