Thursday, 17 June 2021 12:15

Stuffed bears in windows were a common sight during the early 2020 lockdowns. Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images James D. Long, University of...

Thursday, 17 June 2021 12:14

An engineer demonstrates a car phone five months before the historic first call on a competing company’s commercial mobile telephone service in 1946. Bettmann via...

Thursday, 17 June 2021 12:11

Without a formal constitution, Israelis disagree on such basic issues as whether Israel is a Jewish state. Jack Guez/AFP via Getty Images...

Tuesday, 15 June 2021 20:29

Benjamin Netanyahu sits in the Knesset before parliament voted June 13, 2021, in Jerusalem to approve the new government that doesn’t include him, Amir...

Tuesday, 15 June 2021 20:27

Tony Walker, La Trobe University What a difference a year makes in international diplomacy. A year ago, then-US President Donald Trump was obliged to abandon his plans for a G7 summit at the...

Saturday, 05 June 2021 12:17

Some people can still get sick after getting vaccinated for COVID-19. Dragana991/iStock via Getty Images Plus Arif R. Sarwari, West Virginia...

Saturday, 05 June 2021 12:15

Salvadoran president Nayib Bukele promised voters change. Instead, he seems to be reviving El Salvador’s authoritarian past. Camilo Freedman/SOPA...

Monday, 31 May 2021 10:49

To stop the spread of COVID-19 across the globe, it’s important to understand the evolutionary imperative that viruses have to spread their genetic material....

Monday, 31 May 2021 10:48

Soldiers of the Japanese American 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Bruyères, France. U.S. Army Signal Corps via Wikimedia Commons Susan H. Kamei,...

Friday, 28 May 2021 09:43

Vaccinated people are well protected from getting sick, but could they inadvertently transmit the coronavirus? Noam Galai/Getty Images Entertainment via Getty...

Tuesday, 25 May 2021 17:48

A red blood moon is caused by sunlight passing through the Earth’s atmosphere. U.S. Navy/Joshua Valcarcel/WikimediaCommons Shannon Schmoll, Michigan...

Tuesday, 25 May 2021 17:45

Scholars can be more reliable than search engines. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Cody Behles, University of...

Tuesday, 18 May 2021 07:30

Your voice, when played back to you, can sound unrecognizable. GeorgePeters/Getty Images Neel Bhatt, University of Washington As a surgeon who...

Tuesday, 18 May 2021 07:27

A lab worker extracts DNA from samples for further tests at the AIDS Vaccine Design and Development Laboratory Dec. 1, 2008 in New York City. Chris...

Monday, 17 May 2021 08:09

ACMI/Phoebe Powell Dan Torre, RMIT University Review: Disney: The Magic of Animation at ACMI. Disney is one of the longest running animation...

Sunday, 16 May 2021 10:26

Raul Valcarcel Romero/Shuttterstock Zania Stamataki, University of Birmingham Just as the UK is beginning to reopen, another variant of...

Sunday, 16 May 2021 10:23

Anthony Billingsley, UNSW The latest violence between Israeli and Palestinian forces should come as no surprise. The issue of Palestinian statehood has been off the international agenda...

Sunday, 16 May 2021 10:16

Julie M Norman, UCL The deadly escalation of violence across Israel, the West Bank and Gaza, in which at least 40 people have been killed and hundreds injured, has demonstrated how the core...

Thursday, 13 May 2021 10:13

Muslims pray at the Mihrab, a niche in a wall indicating the direction of the Kaaba in Mecca, at the Foundation Stone, located under the Dome of the Rock in the Al-...

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 20:11

Mahmoud Illean/AP Tristan Dunning, The University of Queensland and Martin Kear, University of Sydney Weeks of tensions between Palestinian...

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 20:08

An official from the Chinese embassy in Zimbabwe greeting a plane carrying Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines from China. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP Julia...

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 20:06

Muslim worshippers perform the evening Tarawih prayer during the fasting month of Ramadan around the Kaaba in the Grand Mosque complex in the holy city of Mecca, on April...

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 20:03

Young women are on the front lines of the anti-coup protesters in Myanmar, defying traditional gender roles. STR/AFP via Getty Images Ei Hlaing,...

Tuesday, 11 May 2021 17:06

Military units like the 780th Military Intelligence Brigade shown here are just one component of U.S. national cyber defense. Fort George G. Meade Public Affairs...

Monday, 10 May 2021 11:27

Jennifer Juno, The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity and Adam Wheatley, The University of Melbourne Since COVID-19 vaccines began rolling out across the world, many scientists...

Monday, 10 May 2021 11:24

Will Stone May 4, 2021 After spending much of the past year tending to elderly patients, doctors are seeing a clear demographic shift: young and middle-aged adults make up a...

Saturday, 08 May 2021 14:34

South Africa’s president, Cyril Ramaphosa, receives the COVID-19 vaccine. Leaders have publicly taken the vaccine to encourage others to do the same. Photo by...

Saturday, 08 May 2021 14:29

A visualization of daily life around Angkor Wat in the late 12th century. Tom Chandler, Mike Yeates, Chandara Ung and Brent McKee, Monash University, 2021, CC...

Wednesday, 05 May 2021 19:59

Has COVID-19 strengthened people’s faith? Karen Minasyan/AFP via Getty Images Danielle Tumminio Hansen, Seminary of the Southwest Organized...

Monday, 03 May 2021 16:44

With Raul Castro’s resignation as first secretary of the Communist Party, the Castro era is officially over in Cuba. Yamil Lage/AFP via Getty...

Monday, 03 May 2021 16:43

A concept image showing a contact lens with digital and biometric implants. (Shutterstock) Bishakh Rout, McGill University Contact lenses are...

Monday, 03 May 2021 16:40

Vageesh Jain, UCL India finds itself in the throes of a humanitarian disaster. Until March 2021, case numbers were low in most parts of the country, leading many to think that the worst was...

Tuesday, 27 April 2021 11:58

Football fans protested proposals for the now axed European Super League. Neil Hall/EPA Cornel Sandvoss, University of Huddersfield The plan by...

Tuesday, 27 April 2021 11:50

AP Pradeep Taneja, The University of Melbourne and Azad Singh Bali, Australian National University India reported 314,000 new cases of...

Saturday, 24 April 2021 06:33

April 23, 2021 by Michael Schulson In India, officials recorded more than 330,000 new Covid-19 cases today — a record sum that comes amid a massive wave of infections in the world’s second-most...

Tuesday, 20 April 2021 08:51

Mikhael Damkier Adrian R Bell, University of Reading; Andrew Urquhart, University of Reading, and Chris Brooks, University of Reading The...

Friday, 09 April 2021 11:21

Every March 27, the Myanmar military celebrates its anniversary with a parade. The day of the 2021 parade, soldiers killed at least 90 pro-democracy...

Friday, 09 April 2021 11:20

A medieval tapestry, which shows John, the Dragon and the Beast of the Sea. Kimon Berlin, user:Gribeco, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA Eric M....

Friday, 09 April 2021 11:18

Hindu devotees attend evening prayers on the banks of the Ganges River during the religious Kumbh Mela festival in Haridwar, India. Prakash Singh/AFP via Getty...

Friday, 26 March 2021 10:33

COVID vaccine weekly: AstraZeneca's supplies, efficacy and safety under the microscope again Rob Reddick, The Conversation It’s Groundhog Day for the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine. Disputes...

Friday, 26 March 2021 10:32

Russian Foreign Ministry Press Service/AP Tony Kevin, Australian National University The past week has marked a watershed moment in Russia’s...

Monday, 22 March 2021 09:37

A memorial to the Asian American women gunned down at Gold Spa, in Atlanta, Ga., on March 18, 2021. Megan Varner/Getty Images Jeannine Bell,...

Sunday, 21 March 2021 15:57

Three of Jupiter’s four largest moons are icy, and in 1998 NASA’s Galileo spacecraft detected tantalising hints of an ocean beneath one, Europa. Since then, further studies have detected signs of...

Sunday, 21 March 2021 15:52

by Denise-Marie Ordway, The Journalist's Resource March 17, 2021 Many Americans share fake news on social media because they’re simply not paying attention to whether the content is accurate -- not...

Saturday, 20 March 2021 13:10

UPS employees roll out first doses of the Pfizer vaccine at the UPS hub in Louisville, Ky., on Dec. 13, 2020. Michael Clevenger/Getty Images...

Thursday, 18 March 2021 05:48

March 17, 2021 by Charles Schmidt Nikolai Petrovsky was scrolling through social media after a day on the ski slopes when reports describing a mysterious cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan,...

Wednesday, 17 March 2021 06:15

Adoring fans celebrated Brazilian ex-President Luiz Inacio ‘Lula’ da Silva before he began a prison sentence for corruption in 2018. Lula’s conviction was recently...

Tuesday, 16 March 2021 15:45

Prisoners are forced to play music as they lead a fellow prisoner to his execution at the Mauthausen concentration camp in Austria. Votava/Imagno via Getty...

Tuesday, 16 March 2021 15:42

Nurses in Myanmar have been striking since February to protest the military coup. STR/AFP via Getty Images Tharaphi Than, Northern Illinois...

Tuesday, 16 March 2021 15:40

Bangladeshi children at the Independence Day celebrations in Dhaka in 2012. AP Photo/Pavel Rahman Tazreena Sajjad, American University School of...