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Monday, 25 October 2021 12:22

  Shutterstock/rzoze19 Andrew Urquhart, University of Reading Bitcoin’s journey into mainstream finance has reached another major milestone – and another record price. The cryptocurrency was...

Monday, 25 October 2021 12:21

  The crypto wars are hotting up. Wit Olszewski Daniel Broby, University of Strathclyde The world’s second most valuable cryptocurrency, ether, has been touching all-time highs in price...

Saturday, 23 October 2021 11:22

  Actor Alec Baldwin was involved in a tragic on-set accident. Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images for National Geographic Brad Bushman, The Ohio State University and Dan Romer, University of...

Saturday, 23 October 2021 11:22

  Reckless policies are to blame for Brazil’s high death toll. Evaristo Sa/AFP via Getty Image Matt Williams, The Conversation A Brazilian congressional panel has recommended that President...

Tuesday, 19 October 2021 06:14

  A complex legacy. AP Photo/Vincent Michel Chad Williams, Brandeis University Colin Powell knew where he fit in American history. The former secretary of state – who died on Oct. 18, 2021...

Monday, 18 October 2021 19:38

  It has been one year since massive #EndSARS protests swept over Nigeria. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP via Getty Images Lanre Ikuteyijo, Obafemi Awolowo University Police brutality is not unique to...

Saturday, 16 October 2021 12:12

  While ivermectin was originally used to treat river blindness, it has also been repurposed to treat other human parasitic infections. ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP via Getty Images Jeffrey R....

Saturday, 16 October 2021 12:11

  Nasa / Unsplash, CC BY-NC Tim Thompson, Teesside University As space travel for recreational purposes is becoming a very real possibility, there could come a time when we are travelling to...

Thursday, 14 October 2021 14:07

  Shutterstock Greg Murray, Swinburne University of Technology When I wake at 3am or so, I’m prone to picking on myself. And I know I’m not the only one who does this. A friend of mine calls...

Monday, 11 October 2021 21:01

  When the reporter becomes the story. AP Photo/Bullit Marquez Kathy Kiely, University of Missouri-Columbia Thirty-two years ago next month, I was in Germany reporting on the fall of the...

Monday, 11 October 2021 21:00

  A helping hand in the fight against malaria. Patrick Meinhardt/Getty Images Miriam K. Laufer, University of Maryland School of Medicine The World Health Organization recommended its first...

Friday, 08 October 2021 17:24

  Perseverance took a selfie next to its biggest accomplishment yet – the two small drill holes where the rover took samples of Martian rocks. NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS Melissa Rice, Western...

Coronavirus

Monday, 27 September 2021 14:15

  The new findings, although preliminary, are raising concerns about the potential long-term effects of COVID-19. Yuichiro Chino via Getty Images Jessica Bernard, Texas A&M...

Thursday, 23 September 2021 06:20

  What type of mask is best? Brais Seara/Moment via Getty Images Laura (Layla) H. Kwong, University of California, Berkeley Do masks work? And if so, should you reach for an N95, a surgical...

Friday, 10 September 2021 13:58

  Kazantseva Olga/Shutterstock Vassilios Vassiliou, University of East Anglia; Ciaran Grafton-Clarke, University of East Anglia, and Ranu Baral, University of East Anglia Two weeks after your...

Tuesday, 07 September 2021 06:31

Charlotte Thålin, Karolinska Institutet Israel was way ahead of the rest of the world when it came to COVID vaccination, so it’s not surprising that data from this corner of the Mediterranean...