Thursday, 14 January 2021 11:41

Trump yells while visiting a portion of the border wall in Alamo, Tex. on Jan. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Henry Giroux, McMaster...

Thursday, 14 January 2021 11:40

If too many Americans refuse to take the COVID-19 vaccine, achieving population immunity will be difficult. Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty...

Thursday, 14 January 2021 11:38

Could we travel to other universes using wormholes? ktsdesign/Shutterstock Andreea Font, Liverpool John Moores University Albert Einstein’s...

Thursday, 14 January 2021 11:35

A different type of protest comes to the Capitol. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for MoveOn Michael Blake, University of Washington A House...

Wednesday, 13 January 2021 01:02

The Wi-Fi symbol, like the technology it represents, has become ubiquitous. Smith Collection/Gado via Getty Images Bhaskar Krishnamachari,...

Wednesday, 13 January 2021 00:57

Statue of George Washington in front of Federal Hall in New York City. Getty Images Mark Satta, Wayne State University On Jan. 20, Joe Biden...

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 20:08

Julie M Norman, UCL It was fitting that, the day after supporters of outgoing president Donald Trump stormed into the Capitol Building in Washington DC, president-elect Joe Biden chose to...

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 19:45

Parler is similar to Twitter but doesn’t control or discourage hate speech or calls to violence. OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Image Alex...

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 13:38

Sheena Cruickshank, University of Manchester Millions of people across the world have been infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Countries are also now embarking on...

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 13:34

Children begin to learn grammar well before they start school, when they craft their first short sentences. RonTech2000/iStock via Getty Images...

Monday, 11 January 2021 18:58

A demonstrator chants slogans as activists stage a protest in central Istanbul to denounce violence against women in Turkey on Nov. 25, 2020. (AP...

Monday, 11 January 2021 18:49

Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis...

Monday, 11 January 2021 07:55

Just because he’s leaving office doesn’t mean Donald Trump will stop being a threat to democracy. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin James D. Long,...

Monday, 11 January 2021 07:42

The taking of the city of Washington in America. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington Matthew Ward, University of...

Sunday, 10 January 2021 20:17

Ugandan soldiers shoot at demonstrators during riots in Kampala sparked by the arrest of opposition leader Kizza Besigye in 2011. Marc Hofer/AFP via Getty...

Saturday, 09 January 2021 11:45

Timothy Graham, Queensland University of Technology After the chaos in the US Capitol, stoked largely by rhetoric from President Donald Trump, Twitter has permanently suspended his account,...

Friday, 08 January 2021 07:03

January 7, 2021 by Catherine Buni & Soraya Chemaly The scenes that played out at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday will forever live in infamy. As Congress prepared to certify electoral college...

Friday, 08 January 2021 07:01

Insurrection at the US Capitol, Jan. 6, 2021. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Clayton Besaw, University of Central Florida and...

Thursday, 07 January 2021 06:40

Police with guns drawn watch as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Jack L....

Wednesday, 06 January 2021 19:18

Mary, the mother of Jesus. GettyImages Dion Forster, Stellenbosch University Seeing Christmas through the eyes of a child is wonderful thing....

Wednesday, 06 January 2021 08:57

Shutterstock Jason Potts, RMIT University and Kelsie Nabben, RMIT University Bitcoin continues to trade close to its all-time high reached...

Wednesday, 06 January 2021 08:54

Brynn Anderson/AP John Hart, Australian National University This week, the US Congress will put the finishing touches to the chaotic,...

Wednesday, 06 January 2021 08:51

Xi Jinping, the Chinese president. China’s economy is now showing strong growth. Shutterstock Steve Schifferes, City, University of...

Tuesday, 05 January 2021 23:02

Vice President Mike Pence says he ‘welcomes’ objections to Biden’s Electoral College win, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other House Democrats reject any such...

Tuesday, 05 January 2021 08:23

Jim Robbins January 4, 2021 As the covid-19 pandemic heads for a showdown with vaccines it’s expected to lose, many experts in the field of emerging infectious diseases are already...

Tuesday, 05 January 2021 08:20

VACCINE ROLLOUT To vaccinate people, supply chain disruptions must be fixed – Prof. Gyöngyi Kovács ‘Now that we have vaccines, it’s time to think about vaccination – and that’s a massive...

Tuesday, 05 January 2021 08:15

Parkes radio telescope. CSIRO/wikipedia, CC BY-SA Michael Garrett, University of Manchester The US$100m (£70m) Breakthrough Listen...

Tuesday, 05 January 2021 08:10

Saint Ignatius of Loyola with Pope Paul III. Roger Viollet Collection/Getty Images Gordon Rixon, University of Toronto Making and breaking...

Tuesday, 05 January 2021 08:04

Trump supporters face off against counterprotesters at the Million MAGA March in Washington on Nov. 14, 2020. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty...

Tuesday, 05 January 2021 07:56

Karen Jackson, University of Westminster and Oleksandr Shepotylo, Aston University The ability to strike new trade deals was a key promise of the Brexit campaign, even before the UK left the...

Monday, 04 January 2021 15:01

With her party's slim majority in the House, Nancy Pelosi wins re-election as speaker. Now, eyes turn to the upcoming Senate runoff elections.  Shefali Luthra Originally published by The...

Monday, 04 January 2021 08:48

Kin Cheung/AP James Laurenceson, University of Technology Sydney Great power competition in the Asia-Pacific region has been building for...

Monday, 04 January 2021 08:46

The solution to better education in Canada isn’t a national department. Here, children sit at St. Barnabas Catholic School in Scarborough, Ont., on Oct. 27,...

Monday, 04 January 2021 08:44

A Scottish Saltire flag hangs in the window of an apartment in Edinburgh, Scotland, next to the EU flag in August 2020. Scotland could vote to separate from the U.K. in...

Sunday, 03 January 2021 07:12

When asked why they wanted to set up a business later in life, twice as many women than men said they wanted to realize a long-held ambition. Mariel Padilla Originally published by The...

Sunday, 03 January 2021 07:09

President-elect Joe Biden will inherit the coronavirus crisis and several other health care problems. Shefali Luthra Originally published by The 19th When President-elect Joe Biden is sworn...

Saturday, 02 January 2021 09:57

January 1, 2021 by Lisa Feldman Barrett Note: The following excerpt is slightly altered from the published book for length and clarity. Most of your life takes place in a made-up world. You live...

Saturday, 02 January 2021 09:56

NASA’s James Webb telescope mirror undergoing cryogenic testing. Ball Aerospace/Flickr, CC BY-SA Ian Whittaker, Nottingham Trent University and...

Friday, 01 January 2021 09:02

Flickr/Mike Lewinski , CC BY Jonti Horner, University of Southern Queensland and Tanya Hill, Museums Victoria The best meteor showers are a...

Friday, 01 January 2021 08:59

Kameel4u/Shutterstock.com Richard Owen, Swansea University This year – 2020 – has been shocking. If I try to find a silver lining, I think...

Thursday, 31 December 2020 09:24

December 30, 2020 by Sarah Wild In June, Artemisia afra was in high demand on the streets of Johannesburg in South Africa. To treat Covid-19 symptoms, the Indigenous herb’s silvery leaves were...

Thursday, 31 December 2020 09:19

Wes Mountain/The Conversation, CC BY-ND Hugh Breakey, Griffith University 2020 has been a challenging year. For some challenges, such as the...

Wednesday, 30 December 2020 19:35

Andreas Buerki, Cardiff University Recent research has revealed a number of expressions that have entered everyday use since Brexit started. Terms like “Article 50”, “no deal”, “hard...

Wednesday, 30 December 2020 19:32

/Shutterstock Michael Head, University of Southampton The UK has become the first country to authorise the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19...

Wednesday, 30 December 2020 08:48

Federal government agencies, from the Treasury Department to the National Nuclear Security Administration, have been compromised by the attack. Tasos...

Tuesday, 29 December 2020 16:25

The WKKK was independent of the Klan and just as committed to bigotry. One researcher says the 19th Amendment made it possible. Ko Bragg Originally published by The 19th Misogyny is the...

Tuesday, 29 December 2020 10:54

December 28, 2020 by Ashley Stumvoll On April 23, as lockdowns and Covid-19 cases spread, the World Health Organization warned that one of sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest killers was still at...

Monday, 28 December 2020 19:51

StunningArt/Shutterstock Ruth Ogden, Liverpool John Moores University Does it feel like 2020 went on forever? Did lockdown drag, and can you...

Monday, 28 December 2020 19:49

A sign outside Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver, B.C., explains visitor restrictions to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. THE CANADIAN...

Monday, 28 December 2020 19:47

Cinemas in Kampala, Uganda, remained poorly attended after reopening in November. Xinhua/Hajarah Nalwadda via Getty Images Ribio Nzeza Bunketi...