Tuesday, 01 December 2020 06:29

Paul Whiteley, University of Essex; Harold D Clarke, University of Texas at Dallas; Karl Ho, University of Texas at Dallas, and Marianne Stewart, University of Texas at Dallas When Donald...

Tuesday, 01 December 2020 06:27

Lockdown isn’t easy. Julia Lockheart DreamsID com, Author provided Mark Blagrove, Swansea University The COVID-19 pandemic has changed nearly...

Tuesday, 01 December 2020 06:23

CSIRO, Author provided Aidan Hotan, CSIRO Astronomers have mapped about a million previously undiscovered galaxies beyond the Milky Way, in...

Tuesday, 01 December 2020 06:19

Shutterstock Lara Herrero, Griffith University and Eugene Madzokere, Griffith University Over recent weeks and months, we’ve heard of...

Monday, 30 November 2020 08:33

November 26, 2020 by Bradley Allf Back in April, I received a strange email from a pair of academic journals inviting me to submit my research to one of their latest issues. The email was written...

Monday, 30 November 2020 08:28

People relying on HIV prevention, care and treatment services have become even more vulnerable because of COVID-19. Foto24/Gallo Images/Getty...

Monday, 30 November 2020 08:23

Sonali Pal Chaudhury/NurPhoto via Getty Images Linda-Gail Bekker, University of Cape Town World AIDS Day this year finds us still deep amid...

Monday, 30 November 2020 08:17

Members of the Amhara militia ride in the back of a pick up truck, in Mai Kadra, Ethiopia, on November 21, 2020. Amharas and Tigrayans were uneasy neighbours before the...

Monday, 30 November 2020 08:12

Katharina Karcher, University of Birmingham November 29 2019 was meant to be a day of celebration for those involved in the Learning Together programme – an initiative which brings people...

Monday, 30 November 2020 08:08

John McDermid, University of York The Boeing 737 Max began flying commercially in May 2017 but has been grounded for over a year and a half following two crashes within five months. On...

Sunday, 29 November 2020 07:46

The Adoration of the Shepherds by Guido Reni (1642). Wikimedia Helen Parish, University of Reading In the words of Perry Como’s classic,...

Sunday, 29 November 2020 07:41

November 27, 2020 by Sara Harrison There’s a wealth of information floating in the air, though we rarely take the time to notice. Olfaction, or the ability to smell, may be the least...

Sunday, 29 November 2020 07:37

Preschool is an opportunity to develop important social skills like taking turns, working in groups and making friends. John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty...

Saturday, 28 November 2020 07:25

Rhona Smith, Newcastle University If you are simply going on the number of political trials in Cambodia at the moment, the country would seem to be politically unstable – a hotbed of...

Saturday, 28 November 2020 07:21

Socialise, even if only online. Evgenyrychko/Shutterstock Christian van Nieuwerburgh, University of East London and Ana Paula Nacif, University...

Saturday, 28 November 2020 07:18

Apia harbour on the island of Upolu, Samoa, where the deadly influenza virus came ashore in 1918. www.shutterstock.com Tootoooleaava Dr. Fanaafi...

Friday, 27 November 2020 12:50

Diego Maradona with the World Cup, 1986. Wikimedia Matthew Brown, University of Bristol The death of the greatest player in the history of...

Friday, 27 November 2020 12:47

Alexey Godzenko/Shutterstock Nick Norman, University of Bristol The periodic table of the elements, principally created by the Russian...

Friday, 27 November 2020 12:44

The push to tighten Poland’s restrictive abortion laws has proved a lightning bolt moment for protesters. Wojtek Raadwanski/AFP via Getty Images...

Thursday, 26 November 2020 04:24

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox.Six days after President Donald Trump lost his bid...

Thursday, 26 November 2020 04:19

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari and US president Donald Trump during a press conference at the White House in 2018. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty...

Thursday, 26 November 2020 04:16

Tony Walker, La Trobe University US Secretary of State-designate Antony Blinken promises both awkwardness and opportunity for Australia’s Morrison government. Blinken could hardly...

Wednesday, 25 November 2020 07:32

Now there is a third possible vaccine for fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Sanjay Mishra, Vanderbilt...

Wednesday, 25 November 2020 07:30

Assembly of the Chang’e 5 orbiter-return capsule. SHI Xiaodan/wikipedia John Bridges, University of Leicester China has been the only country...

Wednesday, 25 November 2020 07:25

Enthusiastic ANC supportets celebrate a recent election victory. EFE-EPA/Yeshiel Panchia Keith Gottschalk, University of the Western...

Wednesday, 25 November 2020 07:19

AAP/AP/Kydpl Kyodo Gavan Butler, University of Sydney Throughout 2020, there have been vocal and highly visible protests in Thailand against...

Tuesday, 24 November 2020 08:15

Tom Solomon, University of Liverpool The Oxford vaccine – developed in partnership with AstraZeneca – stops 70% of people developing COVID symptoms. And, depending on how the doses are...

Tuesday, 24 November 2020 08:12

Leïla Choukroune, University of Portsmouth The decision of Hong Kong’s opposition legislators to resign en masse after the government disqualified four of their colleagues on allegations of...

Tuesday, 24 November 2020 08:09

Hassan Saleh/Unsplash, FAL Ryan McKay, Royal Holloway and Robert Ross, Macquarie University As the pandemic raged in April, churchgoers in...

Tuesday, 24 November 2020 08:05

If confirmed, Janet Yellen would be the first woman to ever hold the three most influential economic positions in U.S. government history.  Chabeli Carrazana Originally published by The...

Tuesday, 24 November 2020 08:02

Michael Head, University of Southampton In the long dark tunnel that has been 2020, November stands out as the month that light appeared. Some might see it as a bright light, others as a...

Tuesday, 24 November 2020 08:00

Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News November 23, 2020 Use Our Content It can be republished for free. When Barack Obama was elected president in 2008, the country was in the...

Monday, 23 November 2020 16:23

The pandemic rages as the world waits for COVID-19 vaccines. Peter Zelei Images/Getty Images William Petri, University of Virginia There are...

Monday, 23 November 2020 16:20

Daniel Bliss, Arizona State University Editor’s note: Daniel Bliss is a professor of electrical engineering at Arizona State University and the director of the Center for Wireless Information...

Monday, 23 November 2020 07:39

Paul Glasziou, Bond University and Chris Del Mar, Bond University In controlled laboratory situations, face masks appear to do a good job of reducing the spread of coronavirus (at least in...

Monday, 23 November 2020 07:33

Ugandan singer-turned-politician Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine being arrested on charges of unlawful assembly. Stringer/AFP via Getty Images...

Sunday, 22 November 2020 06:48

Adults need to pay attention to children’s voices and imagine a different future — not for children but with them. (Shutterstock) Julie C. Garlen,...

Sunday, 22 November 2020 06:45

Ethiopian refugees fleeing fighting in Tigray province queue to receive supplies at the Um Rakuba camp in Sudan’s eastern Gedaref province. Ebrahim Hamid/AFP via...

Sunday, 22 November 2020 06:41

Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra When he speaks at functions, Scott Morrison routinely pays tribute to present and past members of the Australian Defence Force. It seems a very...

Saturday, 21 November 2020 13:36

November 20, 2020 by Elizabeth Svoboda In 2015, Megan Rosenbloom traveled to Harvard University’s Houghton Library in search of a book called "Des destinées de l’âme" ("Destinies of the Soul"), by...

Saturday, 21 November 2020 08:11

Jimmy Whitworth, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine As the northern hemisphere moves into winter, coronavirus rates are rising in parts of Europe and the USA. Experts are warning of...

Saturday, 21 November 2020 08:10

The migrant label sticks. Chief Crow Daria/Shutterstock Kirsten Forkert, Birmingham City University; Federico Oliveri, University of Pisa; Gargi...

Saturday, 21 November 2020 08:05

Ethiopian soldiers in 2005 on a hilltop outpost overlooking the northern town of Badme, in the Tigray region. Marco Longari/AFP via Getty Images...

Saturday, 21 November 2020 08:04

In Atlanta, people gather to dance and celebrate the election of Joe Biden as the next president. AP Photo/Brynn Anderson Bev-Freda Jackson,...

Saturday, 21 November 2020 08:01

Victoria Knight November 20, 2020 The holidays are approaching just as COVID-19 case rates nationwide are increasing at a record-breaking pace, leading to dire warnings from public...

Friday, 20 November 2020 12:39

TextureWorld/Shutterstock Eugenia O’Kelly, University of Cambridge You have probably become used to wearing a face mask in public. And you...

Thursday, 19 November 2020 07:53

November 18, 2020 by Jill Neimark If the book of nature is written in the language of mathematics, as Galileo once declared, the Covid-19 pandemic has brought that truth home for the world's...

Thursday, 19 November 2020 07:49

Moderna’s new mRNA vaccine is almost 94.5% effective in large-scale trials. JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images Sanjay Mishra, Vanderbilt...

Thursday, 19 November 2020 07:47

Christoph Bluth, University of Bradford Donald Trump asked his senior advisers to examine options for air strikes against Iran’s main nuclear installation, the New York Times reported...

Thursday, 19 November 2020 07:43

Early diagnosis and treatment are key in the fight against HIV. Peter Casaer Gilles van Cutsem, University of Cape Town Twenty years ago...