Could mothers be responsible for the gender gap? Or are other factors at play?
An urgent discussion is needed around the cost of research publications.
A group of researchers figured out which NBA teams featured the most egotistical players, and then tracked their performances over the course of a season.
How one academic found the perfect platform to share her research with the public.
States may have passed these laws with the aim of reducing turnout. But new evidence suggests that they have a minimal or nonexistent effect.
Autistic and artistic, you can be both.
Tobacco companies are enlisting the help of social media influencers to promote traditional cigarettes and their brands to young people.
Science development in Africa is intimately linked to the quality of people who are able to lead change.
In Southern Africa, high rates of HIV infection have been the primary driver of TB
Nigeria's higher education system is the biggest on the continent but it lags behind on research output.
Women leaders in science and technology are working together to address the gender imbalance in their fields.
Science is a part of everyday life. Science journalists can do more to connect science to the public.
A new study in Nature finds that large research teams develop recent ideas, while small teams conduct more disruptive and innovative research.
One of the concerns parents have if their baby needs surgery is whether the general anaesthetic will affect the child's developing brain. New research finds it won't.
Understanding the pleasure drugs give people would help to prevent the harms.
Whether to attending a conferences or giving in to a meeting, the global research community is keen on air travel. That’s a habit that needs to change.
Today, universities fulfil many of the science councils' roles at a much lower cost while also training postgraduate students.
On average, important new lab techniques like CRISPR take 23 years to develop – but there is a public expectation that scientific breakthroughs occur quickly and efficiently.
Grant abstracts with more words, more complex language and more storytelling tend to earn more money – even if that's not exactly what funders say they'd want.
Gene sequences can be manipulated to prevent certain diseases and improve public health.