Hippos at Gorongosa National Park.
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Long-standing assumption that humans killed large mammals 4.5m years ago has been debunked by researchers -- but some experts still think humans played a part in the demise of biodiversity
The Ebola virus.
The Ebola virus claimed 11,000 lives in 2014. Today, scientists may have cured the disease in guinea pigs by using antibodies.
Young family practising dressmaking in a vocational training centre in Kakuma refugee camp.
Refugee self-reliance is a laudable goal, yet self-reliance agendas must account for refugees' individual circumstances.
A solider poses with a Javelin anti-tank system during a military parade in Kiev, Ukraine.
At worst, more lethal aid could escalate the conflict further. At best, it will continue to keep alive a conflict that has already claimed more than 10,000 lives.
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Most fossil fuels are consumed not by individuals, but by and through large faceless technological systems.
An exciting announcement about upcoming plans – and we revisit an old favourite episode.
What came first – all-seeing Gods or complex societies?
God the Father and Angel, Guercino Giovan Francesco Barbieri via Wikimedia Commons
God only started watching over us quite recently, according to a new study that analysed 414 societies from 30 world regions.
What can social media platforms do after terrorist attacks?
In Ghana, “skirt-and-blouse voting” means to vote for different parties for presidential and legislative positions.
A dictionary of African politics reveals the witty and insightful political terminology that people in different African countries use.
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Our closest relatives show distinct cultural behaviour in different populations. But those differences are being erased.
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Egal, ob man an Konferenzen teilnimmt oder Kollegen trifft, die globale Forschungsgemeinschaft ist sehr an Flugreisen interessiert. Eine Gewohnheit, die sich ändern muss.
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A new look at ancient texts allows for a pivotal perspective on the role of a certain Greek woman.
Kigeme refugee camp in Rwanda.
Helping refugees find avenues to generate income and live independently from aid can be positive for donors, agencies, and refugees alike.
‘American Progress’ by John Gast.
Progress, in historical terms, has so often meant clearing places of their native inhabitants – both human and non-human.
Food bar mungkin terlihat kecil, tapi dia berisikan vitamin dan serat yang membuat kita tidak cepat lapar.
Diet pengganti makanan tidak seburuk yang kita kira. Kuncinya ada pada pengendalian jumlah kalori.
Plans for the Irish border come in to force after Brexit. But there is no plan for the rock after that date.
Crossing the river to Colombia.
Cross border security is at serious risk. So are the lives of the people who live there.
Ya sea para asistir a conferencias o para sucumbir a la reunión, la comunidad científica mundial está muy interesada en los viajes aéreos. Un hábito que debe cambiar.
African students at the University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland in 1964 protesting against being called “savages” in parliament.
African universities were key actors in developing post-colonial and decolonised societies.
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.