Kenya has a legal framework that protects its citizens from racism but there are challenges with its implementation
Metabolites in a drop of blood may be a better way to determine your metabolic health than body mass index (BMI).
Mobile money transfers have become the norm in Somalia. Transactions total as much as $2.7bn a month.
Noncommunicable diseases are a growing problem in Africa. Among women, heart disease is a particular concern. Medication to treat it can interfere with pregnancy, making women undesirable partners.
The results of stigma can be deeply damaging – we all need to show greater sensitivity.
Colombia's new president Ivan Duque has some big issues in his inbox.
The new film is a down-to-Earth portrayal of astronaut Neil Armstrong and our complex relationship with the Moon.
In Uganda stand-alone clinics for HIV treatment persist because of stigma and overcrowding.
One of the largest concentrations of poverty in the US exists in communities at the US-Mexico border called 'colonias.' These informal settlements lack access to basic infrastructure.
The 'oldest known nova' (a star explosion) in the sky was actually not a nova, astronomers show.
Deworming needs to be accompanied by health awareness campaigns in order to reduce diseases from parasitic worms.
For hot, dry and water-stressed countries like Botswana and Namibia, high temperatures and droughts will be more severe than the global average.
William Nordhaus showed that the market offers the best chance for preventing global catastrophe form climate change.
President Paul Biya's credibility and legitimacy are increasingly being tarnished, amid growing support for opposition candidates.
After four years of economic crisis and corruption, Brazilians have never trusted their government less. They showed their frustration Sunday, voting for two ideologically opposed candidates.
Brazil could see a return to the dark days of the military dictatorship.
We need action to increase the number of black scientists if we're ever to see a black Nobel winner.
Tokophobia is a pathological fear of pregnancy and can lead to avoidance of childbirth.
Limiting global warming to 1.5C is a tough challenge but still within reach, according to a landmark report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change commissioned after the 2015 Paris summit.
Here are the essential facts from the UN's special report on climate change.