What do you do when you find something amazing you didn't expect, and there is no budget in your grant to investigate it?
There has been a rapid redirection of resources towards COVID-19-related research. In the long term, this resource reallocation is likely to result in budget cuts in all research areas.
The scientific community is churning out vast quantities of research about the coronavirus pandemic – far too much for researchers to absorb. An AI system aims to do the heavy lifting for them.
The government wants to help small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the definition of “small” is still pretty big.
Australia’s research workforce will be severely impacted by the pandemic, with the effects likely to be felt for years, if not decades.
The number of preliminary or unsubstantiated treatments or risk factors for the coronavirus is increasing. Here's one reason why.
Design bloggers have long had creeping suspicion, so a team of researchers decided to analyze the aesthetics of nearly 10,000 websites.
The coronavirus pandemic is highlighting inequalities that exist in academia
Politicians are throwing billions of dollars at coronavirus vaccine trials, but the real cost of research is the one thing we're lacking – time.
Individually, we are all helpless in the face of the coronavirus crisis. A global collaborative boom is changing the way science is done.
They're conducting research, accommodating testing facilities and turning dorms into quarters for medical professionals while also helping people muddle through hard ethical decisions.
With a threatening virus sweeping the world, research efforts across sectors have ground to a halt. But one thing is clear: the non-scientific community has never valued research more.
The conspiracy theory that Covid-19 was created in a laboratory has been widely reported, yet there is no evidence to support it. Why such theories thrive can easily be explained, however.
Findings that are effectively communicated can go a long way to serve the interests of the public. They can help to address social injustices or improve treatments offered to patients.
The terror group uses the proceeds of criminal activity to support its political agenda.
Humans tend to downplay their own susceptibility to being harmed – an attitude of 'it won't happen to me' that could be hindering the collective response to the pandemic.
With travel halted and universities and research institutions shutting down, scientists are having trouble keeping their research running. Here's why that matters outside the lab.
Research shows that the type of task – and style of music – tend to determine whether listening will help or hinder your performance.
In a health crisis, decisions about treatment and containment must be made quickly. It’s crucial those decisions be based on research evidence, but fast and easy access is not always available.
By using the simple technique of harvesting when the lower leaves begin to turn to yellow, yam farmers can determine the earliest possible time to harvest.