Learning about sustainable development and consumption should not be limited to particular disciplines like those in the sciences and technologies.
From basic childhood curiosity, to fossil introductions from parents – it seems a scientist’s spark can come in many forms.
Just because something isn’t 100% certain doesn’t mean you ignore it, and other lessons from two researchers who study the problem of science denial.
Supply chain issues, emergency science, social distancing requirements and a lot more free time offered both challenges and opportunities for research scientists.
Many scientists stuck at home during university closures dealt with increased domestic responsibilities. But some groups had it worse than others.
Climate models can’t see tornadoes, but they can recognize the conditions for tornadoes to form. An atmospheric scientist explains what that means for forecasting future risks.
There’s enormous value in citizen science projects that encourage urban-dwellers to learn about what is often, quite literally, on their doorsteps.
Most of what we know about planets outside our Solar System relates to gas-giant planets. A new study has identified and characterised a smaller exoplanet.
New research finds that ‘leaky mitochondria’ help keep sea otters warm.
Good science doesn’t eliminate uncertainty: it explains it.
Scientists have been using art to illuminate and share their research with the public for centuries. And art could be one way to bolster K-12 science education and scientific literacy in the public.
Has the summit delivered on its goals?
Women’s climate knowledge is often overlooked, despite it being a vital resource for adapting to a warming world.
Want to observe native bees? Or seek out invasive species? There are many ways to get hands-on science learning. An expert on adult STEM education suggests four places to start.
A centralized reporting system for laboratory incidents involving dangerous pathogens in biological research does not exist in the US or internationally.
Many valuable scientific breakthroughs were originally published in a non-English language. New research shows more effort is needed to transcend language barriers to improve conservation science.
There are calls for measures to reduce the burden of red tape and promote and facilitate biodiversity research in South Africa.
The work of Italian physicist Giorgio Parisi has helped predict the unpredictable, from changes in the climate to the movements of flocks of starlings.
Only 7% of Australia’s federal MPs have backgrounds in science. What would it look like if they were a majority?
A closer look at how ice cover changed through the months offers some important insights into the role of climate change and why every year isn’t a record.