Corruption has been a constant feature of South African political life for much of the past 350 years; solutions will also take time.
Could a commonly used mosquito repellent kill off coronavirus? Preliminary studies in the UK are encouraging — but that doesn't mean you should reach for repellents to protect against COVID-19.
It's easy to judge people who escape from quarantine as not doing their bit. But if we use some basic principles from behavioural science, we might stop people wanting to escape in the first place.
Australia is a nation of enthusiastic travellers. But coronavirus has radically changed our capacity to go and be overseas.
Nick Cave's ongoing letters to fans, begun after a period of intense mourning over the death of his son, have much to say about suffering, mercy and meaning-making.
As Auckland prepares to ease restrictions from Monday, active COVID-19 cases almost certainly remain in the community. Masks will become compulsory on public transport to avoid new outbreaks.
Irving Oil is transporting Canadian crude oil by tanker through the Panama Canal and the Gulf of Mexico to its Saint John refinery in an effort to offset any impact COVID-19 might have on its supply.
Gun sales have soared in recent months, coinciding with the beginning of the pandemic and the Black Lives Matter protests that began in June.
Vague references don't cut it. The public deserves to know exactly how Alberta is relying on science, realism and high-quality problem-solving in its back to school plans during COVID-19.
Experts from France, Spain and the UK explain how Europe should respond to a rise in coronavirus cases.
Social media companies need to be more transparent about the health misinformation they remove.
Children have made many sacrifices because of the country’s COVID-19 response, including social isolation, lack of education opportunities and reduced access to nutrition programmes.
A primer on Sinovac, Sinopharm and CanSino, and their prospects for achieving a world first for coronavirus.
The live streaming of music events online is full of potential – but right now few artists or hosting venues are earning much from it.
New survey shows the impact of coronavirus lockdowns on young people in Vietnam, India, Ethiopia and Peru.
The rushed emergency approval for a treatment that might help COVID-19 patients has raised questions: Is the FDA abandoning its own guidelines?
Decades of bad government policies have come to a head for TV workers unable to earn during the pandemic.
While community transmission remains a challenge, we must understand the effects the pandemic is having on younger adults to design effective public health responses and messaging.
Some quarantine hotels provide more of a 'holiday vibe' than others. Some countries don't use quarantine hotels at all. Others use technology to make sure people stick to the rules.
The early and mid-career researchers who bear most of the teaching and research workload are exhausted and underpaid. Many won't survive the funding squeeze, but Australia can't afford to lose them.