Are studies right that expanded access to off-grid solar products has driven economic development in Africa?
The pandemic lockdown added a big teaching load; female academics also found themselves having to play more of a nurturing role.
People who say they don’t want children are often told they’ll change their mind. The authors of a new study found otherwise.
No, it’s not like donating a kidney. But it is still a gift.
Drinking a cup of coffee means ingesting a complex mixture of chemicals. Research has given us mixed messaging about whether coffee is beneficial or harmful.
Peer review is an essential part of academic publishing, but it can be exploitative, opaque and slow. There’s plenty journals, publishers and universities can do to make the system work better.
Blogs can be useful sources of data for the urban planning research community if the researchers know how to assess them critically.
Scientific research done through international collaboration has boomed in the past 30 years. But recently, powerful countries are using science as a tool of politics, threatening that work.
Study after study has shown that men tend to be more willing to put themselves in harm’s way to help others. Why some men rise to the occasion – and others don’t – has been a bit trickier to pin down.
A new study that breaks down the number of trans teens by state could give policymakers a better idea of how many kids will be affected by anti-trans legislation.
The key to supporting science innovation is funding and shaping it at its earliest stages, while innovative ventures are still housed within universities — and even before the ventures are founded.
Nigeria generates 2.5 million tonnes of plastic waste yearly. Research and public enlightenment can help address the problem.
In an interview, scholar Alyssa Collins explains how her time spent plumbing the sci fi writer’s papers left her stunned by the breadth of her interests and the depth of her scientific knowledge.
Peer review of research sounds like it should be a conversation between equals. Instead, it can be patronizing, demanding and simply unkind. A group of journal editors thinks this should change.
Molecular research is expensive, but worth it because of the burden of disease that it could relieve.
Studies on Ukraine going as far back as the late 1990s and early 2000s showed that the country’s population was connecting less and less with Russia.
We often imitate styles of speech we hear – what’s known as ‘linguistic convergence.’ But a researcher wanted to see if we alter our speech based on the mere expectation of how someone will sound.
New research suggests that for millennials and Generation Z, a lack of rules around love and dating brings both loss and liberation.
Laboratory mice used in medical research are often kept in housing conditions that cause them to be overweight and stressed, with shorter lifespans.
Science is about more than crisis management – it’s about how we understand our present and future, and realise our potential as people