Why most debt and deficit projections are still way too upbeat.
Cuba's excellent disaster planning is paying dividends in the current pandemic.
Policy-makers at various levels of government rely on models and simulations to make predictions about controlling the spread of COVID-19.
With officers being hit by illness, arrests have dropped during the coronavirus crisis. Meanwhile crime rates have remained static, or even fallen. Is it time to rethink policing?
In the search for a rapid COVID-19 vaccine, researchers are modifying a method using the chemical riboflavin now used to prevent disease transmission during blood transfusions.
Why is there such a wide difference in projections for how much COVID-19 will spread? An expert in disease modeling explains what models can and cannot do.
In these times of fear and uncertainty, many of us face daily decisions regarding the right thing to do. An ethicist offers guidance on how to think through them.
Wildfire smoke makes it harder for firefighters' bodies to fight off viral invaders. But firefighting conditions make the usual protective measures nearly impossible.
CBD may not be a panacea for your aches and pains -- and it certainly isn't for COVID-19.
My research as a professor of death studies shows how facing up to our own mortality can offer the opportunity to rediscover some positive truths about life.
Interventions seen to originate in the West frequently spark suspicion in northern Nigeria.
As lockdowns have came into effect around the world, air pollution has plummeted.
Temporary use of land and buildings plays a role in the aftermath of crisis.
Ever heard of 229E, OC43, NL63 and HKU1?
The federal government has announced a package to help regional media through the coronavirus crisis. But our national broadcasters have not been so lucky.
If enacted, the funding cuts may cause the WHO to go bankrupt in the middle of a pandemic. Trump's move also signals the US is no longer prepared to provide a leadership role in global health issues.
People who use illicit drugs are at increased risk during the coronavirus pandemic. But minimising that risk will improve their well-being and help avoid additional pressure on the health system.
The IMF is forecasting an Australian downturn that will dwarf every one since the Great Depression.
In under 10 days, engineers from UCL and Mercedes F1 reverse-engineered a product, produced a new design, tested it, got regulatory approval and started production.
The government has announced relief measures, including a $50 million program for regional journalism, to help media hit by the fallout from COVID-19 crisis.