A scholar of literature for children and young adults shares her insights on how to better connect children with literature and libraries with their communities.
President Joe Biden’s suggestion that the COVID-19 pandemic is over has led to a backlash among some experts who suggest the comment is premature – and counterproductive.
Renee Wegrzyn will lead the new Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health, which is tasked with speeding up how fast basic science is translated into real-world applications.
Adolescent biology, early morning classes and too much evening screen time are a few of the key drivers behind teen sleep deprivation.
The tropics are projected to face almost daily dangerous heat by 2100. And “extremely dangerous” heat that’s almost unheard of today will occur more often in several regions.
Both sweeping immunity and overzealous prosecutions of former leaders can undermine democracy. But such prosecutions pose different risks for older democracies like the US than in younger ones.
Primary care doctors have long played an important role in providing birth control. Now, with the fall of Roe, they could help fill a critical need for comprehensive family planning services.
Kenya is not unlike any other country where democratic deepening requires a ‘two-steps forward, one-step back’ outlook.
Many beaches are short on lifeguards this summer. An expert explains how to keep your loved ones safe in the water.
Dissociation can be a healthy part of cognitive functioning, provided it doesn’t get in the way of your goals.
After the announcement of President Biden’s heat initiative, The Conversation revisits stories on high summer temperatures and human health.
Ocean equity will be the key for achieving blue economies in Canada and the world
The dam has helped to shift longstanding power relationships and could pave the way for more cooperation among all the countries that depend on the Nile.
Abortion pills are available online, and many of them are safe. But not all sites have been properly vetted for legitimacy.
With decades of images and data from the same locations, these satellites can show changes over time, including deforestation, changes in waterways and how loss of trees corresponds to urban heat.
Former President Donald Trump is facing mounting criminal evidence against him and his attempt to overturn the 2020 election. Trump is also seeing GOP voters turning elsewhere.
Patients with blood cancer undergoing stem cell transplantation have a high risk of complications. The bacteria in their gut, however, can help their immune system recover and fight infections.
Early detection of breast cancer is critical to improving chances of survival. But racial and ethnic minority patients systematically have delayed diagnoses that reduce the benefits of screening.
Existing brain connections may influence the effectiveness of neurostimulation. Tailoring treatments to each individual brain could expand the number of conditions brain stimulation can treat.
A bioethicist explains the four ethical principles that guide medical practitioners’ thinking about abortion, such as autonomy and justice.