From the US kicking out Huawei to China's Hong Kong crackdown, there is a lot standing in the way of happy east-west relations just now.
As face marks and coverings become compulsory worldwide, littering and their potential impact on the environment increases.
Testing large numbers of people regularly would reduce the spread of the coronavirus in the US. Laboratory testing is slow and expensive, but rapid screening tests could be the answer.
A new approach is making a big difference in Virginia.
Miniaturized laboratory equipment is making it easier to identify airborne pathogens in the field, but there's still work ahead to be able to instantly determine if a room is safe or contaminated.
But will the new normal only be feasible for the well off?
Your immune system changes when you are pregnant, and this may help protect you and your child from COVID-19 – but we need more research to understand this better.
Commissioner Bret Walker said the decision to assess the cruise ship as low risk when the 2,700 passengers disembarked in March was 'inexplicable and unjustifiable'.
A night manager at one of Melbourne's quarantine hotels has been designated as "patient zero" in Victoria's second wave of COVID-19. Here's what that actually means.
It might be tempting to yell 'bloody well wear a mask', but that will probably make little difference. Research shows there are more constructive ways to get your message across.
Collecting data using contact tracing apps won't do much to curb the spread of COVID-19. And it's a mistake to design policy based on this information.
Underlying inequality, an under-resourced public health system and socio-political tensions have met in a dizzying, tragic outcome for the richest country in the world.
Global terrorism has been relatively quiet as the world is consumed by the COVID-19 pandemic. But it is still there, unabated, and we need to do more to stop it.
The growth of private foundations in Canada has occurred at the expense of government tax revenue. Philanthropic donations are dollars that have been redirected away from universal social services.
A series of interviews with life-sciences executives finds them desperate to bring Zoom meetings to an end.
Natural herd immunity is a myth.
I published a book on what life might look like after the crisis. It already feels out of date.
Health statisticians keep careful tabs on how many people die every week. Based on what's happened in past years, they know what to expect – but 2020 death counts are surging beyond predictions.
Local lockdowns are necessary but they place a significant burden on affected communities. Here's how to make sure they work, and quickly.
Many who are lonely will overlook their own emerging signs of loneliness in hope these feelings will go away once around other people.