People seeking mental health care still encounter stigma, even within the health system. New tools for teaching and sharing information may help address it.
Scientists were struggling to keep track of illegal fishing in international waters and the seabirds it threatened. Then they had an idea.
New research has identified the main triggers of this psychological phenomenon, the contexts in which it happens and the types of fears involved in it.
People who support Brexit want different results from the UK's departure from the EU – and they can't all get what they want.
The preliminary evidence suggests the Wuhan coronavirus is less deadly than SARS. But with social media, panic can now spread more rapidly and further.
Australian winemakers have lost smoke-tainted crops and political leaders apparently cannot solve the Murray Darling crisis. Perhaps climate change is getting the better of us.
Whether it’s global conflicts or communities in trouble, the solutions to peace and prosperity aren’t only found by government. Sports, too, can bring about much-needed change.
By practising double standards, Conservative Christians are missing the point of the scriptures.
A recent ruling by the UN’s Human Rights Committee recognized that climate refugees do exist, and acknowledged a legal basis for protecting them when their lives are threatened by climate change.
Advancements in data analytics can prevent food wastage and save farmers from significant losses along the fresh produce value chain.
The Islamic State group, often called ISIS, is not just based in Iraq and Syria. A scholar tracks where the group and its affiliates have spread around the globe.
Puerto Rico was once home to about 110,000 Taínos, an indigenous people decimated by the Spanish conquest. Their ancient homeland was located in the area hit hard by recent earthquakes.
Airport public health officials have got better at screening at ports of entry especially for international arrivals.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says it will use lessons from the Ebola outbreak to strengthen its risk communications capacity.
There’s no evidence you can spread the Wuhan coronavirus before showing symptoms, but one study suggests it’s possible for children and young people to be infectious without ever having symptoms.
Neanderthals living in a cave in southern Siberia made distinctive stone tools that can be traced to their ancestral homeland in eastern Europe — an intercontinental journey of more than 3,000 km.
Many studies find microplastics have important negative effects on animals, but others don’t.
The Euler spiral has helped engineers for over 100 years – now we’re using it to understand biology.
Measles infection can be easily managed with prompt health care and symptom management. But without care, mild symptoms can turn into life threatening secondary infections or long-term effects.
Different ideologies and agendas among Kurdish political groups means they don’t push a single narrative about the Kurdish homeland. Diaspora groups are trying to change that.