India and South Africa are pressing the World Trade Organization to waive patent rights to help ramp up vaccine production. There's a better solution.
Though not a rich country, Colombia is unusually well equipped to handle mass migration because of its own history with political strife and displacement.
During the pandemic, clear and reliable health communication can literally be a life-and-death issue. Researchers who focus on the science of science communication highlight strategies that work.
Although many modern people tend to see 'magic' and 'religion' as separate, magic was actually integral to the development of Christianity.
A professor of religious studies argues that describing QAnon followers as brainwashed overlooks their role in accepting and spreading potentially dangerous beliefs.
A peace studies expert explains a technique for resolving conflict that she says is more effective and less divisive than public shaming.
All presidents must deposit transcriptions of their public statements with the National Archives. But in the case of Donald Trump, there's something missing.
We may think of plants as passive life forms, but they can cooperate, share resources, send one another warnings, and distance themselves from their communities when survival depends on it.
The pandemic largely gave America a reprieve from school shootings. Two criminologists say gun violence could return to America's schools worse than before as in-person classes resume.
The Afghanistan War now has an end date: 9/11/21. Experts explain the history of US involvement in Afghanistan, the peace process to end that conflict and how the country's women are uniquely at risk.
It's meant to stop something known as 'carbon leakage,' but the solution has economic, legal and environmental consequences.
The one-dose vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson is temporarily halted because of potentially serious blood clots seen in six women. An immunologist explains what this means for you.
During economic downturns, local governments tend to cut spending on libraries, even as the need for their services grows.
Kids want to play sports again, and who can blame them? An exercise scientist and physiologist explains why adhering to safety protocols is imperative.
Nursing homes have struggled through COVID-19 deaths and lockdowns. Giving nurses more quality time with patients can help them win back trust.
The more that educators of color feel the need to tiptoe around issue of racism in schools, the less likely they seem to stay in the job, new research shows.
Prince Philip died at 99. Living to such a ripe old age isn't unusual for UK royals. Nor is it surprising, argues an expert on aging and longevity.
Complementarianism became central to evangelical belief in response to the feminist movement of the 1970s when many Christians came to champion women's equality.
Conservative justices are redefining religious freedom to mean the protection of individuals or groups to practice their faith as they see fit, argues a constitutional law expert.
Medical research to benefit people is first conducted in animals. Creating a new biomedical model by inserting human immune cells into pigs may lead to new insights and treatments.
A medida que el cambio climático impulsa el conteo de polen hacia arriba, eso podría resultar en una mayor susceptibilidad humana a los virus.
New research shows both adults and kids are eating more nutritious food. But minorities and low-income populations still lag behind the rest.
Adaptable neurons are tied to learning and memory but also to neurological disorders. By studying fruit flies, researchers found a mechanism that controls neuroplasticity.
The U.S. is broken up into 50 states, plus territories like Puerto Rico and Guam, and a federal district, Washington, D.C. Most other countries have smaller parts too.
Brexit has reopened an old battle over Northern Irish identity, leading to clashes in the street. Scores have been injured in the troubled UK territory's worst outbreak of violence in decades.