The idea of what it means to be South Sudanese is not universally accepted in the young nation.
People can counter the helplessness felt during the pandemic and build power by creating a sense of purpose and community amid the confusion of COVID-19.
If a negotiated agreement is ever found, it is most likely to fall within the realm of free association rather than outright independence or integration in Morocco.
Pausing COVID-19 vaccine rollouts can backfire. There are better ways to manage safety issues while they’re being investigated.
Lockdown requires that we all act as if we know nothing, even if we are world experts on disease transmission.
Research reveals a complicated relationship between surveillance and freedom, as surveillance activities allow for greater autonomy for women hoping to work in Jordan.
Modified commercial drones are getting more powerful and can easily be turned into weapons. A researcher argues for ways to prevent their development.
At first glance, it would seem like nothing has changed since 1991. Yet, things have been slowly and discreetly evolving in recent years at Morocco’s behest.
England is moving to an opt-out organ donation scheme. Here’s how it could be a success.
Disability, autonomy and euthanasia – an uncomfortable debate.
The loud noise might be a warning that there is something falling nearby, or flying towards you. Our brain tells our eyes to quickly shut, to help protect them from any damage.
Archbishop Bishop Desmond Tutu is well known for having invoked an ubuntu ethic to evaluate South African society, and he can take substantial credit for having made the term familiar.
Older people in nursing homes or aged care facilities are often locked up “for their own safety”, which new research says isn’t usually needed.
Together, three recent events mark a crucial turning point in the development of autonomous cars: They are both safer and more advanced than ever before.
The ethics and psychology of trust suggest ways we might learn to understand self-driving cars, but also show why doing so might be more challenging than we expect.
Without a human operator on board, how can a drone steer clear of collisions? Technology from autonomous cars can help.
The law should allow greater communication between health professionals, families and carers even if this impacts on patients’ rights of confidentiality.
The politicisation of academia definitely contributes to a decline in academic standards. This is a situation South Africa must work hard to avoid. It can learn from others on the continent.
Flexible work is on the rise but research shows it often leads to people working longer hours than they would otherwise.
People and machines need to be able to interact and communicate effectively. Right now we – and they – can’t. But without that, we risk missing the potential benefits of collaboration.