In Colombia, a 2016 peace agreement does not contain the ongoing violence. Violence escalates as criminal armed groups replace the FARC rebels in a violent battle for land and resources.
It's unlikely that all species of bees will go extinct anytime soon – but current losses could still have a terrible impact on food supplies and ecosystems.
Fossil fuels are heating the atmosphere – but the fact that we're burning them may not be the only reason.
The idea behind regenerative medicine is that the patient is both the donor and recipient of healthy tissue grown from stem cells. But sometimes the transplanted cells are rejected. Now we know why.
The word 'like' has a grammar, and by looking at it, we can learn a lot about what 'like' means and what it contributes to someone’s speech.
South Sudan has been in the business of building peace for years but is no closer to implementing the roadmap to peace than when it drafted the first agreement.
The leader of the centre-left Frente de Todos alliance won a surprise victory in primary elections in August.
We shouldn't assume that discussion of bodily changes necessarily means progression towards a more equal society.
South Africa's planned NHI has no equivalent in any setting in the world. It's deeply flawed on a number of fronts.
As Kashmir faces new challenges, our forms of allyship must also evolve. Perhaps we can learn some lessons from its kitchens.
High-income country experts and institutions are valued more than expertise in low- and middle-income countries.
In 1867, the US bought Alaska from Tsar Alexander II for a tidy sum of $7.2 million. Trump probably wouldn't be able to get that kind of bargain for Greenland.
Russia appears to have developed a revolutionary mini-reactor able to power a missile.
People in jail kill themselves at a rate 3.5 times higher than that of the general population.
Facebook and Neuralink are developing interfaces to link our brains to computers, with serious ethical issues.
The DRC president's direct involvement can rally people who have previously doubted the reality of the outbreak.
Ghana is banking on a much needed boost to its tourism sector from its call to Africans in the diaspora.
New research shows that there's much in a name: people will use the sounds in names to infer someone’s physical and personality traits.
For one, you can't break an economy that's already broken.
Good news – underground aquifers could be a reliable source of drinking water in sub-Saharan Africa even as the climate warms.