Scientists have never been more needed to challenge division, misinformation and harassment online.
The devastating impact of mine closures could be avoided with economic and scientific interventions.
The 2018 edition of the EuroScience Open Festival is a great showcase for EU scientific collaboration.
Research shows that the probability of entrepreneurial success jumps after the age of 35, increasing up to the age of 60,
You might think you've made your day more efficient – but it can actually affect what you accomplish during your unstructured time.
Researchers should try to make their literature reviews as reliable as possible and adhere to strict standards.
A newish method called the multidimensional poverty index is revealing new insights into the South Africa's poverty.
Researchers analyze social media data to gain useful insights into modern society and culture. But it's important to protect users' privacy. How can both ends meet?
African countries should be looking to initiate or host more clinical trials to improve the continent's health systems.
South Africa needs to harness its service sector into an innovative and export orientated way to push back poverty, unemployment and inequality.
Dehumanizing insults have become more common in political discourse. Psychology research has shown that they can prime us for violence – and even change our brains.
Self-organisation initiatives taken by slum residents across Africa can help urban development.
Today many Americans see universities negatively. But, as the dean of USC Dornsife argues, academia has a unique capacity to solve society's problems. Yes, astrophysicists can help law enforcement.
High municipal electricity tariffs pose a serious threat to South Africa's machinery and equipment manufacturing industries.
A tax incentive coupled with a new fund to support research translation for non-medical research would help Australia lift its game.
Facebook grapples with balancing the privacy needs of users with needs of the research community.
Canola is an example of an innovation that sprung from university research and became a major economic boon to Canada. It should be happening more often.
What kind of information do Canadian voters get through Facebook? It's time for the social media giant to let researchers see exactly what it sends its 23 million users in Canada.
As fusion becomes more technically viable, it's time to assess whether it's worth the money because breakthroughs in the lab don’t guarantee success in the marketplace.
We can disagree with co-workers in meetings. We can argue about sports with friends. A new study explores why politics seems to be an entirely different beast.