The 2020 wildfire season has shattered records across the West. It's a trend that's headed in a dangerous direction.
Automation in South Africa's auto industry may have made car manufacturing easier, faster, and more productive but it comes with social and employment costs.
The 17th-century plague of Italy has lessons for today: Back then, too, people broke public health laws, but there were clergymen who intervened.
Scientists explain what you need to know about the COVID-19 risks in the air, from how aerosols form to how to keep kids safe on a school bus.
About half of environmental scientists working for government had been prohibited from communicating scientific information.
Three new studies show corticosteroids can reduce deaths in critically ill COVID-19 patients. But what about other patients?
New research points to why reopening elementary schools is the safest bet and what else needs to happen for schools to have the best chance of staying open.
Students are taught isolated and impersonal facts without understanding the history and processes of how scientists know what we know — an education in scientific literacy.
Is magic all about spells and hocus pocus, or is it simply another way of looking at how the universe works?
Checking for symptoms is just the beginning. Here are 10 ways schools can help keep children, families and faculty safe.
New research shows fibres can transfer between people without any contact.
Lockdowns, working from home and funding cuts put a generation of Australian scientists at risk of dropping out.
Margot Gage Witvliet went from being healthy and active to fearing she was dying almost overnight. An epidemiologist, she dug into the research to understand what's happening to long-haulers like her.
Recent reports of dramatic declines in insect populations have sparked concern about an 'insect apocalypse.' But a new analysis of data from sites across North America suggests the case isn't proven.
Framing cats as responsible for declines in biodiversity is based on faulty scientific logic and fails to account for the real culprit – human activity.
We can’t tackle the huge global challenges we face in isolation – scientists must be able to work together across borders.
The active and uninhibited dissemination of knowledge is vital for the advancement of knowledge.
Scammers are exploiting the Covid-19 pandemic along with the lack of clarity as to how the Track and Trace system works. Here's what you need to know to stay safe.
Findings from a study that followed more than 70,000 high school students in Greece suggest why girls may be less likely to pick careers in science and maths than boys.
Amid trying times, the collaboration between Western science and Eastern philosophy provides numerous health benefits and a path to understanding the natural world.