Fat replacers have the potential to mitigate the global obesity challenge.
Three scientists describe the fieldwork they've had to delay in 2020 because of the pandemic. These are setbacks not just for their careers, but for the body of scientific knowledge.
It's one of the largest funding cuts to any university course, and will leave Australia ill-equipped to deal with the environmental challenges of the future.
About half of environmental scientists working for government had been prohibited from communicating scientific information.
Only 7% of the total research produced between 2013 and 2017 in Indonesia took gender and minority perspectives into account.
Online sleuthing and deductive reasoning identifies what appears to be the only existent portrait painted of the celebrated scientist during his lifetime.
A public debate recently erupted among global taxonomists. Strongly-worded ripostes were exchanged. A comparison to Stalin was floated. But eventually, they worked it out.
When you ask Americans what the word 'science' brings to mind, a majority respond 'hope.' Using this built-in brand can help communicate important science messages.
Barriers for Black scientists won't go away without substantial funding – and measures that don't require white people to lose out.
What the UK public thinks of the way the pandemic and lockdown are being covered by the media.
Nigerian society has drilled into everyone that certain top roles are reserved for men.
With travel halted and universities and research institutions shutting down, scientists are having trouble keeping their research running. Here's why that matters outside the lab.
African countries need to strengthen their capacity for identifying new cases.
In a survey, a majority of liberals and conservatives reported that they trust doctors and the CDC to reduce US risk of a coronavirus epidemic.
In a survey, Trump supporters showed the lowest faith in the Supreme Court, the federal government, the media and other pillars of society.
Transforming the civil service needs to go far beyond what degree new recruits studied.
Not so long ago, people had no idea what would happen to them – and what they would see – once they ascended into the clouds.
Research is more profitable and productive than ever before, but it risks losing its sense of values and ethics.
Scientists have identified the world's smallest animal – for now. It could be possible smaller creatures exist that have not yet been discovered.
Most universities focus on teaching basic sciences with little reference to commercialisation of ideas and new technologies.