Assessing the impact of physical distancing
Two different approaches suggest that it works.
Physical distancing and related safety precautions around COVID-19 make both health and business sense, according to ...
Cars rule as pandemic changes travel trends
Data shows walking is doing better than public transport.
By Neil G Sipe, University of Queensland As with other parts of the global economy, COVID-19 has led to rapid chan...
Entrepreneur tackling a cause of blindness
Innovators acknowledged in ATSE awards.
A visionary idea to re-purpose a veterinary medicine to treat and help eliminate river blindness has been acknowledge...
Two stories of two deadly diseases
The ‘miracle’ of Warsaw and the plague of smallpox.
New studies shine new light on two infamous epidemics – one with possible lessons for our current global crisis. A...
Genetic consequences of the slave trade
Researchers piece together origins of African Americans.
Until less than two centuries ago, millions of people were forcibly removed from Africa by European colonisers and ta...
COVID effects and GLOBE(-al) data
Help with COVID knowledge or environmental outcomes.
Each week Cosmos takes a look at projects and news about Citizen Science in Australia. This week we’re going global w...
Study suggests physical distancing is effective
Researchers look at data from 149 countries.
Data from 149 countries suggests the incidence of COVID-19 has decreased by an average of 13% in association with phy...
Finding the flu and watching for ‘wollies’
Join a study into influenza and look out for pine trees.
Each week Cosmos takes a look at the latest projects and news about Citizen Science in Australia. FluTracking Y...
The COVID-19 impact in hard numbers
Analysis quantifies economic pain and environmental gain.
A new study has attempted to quantify the socio-economic and environmental impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. It sug...
COVID-19 affects some more than others
Global report explores responses and impacts.
The COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, but people’s experiences and the economic, social and political ramificati...
Florence Merriam Bailey flips the bird
She made it fashionable to watch not wear them.
In the late 19th century one of the first environmental protection movements sprang up, triggered by public concerns ...
The dark captured in wonderful ways
Here are the five winning photographs.
The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) has announced the results of its first – but planned annual – Capture th...