People

  • Update

    Masked debate and data dumps

    A digest of COVID-19 science, data and optimism @ 7 April.

    The Numbers Global Cases confirmed worldwide by national authorities stand at 1,210,956 (77,200 of them reporte...

    Society April 8, 2020
  • Update

    Actual tracing and virtual dating

    A digest of COVID-19 science, data and optimism @ 3 April.

    The Numbers Global Cases confirmed worldwide by national authorities stand at 823,626 (72,736 of them reported ...

    Society April 3, 2020
  • Update

    COVID-19 update

    A digest of COVID-19 science, data and optimism @ 30 March.

    THE NUMBERS Global Cases confirmed worldwide by national authorities stand at 634,835 (63,159 of them reported ...

    Society March 31, 2020
  • Focus

    COVID frontline: Ecuador and Canada

    Cosmos is collecting stories about how the world is coping.

    From Monika Silva: Montañita, Ecuador Ecuador: First case reported 29 February Cases 1925; deaths 58 (At Sun...

    Society March 31, 2020
  • Focus

    COVID frontline: Switzerland

    Cosmos is collecting stories about how the world is coping.

    By Matthias Hertl Population: 8.57 million  First Case: 25 February 2020 Cases 11,811 Deaths 191 (As of 26 M...

    Features March 30, 2020
  • Update

    COVID-19 update

    A digest of COVID-19 science, data and optimism @ 26 March.

    THE NUMBERS Global Cases confirmed worldwide by national authorities stand at 414,179 – 40,712 of them reported...

    Society March 27, 2020
  • Focus

    COVID-19 frontline: Singapore

    Cosmos is collecting stories about how the world is coping.

    First case reported 23 January Cases 308; Deaths 2 (At 12:00 local time on Sunday 22 March) I guess that I’...

    Society March 25, 2020
  • Update

    COVID-19 update

    A digest of COVID-19 science, data and optimism @ 23 March.

    Science The research community’s response to coronavirus has been swift, rigorous – and largely unseen. Research ...

    Society March 24, 2020
  • Even a small nuclear war could hit food supply

    Study sounds warning about unstable nations.

    As the nuclear arms race unfolds with renewed vigour, researchers have shown that even a limited, regional nuclear ba...

    Society March 17, 2020
  • Individuality – beyond nature or nurture

    Fruit fly study links it to random variation in brain wiring.

    Whether to walk the straight and narrow or meander through life is one of countless traits attributed to a combinatio...

    People March 5, 2020
  • Society structure impacts innovation

    Study finds fewer interactions, not more, fuel cultural evolution.

    Over time, evolution has endowed humans with bigger, better brains, but a study of Agta hunter-gatherers in the Phili...

    Anthropology March 1, 2020
  • Learning issues linked to brain connectivity

    New research suggests it’s about ‘hubs’, not specific brain regions.

    Different learning difficulties do not, as previously thought, correspond to specific regions of the brain, new Briti...

    Biology March 1, 2020
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