Why Italians aren’t all the same
Genome study shows differences are longstanding.
Any Italian will tell you that the north and south are poles apart, and it appears those differences may have begun a...
Watch as a journalist’s mind is rewired
It’s been voted Best Film at SCINEMA 2020.
The world is confusing and unsettling, even more so now than ever before, and more of us than ever are finding it aff...
COVID-19 update: Africa, Italy and inequality.
Scientists explore the unfolding ramifications.
As the world continues to respond to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, four papers just released in leading journals as...
Mapping online distrust in health expertise
Researchers point to a worrying imbalance.
Facebook communities that distrust establishment health advice are more effective than government agencies and other ...
The healing power of data
The true legacy of Florence Nightingale
When you’re in a medical emergency, you don’t typically think of calling a statistician. However, the COVID-19 outbre...
What games can teach us during COVID-19
They might be more than just a boredom cure.
Most of us don’t take games too seriously. They are a way to unwind, or these days to maybe escape from the world of ...
COVID-19: the open data pandemic?
Scientists are sharing like never before.
As the world grapples with how to forecast and forestall the impact of COVID-19, researchers have stepped up, produci...
Study examines how venue-entrance bottlenecks affect us.
Remember that pre-lockdown feeling of funnelling down crowd-control corridors and through security-control gates to g...
Open-source hardware and nude selfies
A digest of COVID-19 science, data and optimism @ 27 April.
The Numbers Global Cases confirmed worldwide by national authorities stand at 2,804,796 (84,900 of them reporte...
Punishing selfishness starts young
It’s influenced by social norms, study suggests.
Why do humans (mostly) cooperate? Following social norms to punish others for selfish behaviour plays a part, accordi...
A molecule hunt and curatorial curiosities
A digest of COVID-19 science, data and optimism @ 23 April.
The Numbers Global Cases confirmed worldwide by national authorities stand at 2,471,136 (73,930 of them reporte...
Fast peer reviews and Captain Tom
A digest of COVID-19 science, data and optimism @ 20 April.
The Numbers Global Cases confirmed worldwide by national authorities stand at 2,241,359 (81,153 of them reporte...