COVID-19 is increasing in some countries
WHO warns that the world is dangerously divided.
Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating. While some countries such as Australia and New Zealand have ...
Longest night, darkest sky
Help scientists learn about light pollution.
Looking for something to do on the longest night of the year? The Australasian Dark Sky Alliance (ADSA), ARC Centre o...
How to socially connect safely
Scientists model three post-lockdown strategies.
Connecting with others is at the heart of being human and has been linked to greater physical and mental health, long...
Pandemic boosts big tech transformation
Changes are now moving at warp speed, expert suggests.
The coronavirus pandemic has sped up changes that were already happening across society, from remote learning and wor...
Gifford Pinchot plants an idea
US politician also made his mark saving forests.
Gifford Pinchot was both a politician and a scientist, living in a time when the two were not mutually exclusive, as ...
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...