Mentoring can help build the confidence of young scholars in Sub-Saharan Africa, reducing the likelihood of brain drain.
A South African study explored how psychology students benefited from an alternative approach to teaching and learning.
Sea levels could be two metres higher by 2100. How will our relationship to the drowned coast change?
The discovery that such a common animal can rapidly produce vast numbers of nanoplastics is particularly worrying.
More than 20 years after the shift from unilateralism to multilateralism, it is reasonable to wonder how multilateral France’s ‘new interventionism’ really is.
Artists are filling the state's silence by revisiting history so that it can be discussed.
In Australia, coastal flooding is expected to be worse along the northern coast in Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory.
Scientists at Cambridge are developing a lab-in-a-briefcase for rapidly and cheaply identifying disease-causing bacteria.
Some viruses can hide out in the body and reemerge at later times. Which viruses do this, and can the new coronavirus do this too?
Pandas have done more to raise awareness of biodiversity loss than any other species. But they may not be good at stopping it themselves.
This summer, NASA's Mars Perseverance rover is taking the next giant leap in our search for signs of life beyond Earth.
Forests that grow back after being cleared for agriculture or by logging grow back much faster than old-growth forests, soaking up carbon and providing vital habitat.
The demon is not density but rather that African countries have not planned and made the investments necessary to manage the downsides of the type of density found in informal settlements.
They will find minimal traces of the virus itself, but lots of PPE.
How we worked out when whales first evolved asymmetrical skulls.
We wanted to find out which biological phenomena are crucial for pattern formation and which are just incidental. These sorts of questions can be answered with mathematical modelling.
The food industry's tactics are designed to reduce the likelihood of the government adopting global recommendations to tackle obesity.
This insect's unique reproductive biology could lead to new ways to control the species in the environment – and prevent the deadly sleeping sickness it spreads to people.
African countries should tread carefully over the debt relief offered by multilateral institutions and other lenders. It could prove very costly in the medium to long term.
The IMF loan does not impose any conditions over and above what is in South African law on how the funds can be used; it only seems to expect the country to implement policies already announced.