Whether a coronavirus vaccine involves a live virus or a carrier organism, it will probably require more than one injection. But that's not a bad thing.
Using infrared thermal imaging to screen for COVID19 poses no risk to the public but must be done correctly to be reliable.
Some people have a real problem with coronavirus safety measures.
Suppression tactics aren’t appropriate for dangerous diseases – and in the long term prove just as expensive.
Lockdowns also affect socioeconomic groups differently, and should be combined with income support to protect mental health.
As local councils deal with a 'bureaucratic backlog', should births be registered by telephone, post, or online?
Instead of a global response to the pandemic, we're seeing an outbreak of vaccine nationalism.
They will find minimal traces of the virus itself, but lots of PPE.
From protests to anti-vaccination propaganda, eliminating smallpox in the UK was not easy.
To fight climate change, we need to take people's cognitive biases into account.
Try these tests at home.
We can’t tackle the huge global challenges we face in isolation – scientists must be able to work together across borders.
Lowering urban density to protect against the coronavirus would be a misguided response. Density is not a key driver of infection, and keeps people active and healthy.
Measuring seismic noice could show whether people are following future lockdown measures.
Knowing who has had the coronavirus relies on testing – which itself is influenced by the weather.