Climate change has boosted the likelihood of heavy rainfall, hailstorms, flooding and drought seen in some parts of the world. What does the future hold?
Children up to age five get a lot of cues from facial expressions. That makes teaching in a mask challenging, but teachers can learn from strategies developed by masked pediatric nurses.
Parents of young children are reporting alarming increases in anxiety and depression during COVID-19. This is not only a risk to parents’ mental health, but also to children’s long-term well-being.
COVID-19 has shown the flaws of a reactive health-care system designed to care for people who are already sick. A preventive approach would be more equitable, less expensive and keep us healthier.
We have seen our ability to act in alignment with public health measures during the pandemic. People’s everyday actions could also make a difference in addressing systemic injustice.
The relative success of the CERB during the pandemic shows the time is finally right for a permanent basic annual income program.
Using innovative technologies like Bitcoin and automation can help protect our food supply chains from disruptions like the one caused by the current coronavirus pandemic.
There is no evidence that the coronavirus is transmitted through breast milk, and breastfeeding is encouraged during COVID-19. However, the support available to new mothers has changed dramatically.
New research shows that babies around the world love baby talk — and when adults baby talk to them it is good for their language development.
The effective integration of science into policy-making improves legislation and leads to effective solutions for society — and not only during times of crisis like the coronavirus pandemic.
Family stress can go through the roof when managing social isolation or pandemic anxiety. A researcher of parent-child relationships offers practical tips to make time together more enjoyable.
Que l’on soit ou non en situation de crise, l’intégration efficace de la science dans la prise de décisions politiques améliore les projets de loi et mène à des solutions efficaces pour la société.
The decision to cancel a festival is never easy and can have difficult financial and community costs. Both planners and would-be attendees can play a role in mitigating the impact.
Neoliberal governments are getting away with cutting public funding to education — by framing education as women’s work that needs a strong managerial hand.
Les médias sociaux ont permis aux chercheurs du monde entier de collaborer et de coordonner leurs efforts pour lutter contre l’épidémie et contenir sa propagation.
Social media has allowed researchers around the world to collaborate and co-ordinate their efforts to fight the outbreak and contain its spread.
Some households have shared disproportionately in the growing national wealth, but GNP fails to reflect the disparity in gains across economic groups.
Iran’s missile strikes on Iraqi bases in response to the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani have raised tensions between the U.S. and Iran. But war seems unlikely at this point.
The actions of today’s leaders on climate change will determine how much more vocal youth will become in 2020.
Venice is a beautiful city with legendary myths that have attracted travellers for hundreds of years. These myths may be what brings the resources needed to save the city.