Woman in a subway station

'Our Streets Now', safe women in public spaces

Comics shows the stark reality of public sexual harassment of young women who have decided to tell their unknown stories for the 'Our Streets Now' campaign.


Prime Minister of Lebanon Hassan Diab and Sinabung volcano

Former American soilders jailed in Venezuela and 3 other international news

To this are added the protests in Beirut, the travel advisory from the United States and the eruption of a volcano in Indonesia.

Mouthwash in a sink

Mouthwashes could reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission

Cell culture experiments show that commercially available preparations have an effect on Sars-Cov-2 viruses

Person holding a vaccine

BCG vaccine is safe and does not lead to an increased risk of COVID-19 symptoms

More studies need to confirm whether this generic vaccine could have a positive effect as well

Donald Trump and Joe Biden

The difference in Donald Trump and Joe Biden's environmental agenda

The two candidates for the future United States presidential election have different views of the environment

Protester with his fist raised using a mask with the BLM sign

COVID-19: Save black lives

A call for racially-responsive strageties and resources for the Black community during the COVID-19 pandemic

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COVID-19 a perfect storm for conspiracy theories

As the global count of COVID-19 infections heads towards the 20M mark, the pandemic has created an 'infodemic' for conspiracy

Man holds his head while sitting on a sofa

Lockdown study reports surge in health anxieties

New research into people's coping strategies faced with COVID-19 highlights the mental health toll for those shielding

Structural model of SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Re-engineering antibodies for COVID-19

Catholic University of America researcher uses 'in silico' analysis to fast-track passive immunity

Boy wearing a mask

Young kids could spread COVID-19 as much as older children and adults

Findings important to nationwide conversations on reopening schools and daycare

Pilgrims on the way to Mecca

How is the pilgrimage to Mecca lived in the midst of the pandemic?

This pillar of the Muslim faith has had to be radically reinvented to deal with the coronavirus.

Person holding grain seeds in his hands.

Economic and food supply chain disruptions endanger global food security

COVID-19 has led to a global economic slowdown that is affecting all four pillars of food security

Woman wearing a mask and holding her smartphone

Tracking symptoms with app an inexact predictor of coronavirus infection

Tracking symptoms affiliated with the novel coronavirus through an app may not be a good predictor of the spread of the disease

Mabel Lozano, Norma Bastidas and Racha Haffar

Five inspiring women that fight human trafficking

Human trafficking is a serious crime. Every year thousands of women, men and children fall into the hands of traffickers who end their lives

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