Science

As with any environmental disaster, the impact of heat stress hits the poorer harder than the privileged.

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How AI is helping spread fake news and misinformation but it could also be used to fight this spread.

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The debate on AI ignores marginalised communities who stand to benefit most. Instead, AI can empower them, fight injustice, and level the playing field.

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Australia’s new gas plans continue its reliance on fossil fuel exports, contradicting its urgent need for climate change mitigation to gamble on the future.

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Clues to what’s happening to Antarctica’s ice-sheets – and the world’s sea levels – can be found 127,000 years in the past.

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The COVID-19 pandemic showed that Antarctica’s isolation and remoteness cannot protect it from events in the rest of the world.

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The global sea level rise due to the melting ice poses a serious threat to low-lying coastal areas including those in the tropics.

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It’s not only the physical challenges but also the mental side of living in Antarctica that would make a permanent human settlement there difficult.

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There is little reason to believe that a third term for Modi will result in the revival of Indian scientific research and innovation

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The field of RNA therapeutics has expanded incredibly over the last 30 years, and mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines are just the start.

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Clinical trials of an mRNA vaccine have begun and researchers expect broadly positive outcomes in the battle against the widespread illness.

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