science (general)

The fight against HIV is not over

HIV is a global health challenge, affecting 39 million people. Despite progress, challenges persist, including limited access to prevention and ongoing stigma.

Brain-machine interfaces can decipher thoughts and help give some coma survivors a voice. But first we must ensure they’re responsive.

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Together, satellite data, atmospheric-chemistry modelling and ground-based monitoring could help mitigate the South Asian air-pollution crisis.

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Indonesia’s growth as a medical research hub will only go as far as its capacity to power its public health facilities. AI could speed up the process.

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Fraudulent and substandard antimalarials drive up case numbers, suffering and death. They are the main obstacle as India pursues malaria eradication by 2030.

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New Solid Carbon technology might be able to lock climate-warming carbon dioxide below ocean bedrock.

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Even with millions in funding and super high-tech equipment, the world’s space agencies need a helping hand from people at home.

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What would an asteroid or comet impact be like?

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Single-use plastic is a huge environmental problem, but it can help limit food waste – another big problem. Tackling both will take ingenuity.

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