The oral polio vaccine – which is no longer given in the US – relies on a live but weakened virus that can actually be passed from person to person.
The chances of surviving Marburg are improved if there’s early supportive care with rehydration and symptomatic treatment.
Just because we don’t understand the precise mechanism behind depression, doesn’t mean we should dismiss drugs that are known to be effective.
A new shows there’s no clear evidence that depression is caused by abnormally low levels of serotonin in the brain.
The newly discovered species – Qikiqtania – highlights evolution’s twisty, tangled path.
Warm-bloodedness is the key to what makes mammals what they are today. That’s why working out when it emerged in mammal ancestors matters.
The leadership election now heads into its second phase, with Conservative party members choosing between the former chancellor and foreign secretary.
Summer heat may be far from people’s minds here in Australia. But Europe’s ordeal is yet another sign changes in Earth’s climate have already reached dangerous levels.
The Met Office issued its heatwave warning six days before the mercury peaked – potentially saving many lives.
The strongest signal of our changing climate flares while most of us are asleep.
Abortion funds, which help people who cannot afford the procedure, are facing new kinds of pressures, including potential legal risks and a rising client demand that exceeds their capabilities.
The story behind the research can be as compelling as the results. Recording the effects of starvation, a group of Jewish doctors demonstrated their dedication to science – and their own humanity.
China is posing many challenges to the Indo-Pacific region in 2022. How should Canada and Australia respond?
Russia is doing oil and gas deals in the Balkans, where ethnic tensions are on the rise.
Protests over shortages forced the ouster of Sri Lanka’s president, but the crisis has deep-set roots in ethnonationalism, which has encouraged corruption, argues an expert on the country’s politics.
Through stitches, duets and green screens, Olivia Rodrigo showcases the postmodern appeal of today’s popular music
Freshly re-elected in April, France’s president lost his parliamentary majority in June. So who is Emmanuel Macron and what defines his paradoxical politics?
In the 19th century, British colonial practices of using land to fund universities was a fragmented, but far-reaching, pattern of institutional development.
A pair of killer whales are hunting and preying on South Africa's great white sharks, forcing the sharks to flee.
Why is the universe 13.8 billion years old, but 93 billion light-years across? It’s all about how light travels through the cosmos.