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Seat belts and smoking rates show people eventually adopt healthy behaviors...

Randy P. Juhl, University of Pittsburgh Why do we do things that are bad for us – or not do things that are good for...

COVID-19: examining theories for Africa’s low death rates

Kevin Marsh, University of Oxford and Moses Alobo, African Academy of Sciences As the threat of a COVID-19 pandemic emerged earlier this year, many felt...

African health research needs support: here’s one programme that’s working

Jude Igumbor, University of the Witwatersrand African countries bear a disproportionate burden of infectious and noncommunicable diseases. More than two thirds of people living with...

Malaria: new map shows which areas will be at risk because...

Mark Smith, University of Leeds and Chris Thomas, University of Lincoln Of an estimated 228 million cases of malaria worldwide each year, around 93% are...

Big Tobacco’s decisive defeat on plain packaging laws won’t stop its...

Genevieve Wilkinson, University of Technology Sydney After a decade of legal challenges by the tobacco lobby, Australia’s pioneering push to eliminate all tobacco advertising finally...

Mexico City buried its rivers to prevent disease and unwittingly created...

Elena Delavega, University of Memphis Mexico City is a dust bowl, a polluted megalopolis where breathing is hard and newly washed clothes hung out to...

How to protest during a pandemic and still keep everyone safe...

Thomas A. Russo, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York “WE ARE STILL IN A PANDEMIC,” Denver Black Lives Matter activist Tay Anderson...

How Apple and Google will let your phone warn you if...

Johannes Becker, Boston University and David Starobinski, Boston University On April 10, Apple and Google announced a coronavirus exposure notification system that will be built...

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How wise is the woolly bear caterpillar's wintry weather prediction?

By J Peter Coppinger, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology On your next stroll through the winter wood, peak under a log and gently brush away the...