With a lack of motivation and determination, can this switch to online learning be beneficial for students? Three perspectives provide insight into learning during a pandemic.
Jan Coenen is one of the leading scientists when it comes to materials in fusion reactors. We caught up with him to pick his brain about the viability of fusion reactors and his research in the area.
A team of researchers from the Universities of Surrey and Sussex develop mechanochromic and thermochromic sensors based on graphene infused polymer opals.
Using magnetic connectors, researchers create “plug-and-play” mobile health monitoring devices that can be catered to an individual’s need.
Researchers in China give hope for a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2.
A study that analyzed data from nearly 15 000 patients with COVID-19 receiving four combinations of chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine, and antibiotics indicates the drug regimen may be doing more harm than good.
Scientists identify a cocktail of antibodies from a recovered COVID-19 patient’s blood sample that helped neutralize the SARS-CoV-2 virus in mice.
A group of researchers from Freiburg present a new tandem solar cell to breakthrough current theoretical limits..
As the way in which we work, socialize, and live becomes ever-more digital, enabling faster internet speeds and bandwidth capacity while using existing infrastructures promises a new dawn of the digital age.
In the Himalayas, where the ontology of water is not always premised on the creations of boundaries between nature and culture, the condition of water, whether abundant or scarce, has key implications for cultural life.
An exciting and exotic approach to minimizing error in quantum computation re-purposes a known code to achieve what many researchers thought was impossible
Microfluidic oxygenators provide support to patients with low blood oxygen levels during respiratory distress, and advancements in technology are making them more portable and user-friendly.
Identifying the critical questions regarding long distance regressive signaling and how they are important for understanding nervous system development and pathogenesis in neurodegeneration.
This month in pictures
There is art in science and science in art — here we’ve put together some of the most inspiring science images published in our journals this month.
Imaging a broken heart
This edition of Pioneers in Science celebrates physicist Wilhelm Röntgen, winner of the 1901 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of “a new kind of ray”.
The stuff of stars: The remarkable contributions of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin