Progress towards Universal Health Coverage was recorded in the last two decades. But ‘throat-slicing’ healthcare costs due to COVID-19 has not only retarded the UHC feat, but aggravated poverty, globally.
The ‘Global Risks Perceptions Report 2021′, recently launched, reveals the findings of the second annual survey of scientists’ perceptions of 35 global risks.
Established in 2020, the Emirates Crystallographic Society, ECS, is another milestone for the growing research community in United Arab Emirates, write Panče Naumov, Sharmarke Mohamed, Liang Li and Wael Rabeh.
Together with a team of historians, Egyptologists, philologists and organic chemists, a Czech scientist, wants to reconstruct the process of preparing ancient Greco-Egyptian perfumes.
Researchers involved in the BIOPALT project have designed a portal capable of providing data on the quality of water in Lake Chad, based on satellite earth observation.
About 20 women from 14 different African and Asian countries participated in the recently-held ‘IFS Women in Science workshop’ for 2021 grantees.
Designed to fortify all gender of health workers, personal protective equipment, PPE, have often failed to protect women, who are leading the frontlines in the COVID fight, reports Laura Owings.
As the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) marks its centenary year, its long-standing partner, CERN, will be part of the celebrations, report Jens Vigen and Monica Pepe-Altarelli
The ‘International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development’ provides an opportunity to improve the links between basic sciences and the 17 SDGs, according to SKA Observatory.
HEALTHMONITOR, a compact device that diagnoses the presence of coronavirus in humans through exhalation, has been developed by a group of scientists.