The current Covid-19 pandemic draws attention to the need to integrate health equity into urban planning and encourage behaviours that simultaneously protect the environment and promote health.
Sukarma Rani Thareja writes that before the 2020 lockdown due to the covid-19 pandemic, women in science had already experienced other forms of lockdown.
Krishna Ravi Srinivas gives an update about the initiatives of the Indian Government to fight against the coronavirus covid-19 pandemic.
As the novel coronavirus is spreading rapidly around the world without treatment or a vaccine, uncertainty and fear prevails, leading many people to stockpile food, cleaning products and toilet paper.
With university and other research institutions closed, researchers have had their research interrupted: from slight readjustments to work from home to complete project interruptions that cause delays.
On the 23rd April 2020 – on the day of a critical meeting of the European Council – President Giscard d’Estaing together with leading representatives from the World of politics, academia and civil society from the Board of Re-Imagine Europa call European leaders to show courage and ambition.
Living in an urban area can present some challenges when it comes to combatting the spread of a dangerous illness. Here are a few considerations that urban dwellers can keep in mind in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic in order to prepare themselves for a possible resurgence.
Sukarma Rani Thareja from India, wrote a poem to celebrate women in science.
In the unique Sea Encounters Art (S.E.A.) project on the Dutch island Texel, marine scientists cooperate with artists. The result is exhibited this summer on various locations on the island.
Their BIOFILM project shows fascinating time-lapse images of microbial life, in which cyanobacteria play the lead role.
IPBES recently released a preliminary report about the alarming rate of extinction for nearly one million species heading for the “sixth extinction”.
Although our gut is not as big as the Amazon Forest, and the organisms that it harbours are mere microbes and tiny parasites, not tigers and anacondas, it still contains many thousands of different microbial species, most of them still unknown to us.
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