Scientists at Northern Illinois University continue to hone extended-range weather forecasting, identifying patterns halfway around the globe that will heighten the probability weeks later for hail- and tornado-producing storms in the United States.
An environmentally friendly spray that targets and kills one of cotton's (and the world’s) most damaging agricultural pests - silverleaf whitefly - has been created by scientists at The University of Queensland.
The study suggests that increasing temperatures under climate change are likely to be a significant risk to human health in Africa, as many cities may have similar features as Dar es Salaam, increasing the heat vulnerability of informal settlements.
Social media played an important role in driving public engagement with Covid health measures in Lagos, Nigeria; while enabling authorities and researchers to collect near-real-time data – used to ensure campaigns respond quickly to public concerns.
The COVID-19 pandemic has spiked the overdose death rate from opioid use. For people who rely on medications to treat opioid use disorders, the pandemic and such natural disasters as tornados, hurricanes, and wildfires can disrupt access to medications.