‘Sextortion’ leads to financial losses and psychological trauma. Here’s what to look out for...

Author : Calli Tzani, Senior Lecturer in Investigative Psychology, University of Huddersfield When malicious internet users gain people’s trust to obtain sexually explicit photos or videos, and...

The race to protect the food of the future – why seed banks alone are...

Author : Helen Anne Curry, Associate Professor in History of Modern Science and Technology, University of Cambridge Last summer I grew three varieties of corn in my...

How El Salvador and Nigeria are taking different approaches to digital currencies – plus,...

Author : Daniel Merino, Assistant Science Editor & Co-Host of The Conversation Weekly Podcast, The Conversation This is a transcript of The Conversation Weekly podcast episde: Crypto...

Why TV decluttering shows need to clean up their act

Author : Amber Martin-Woodhead, Assistant professor in Human Geography, Coventry University Homes across Britain looking fine on the outside but secretly they’re drowning on their inside…Homes, people,...

Why does omicron appear to cause less severe disease than previous variants?

Author : Paul Hunter, Professor of Medicine, University of East Anglia As soon as omicron was first identified in Botswana and South Africa, two key questions arose:...

environmental cost of world’s first Winter Olympics without natural snow – expert Q+A

Author : Madeleine Orr, Lecturer in Sport Ecology, Loughborough University The 24th Winter Olympic Games are underway in the Chinese capital, but winter itself seems far away....

shortages will continue, but for some sellers the problem will be too much stock

Author : Sarah Schiffling, Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management, Liverpool John Moores University Everything was about shortages in 2021. COVID vaccine shortages at the start of...

how Gaudí’s masterpiece became a myth and a divisive political tool

Author : Josep-Maria Garcia Fuentes, Senior Lecturer in Architecture, Newcastle University The Sagrada Familia, Antoni Gaudí’s Catalan masterpiece, recently celebrated the completion of the Mare de Déu...

Russians I met recently in St Petersburg believe there will be no invasion –...

Author : Alexander Titov, Lecturer in Modern European History, Queen's University Belfast While preparing for a trip to Russia in late December 2021, I was half-joking to...

Underwater videos could help explain why thousands of starfish are stranded on Welsh beaches

Author : Emma Sheehan, Associate Professor of Marine Ecology, University of Plymouth Storms this winter have left thousands of starfish lying stranded along the Welsh coast. Many...

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