As strains on the desert nation’s supply increase, scientists collaborate on projects to keep water flowing.
Rising rates of chronic disease and deaths from violence can be curbed only if fighting is brought to an end, say researchers.
The country wants to use a focus on research to solve economic challenges and build diplomatic ties in the Middle East.
An unprecedented study in Bangladesh could reveal how malnutrition, poor sanitation and other challenges make their mark on child development.
Oil palm has a reputation as an environmental menace. Can the latest genetic research change that?
Genetics study confirms a social cycle that helps infection to spread in South Africa.
Grantee Jane Qiu speaks to Nature’s Adam Levy about how the effects of last year's earthquake in Nepal could be felt for years or even decades.
A year after a devastating earthquake triggered killer avalanches and rock falls in Nepal, scientists are wiring up mountainsides to forecasts hazards.
The island nation of Kiribati is one of the world's most vulnerable to rising sea levels. But residents may have to leave well before the ocean claims their homes.
One of the most devastating consequences of the Ebola outbreak will be its impact on maternal health.
Sierra Leone is handing out malaria drugs because malaria looks like Ebola at first—but the drugs' side effects may thwart the effort.
Despite working to save others from the disease that nearly claimed their lives, health care workers who survived Ebola are feared and ostracized by their communities.