Dire wolves are actually ice age mega-foxes

The giant predators weren’t closely related to today’s canines, even if they look quite a lot alike. (MAURICIO ANTÓN/) When you picture a dire wolf, the image that comes to mind is probably one of those unbelievably fluffy yet terrifying creatures that inhabited Winterfell in Game of Thrones. And you’d hardly be the only one, […]

Study identifies dire economic impact of COVID-19 in Africa

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain A new survey from four African countries on the COVID-19 pandemic shows significant impacts on food security and household income, and that COVID-19 has women apprehensive about accessing health care. Performance Monitoring for Action is a family planning and sexual and reproductive health data collection project funded by the Bill & […]