Summer in Australia is defined by sport, but the most-played sport isn’t cricket or tennis – it’s fly swatting.
Ahead of the postal plebiscite on marriage equality, much is being written about the relative chances of a “Yes” or “No” outcome
We’ve heard of the physical effects on our body when we are talking to someone we are attracted to, like pupils getting larger or butterflies in our stomach. Numerous self-help … Read more
Adolescence can be tough for young people, but it can be especially hard for teenagers who aren’t straight.
We know that dinosaurs ruled the Earth many millions ago, but how they walked has been a mystery. Our new research shows that the movement of some dinosaurs has a … Read more
Following early reports last week that scientists had edited the DNA of human embryos, American researchers have now published their much anticipated paper in the journal Nature. The human embryos … Read more
Fossil bones discovered almost 80 years apart in a remote area of Queensland are helping to reveal the shape of a dinosaur that roamed Earth more than 100 million years … Read more
Visual illusions show us that we do not have direct access to reality. They can also provide an inkling of the mental processing that delivers our experience of the viewable … Read more
For tens of thousands of years, humans have created colours through simple chemistry. At first we used dyes found in nature such as berries and charcoal. Later, new pigments were … Read more
By continuing to delay significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, we risk handing young people alive today a bill of up to US$535 trillion. This would be the cost of … Read more