The expert advice is to never drive, walk, or ride through flood waters. Unfortunately, however, this is advice often not heeded. Research on psychology and floods reveals clues as to why.
We hear a lot about the Morrison government 'kicking the can down the road' on emissions reduction. New research reveals the precise burden that forces onto young Australians.
Ikan bernapas menggunakan sistem satu arah, mengalirkan air ke satu arah melalui insang mereka.
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If octopuses simply started evolving a smarter brain, what stops them from ruling over humans? Why has this not happened already? An expert explains what these cephalopods might be capable of.
Oprah Winfrey brought emotion and empathy to her bombshell interview with the couple -- two qualities sorely missing in public debate these days.
Morrison is long-winded on questions he wants to answer; curt on the one's he does not. But now, he is coming up against a rising tide of anger.
Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and courtesy SEARCH Foundation
If the lessons of second wave feminism are any guide, Australian women now need to not only get angry, they need to get organised.
Governor General David Hurley receives the report of the aged care royal commission from Commissioner Lynelle Briggs at Admiralty House in Sydney, Friday.
One in two Australians aged over 70 will die in an aged care facility, but we don't think it will happen to us.
When sea sediment melts inside the Earth, it helps tectonic plates slide over one another smoothly.
Iconic ecosystems, from coral reefs to Tasmania's ancient forests, are collapsing across the continent and into Antarctica. It's not too late to act — in fact, our lives depend on it.
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The excavation of the 7th century Saxon ship at Sutton Hoo was remarkable – but we can't ignore the harmful rhetoric about the 'Anglo-Saxon' race in a new Netflix film dramatising the find.
Over six months, 73,991 tourists visited the continent. The potential to spread coronavirus to penguins, whales and other wildlife is enormous.
Mercury is a nasty toxin that harms humans and ecosystems. The gold and sugar-cane industries have tackled the problem, and it's time for coal to follow suit.
Psychological assessment and treatment is based on well-defined rules, which makes it ripe for a robot takeover.
“The Gout”, by James Gillray.
If you've ever had a bout of gout, you'll know it's truly awful. Here's what causes it, and what you can do about it.
Having historically positioned itself as 'non-partisan', the ACL's recent campaigns reflect a return to its US roots, and perhaps hopes of achieving a similar polarising cultural shift in Australia.
An oasis in the Sahara Desert, Libya.
Wetlands in drylands seem impossible, but their benefits to people and wildlife are very real.
Just when you think you've had enough of detectives behaving badly, along comes Claire DeWitt. She is, frankly, a beautifully written mess.
As COVID updates have become a daily part of our lives, so too has the sight of sign language interpreters on our screens.
China is changing, and it's time Australia's coal exporters faced up to this reality.