Children decide who can be a superhero.
Children are often the ones who decide what's 'right' and 'wrong'.
Does your daughter forget or misplace things all the time? Is she the classroom helper? Assessment scales for ADHD have tended to use data from boys so the signs of ADHD in girls may not be what you expect.
Assessment scales for ADHD have been developed using mostly male research samples. As a result, the behaviours indicating ADHD in girls may not be what you expect.
A new study provides a more nuanced understanding of the role food plays in healthy eating and family life.
Throughout history, metaphors based around the testes and semen brought out very different sides of masculinity.
The scope and complexity of gun reform are not always related to the impact that changes may have.
Sometimes small changes can be the most effective at reducing violence – and these are seldom acknowledged.
Five food experts peer under the bread to plumb the histories of the country's unique sandwiches, from favorites like tuna fish to lesser-known fare like the woodcock.
The Harry Potter series on display in Windsor, England.
The twentieth anniversary celebrations of the highest-selling book series of all time are now coming to a close. 2017 has been a milestone year for Harry Potter fans in their twenties and thirties, who…
Public transport is consistently identified as one of the most notorious spaces for public harassment.
A new campaign targeting sexual assault on public transport is a positive development in some respects, but is unlikely to generate substantive, longer-term change.
Gendered risks challenge the idea that women will always be acting autonomously.
There are several 'gendered risks' in assisted suicide that challenge the idea that women will always be acting autonomously.
Why do roboticists dream of electric women?
Kyrgyz women have gradually replaced men in various tasks, at home but also as migrant labourers.
Traditional notions of femininity and masculinity are in conflict, resulting in a surge of violence against Kyrgyz women.
Jenny Graves published her first paper on sex genes in 1967.
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The 2017 Prime Minister's Science Prize winner is genetic researcher Professor Jenny Graves, well known for her 2002 suggestion that the male Y chromosome will self-destruct.
The female ghost in Indonesia’s most recent horror movie is scary. But the data on maternal mortality rates and sexual violence against women are scary too.
A new movie about a female ghost has scared millions in Indonesia. Female ghosts have been center stage in Indonesian folklore and their stories can serve as a warning to the state of women today.
At McMaster University, 40 per cent of assistant professors in engineering are now women and the school is working hard to make the profession more equitable for women.
Engineering has long been a male-dominated profession. Now engineering schools globally are making extraordinary efforts to attract the creative female talent they really need.
One man and his dog.
There can be a difference in the way some dogs react to men and women, and it can also matter if the dog is a he or a she.
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Data show parents with daughters are slightly more likely to separate than those with sons, but the risk disappears where the fathers grew up with a sister.
In any non-compulsory poll, anything that deters people from voting is a concern.
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Most people have probably already made up their mind which way to vote in the same sex marriage postal survey. But the recent SMS campaign may distract some from even voting.
The same-sex marriage postal ballot forms have been posted to Australians on the electoral roll.
There is a strong and statistically significant association between respondents’ cognitive ability and their support for equal rights between same- and different-sex couples.
Studying physics involves learning how objects move in space.
Evidence shows that otherwise high-performing female students under-perform compared to their male peers on certain questions in physics. We don't know why.
“I don’t think there are many women who think, ‘Oh, my ideal project would be a massive tower.’ ”
Cities aren't just a male creation, but women's contributions have been sidelined. There are ways we can rediscover and restore these women to their rightful place in the stories of our cities.