New research does away with dark matter by putting 'entropy', a measure of disorder, at the heart of the universe.
Patient information dumped on the side of the road in Brisbane recently has raised the issue of how hospitals and clinics manage their old paper records.
The end of the era of self-regulation for big tech companies is nigh.
New research confirms that people tend to rush to judgment, in spite of believing their own decisions and those of others are carefully based on lots of evidence and data. And that can be good or bad.
Nurses will be at the forefront of delivering digital healthcare, but are they prepared?
New research into the economics of attention online casts doubt on the net’s role in fostering public debate, and raises concerns about the future of democracy.
What we regard today as scientific evidence can trace its roots back to the ancient art of persuasion.
Decades ago, the CIA created a secret department dedicated to spreading anti-communist propaganda around the globe. A scholar explains how it is comparable to Russian meddling through social media.
Technologies for accessing information need to be somehow future-proofed.
Developing country governments need to give attention to the risks associated with new technologies and develop context-specific responses.
If someone sees or hears something they don't want to believe...they probably won't believe it.
Researchers have found that today's students, despite being 'digital natives,' have a hard time distinguishing what is real and what is fake online. Metaliteracy might provide the answers.
An intense night of study won't help you remember information in the long-term – and the stress of revising under pressure will likely impact on your sleep and thus your exam performance.
We now have access to an Internet containing a vast store of information much bigger than any individual brain can carry - and that's not always a good thing.
Consciousness is one of the most mysterious phenomena we know of. But evidence is emerging that it might just be a very special kind of information processing.
Libraries and archives have dealt with threats for centuries, but the growth of digital networks has created new hazards.
Our gut reactions to controversial issues like hydraulic fracturing can be powerful, but information can still change our minds.
The way schools and universities teach and test has to keep up with the way young people are processing information.
How much money does the government spend on producing information? How many people are engaged in this? We don't know the answers - here's why we should.
Human brain cells are able to include spatial information in their memories, which enables people to recall experiences that…