While it is true that the poorest residents of the city are not connected to the piped water network, neither are the richest. Then what causes water inequalities?
Social isolation is linked to higher blood pressure, lower cognitive abilities and even increased chances of premature death.
Governments are using Big Data to design improvements and upgrades of cities. But ethical questions need to be considered, lest we end up jeopardising citizens' privacy or deepen social inequalities.
Nuclear bomb tests potentially mark the start of a new geological epoch: the Anthropocene.
Smartphones are key elements of two-factor authentication processes. Weakening their security threatens people's digital identities.
Controversial new study challenges contemporary thinking about what the universe is made of.
New radio technology has managed to detect the first light in the universe.
The cheerleader effect describes the phenomenon that you appear more attractive in a group than solo - and it works for men as well as women.
It's not just fitness trackers – mobile phones can reveal users' whereabouts too, even with location tracking turned off.
Jealousy works in the same old ways – even in the age of online infidelity.
We’ve only travelled into space in the last century, but humanity’s desire to reach the moon is far from recent.
Companies are compiling your smartphone data into shockingly intimate profiles that can be used against you.
Considering factors that contribute to happiness and life satisfaction.
Jellyfish have a lot more going for them than blobby bodies and a sting.
The spectacular science of quasars, no hair theorum and spaghettification.
New research shows that people with depression use words such as 'always', 'nothing' or 'completely' more often than others.
Single-pixel cameras, multi-sensor imaging and quantum technologies will change the way we take photos.
A new method of analysing underwater sound waves has led to the creation of a faster, more informative tsunami early warning system.
The Brisbane Roar’s woes are the least of the Bakrie Group’s concerns, writes Nasya Bahfen.
Most people view ageing as negative. But, research shows, there's actually a lot to be positive about.