When a house is better sealed, the quality of ventilation becomes more critical.
Our health depends on the quality of air indoors, where most of us spend 90% of our time. The easiest solution is to open a window, but what if that's not an option?
Expectant mothers have long complained of inattention, forgetfulness and reduced cognitive functioning during pregnancy. They weren’t wrong.
New research has found mums can expect to experience cognitive changes during pregnancy.
Despite the marketing hype, antioxidants can be harmful when consumed in excess.
Antioxidants are meant to be good for us, but not all antioxidants are equal.
Re-examining a survey of international studies on the price of beer, any tax increase will be only half as effective as planned in reducing consumption.
A new survey shows economic studies frequently report effects to be much larger than they actually are, leading to inflated claims about policy effectiveness and public benefit.
Feral horses in the eastern Alps.
Griff en/Wikimedia Commons
Victoria's new plan to control feral horses aims to remove up to 400 a year from the eastern Alps. But without considering aerial culling, the plan seems unlikely to get to grips with the problem.
Rabaul is famous for its twin volcanoes, which erupted simultaneously in 1994.
Unknown photographer Image supplied by David Bridie and Gideon Kakabin
An exhibition at the Melbourne Museum tells the history of colonialism in East New Britain, PNG, from the perspective of the local people. This is history from the ground up, told through film, art and music.
Men and women rate warmth and trustworthiness as very important in their potential partner.
Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash
What movies tell us is important in a parter – a nice smile or money – are exaggerations of fundamental evolutionary needs that actually do matter.
How responsible are migratory animals for spreading diseases?
Migratory animals are often blamed for the global spread of disease. However, recent research indicates they may not be the primary culprit.
An artist’s depiction of the new Apple store proposed for Federation Square.
Apple’s interest in Federation Square, and in co-opting the idea of the public square in general, goes beyond the quest for profit.
The royal commission’s work, and the testimony of survivors, has brought to light an issue that has been denied for far too long.
You can be in a healthy weight range according to BMI but overweight according to waist circumference.
As a result of increasingly sedentary lifestyles, individuals now have relatively less muscle mass and relatively more body fat.
Sudah, tidak usah berpikir. Belanja saja.
Tidak sekadar mengakali pembeli, para ahli pemasaran juga memahami dan memanfaatkan kekurangan bawaan manusia.
Happy reading this summer break.
Go on, treat yourself - read a science book over the holidays. Here are a few ideas to get started.
At a time of growing human impacts, spending on environmental protection is more important than ever.
Australian government environmental funding has decreased by a third since 2013. At the same time, Australia is experiencing massive species loss as funding for the sector dries up.
It’s important to young Australians to be able to walk and feel safe while doing so.
Victoria Walks ©
The benefits of walking are widely promoted, but most Australian communities still aren't walker-friendly. Young people, who rely heavily on walking to get around, are clear about what has to change.
Don’t think, just shop.
Rather than simply trying to trick people, the masters of marketing know it's much easier to understand and work with innate human flaws.
Beebots are robots that kids can easily program, with direct feedback seen in where the robot goes.
Toys and games that involve friends and family members are more than just fun: they can foster new skills, challenge children to work in a team and encourage thinking and idea development.
Australian Acting Special Minister of State Senator Mathias Cormann, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Australian Attorney-General George Brandis at a press conference at Parliament House to introduce the new foreign donations laws.
The new foreign donations laws announced this week will potentially stifle the work of foreign funded charities and environment groups working in Australia.
A judge sent a New Zealand man to jail for threatening his ex-partner through the use of emoji in a message.
Emoji add a sense of fun and nuance to digital communications. But where does the law stand when they're used to suggest violence or threats?
The controversial offence of defensive homicide was introduced in Victoria in 2005, and abolished in 2014.
Abolishing defensive homicide in Victoria was a mistake has left the law inflexibile in dealing with homicide offences.