A member of a rare group of 410-million-year-old jawless fishes from Australia meets a mate.
along the shoreline (artist’s impression).
New research shows shallow, near-land seas similar to Bass Strait were critical in the early days of fish evolution. These are the waters we need to protect now to ensure ongoing biodiversity.
Around 60% of aged care residents require more than four hours of care per day.
The biggest system failure in aged care is staffing. We don't need to wait until the royal commission is over to fix it – this can be done now.
First Man: Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong, the first man on the Moon.
Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures
The new film is a down-to-Earth portrayal of astronaut Neil Armstrong and our complex relationship with the Moon.
Geoffrey Rush as Basil Hunter on a ferry near Luna Park Sydney in Fred Schepsi’s The Eye of the Storm (2011).
A marvellous exhibition of Australian film stills, now showing in Adelaide, offers a form of visual ethnography.
Evolution and the art of motorcycle development, now that’s an interesting connection.
Travel from Perth to Melbourne and every kilometre you go represents 100 million years of life on Earth. So let's take a ride, on a motorcycle of course.
While watching this weekend’s AFL Grand Final between West Coast and Collingwood, listen out for ‘action’ and ‘digression’ in the commentary.
Like epic poets, AFL commentators improvise in short phrases, not sentences, because it creates vivid images of fast action.
Senator Pauline Hanson says Australia’s immigration policy has led to “culturally separate communities” in Australian cities.
Senator Pauline Hanson raised concerns about immigration and social cohesion, saying 'more than a million people' in Australia 'cannot speak English well or at all'. Let's look at the numbers.
In Steven Sewell’s play, two physicists search for ‘truth’.
Stephen Sewell's play questions truth, humanity and what constitutes our individual and collective worlds.
Children in suburbs with low levels of education and employment and high rates of poverty and crime are also missing out on the experiences that help make upwards social mobility possible.
Children growing up in the most disadvantaged suburbs also lack the social opportunities to develop skills and aspirations that would improve their prospects in life.
Vincent Copley senior and Vincent Copley junior at Redbanks Conservation Park, Burra, in June, 2018. They are holding Ngadjuri book, with their grandfather and great-grandfather, Barney Waria, on the cover.
Photo: C.J. Taylor, Flinders University.
In the 1940s, the last initiated Ngadjuri man, Barney Waria, gave a series of interviews to anthropologist Ronald Berndt. Almost 80 years later, Waria's grandson wants to share this material with his family.
Perempuan menghabiskan menghabiskan waktu lebih banyak dalam bilik toilet dibandingkan laki-laki, kebanyakan karena alasan biologis.
Laki-laki menghabiskan sekitar 60 detik di toilet dan perempuan menghabiskan 90 detik.
Serena Williams challenges umpire Carlos Ramos during the women’s final of the 2018 US Open Tennis.
Cartoonists have to compress their images, so they often use stereotypes. This objectifies the subject and is thus, inevitably, an othering process.
Ammunition found at a mounted police camp at Eyre Creek.
For 60 years, native police were deployed in Queensland to 'disperse' Aboriginal communities (a euphemism for systematic killing). Unearthing their camps is a key part of reckoning with the violence of those times.
Some level of communication between ex-partners is needed when parenting together.
A new study has examined the practices of good parents post-separation. Here's the parents' advice.
Understanding the first world war is an exercise in comprehending the depth of human commitment to destruction, violence and resilience at a scale never experienced before 1914.
More than 16 million people lost their lives in world war one. Over a century later, we are still asking – for what?
The relationship might be over but the parenting isn’t.
Here are some ways you can successfully co-parent after a divorce. You don't have to be best friends, you just have to think of the kids.
The use of stone tools is evidence of technnological sophistication.
Stone working is one of the most successful technologies used by humans, from 3.3 million years ago to the present day. So don't think its "primitive".
Morrison has shown a deft hand at balancing politics with his own ambition.
Morrison has proved to be conservative on social policy, but wedded to a neo-liberal economic agenda.
Women spend more time in a cubicle than men, mostly for biological reasons.
Men spend, on average, around 60 seconds in a toilet, while women spend 90. This is for many reasons, including biology. This leads to a bottleneck that keeps women waiting around to use the loo.
Malcolm Turnbull has survived a leadership challenge from Peter Dutton - for now.
The crowding of the centre-right is having profound consequences for Australian politics, not just Turnbull’s troubled time as prime minister.