Rampasasa people are from Waemulu village, Flores – near Liang Bua where ‘the Hobbit’ fossils were discovered.
Dean Falk, Florida State University
Modern day people of short stature became physically small due to the effects of living on a small island or forested environment. But we're not sure why "the Hobbit" of Flores was so small.
Underemployment and stagnant wages may be strong signs of worker insecurity in the face of relentless cost-cutting.
Most workers are still employees, not casuals or gig workers. So what has changed to increase the insecurity of workers?
Tania Vukicevic as ‘Feminist AF’ Lysa in Lysa and the Freeborn Dames.
Dylan Evans Photography
In La Boite's premiere production, 19-year-old Lysa unleashes a one-woman protest inspired by recent women's marches around the world.
Some fish fared better than others amid the extreme temperatures of the 2016 heatwave.
Rick Stuart-Smith/Reef Life Survey
The 2016 heatwave that caused mass bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef didn't just kill corals - it also significantly changed the makeup of fish communities that call these reefs home.
Mephisto after its capture in France by the Australian 26th Battalion.
One hundred years after its capture from the battle fields of France, the last German battle tank of its kind is giving up its secrets to archeologists and forensic analysis.
Many gig workers are vulnerable to work-related accidents, so what can be done to ensure they are insured for injury and illness?
Many vulnerable workers aren't covered for work-related injuries and illness. Employment law is largely a federal matter while compensation schemes are state-run, but there's a way to fix the problem.
Apakah nilai tukar rupiah terhadap dolar akan terus melemah?
Bukan hal yang mengejutkan jika nilai tukar rupiah akan mencapai Rp 15.000 di akhir tahun.
Will the rupiah continue to weaken against the US dollar?
It should not come as a surprise if the rupiah touches the Rp15,000 level by the end of the year.
In one study, only a quarter of respondents felt able to discuss their menopausal symptoms with their manager.
Workforce participation rates for older women have increased greatly, but most workplaces have yet to realise the benefits of helping them to manage the impacts of menopause.
Looking for food, water and maybe adventure?
Conquer the globe? You bet we did – but when did it start? A new paper shows early humans made tools in China two million years ago.
Liberal MP Sarah Henderson, speaking on Q&A.
In addition to the jobs claim, Liberal MP Sarah Henderson said 65,000 new businesses had started in the last year, compared to the closure of 61,000 businesses in Labor's last year. Is that right?
In a survey of 159 academics, nearly half reported sexual abuse or harassment.
"Fight sexism": graffiti in Turin November 2016
Academics and PhD students from a number of Australian universities have reported sexualised bullying, unfair workloads, sexual harassment and in some cases even sexual assault, usually from their superiors and supervisors.
Apa kita harus khawatir dengan meningkatnya utang negara hampir dua kali lipat di bawah Jokowi?
Sebuah elaborasi dan analisa objektif mengenai situasi utang pemerintah menjelang pemilihan presiden 2019
Should Indonesians be worried about the country’s rising debt under President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo?
An objective elaboration and analysis of the government debt situation in Indonesia to help answer the public's concern on the prospect of the country's economy in the future.
High-rise retirement homes in the city are the future for baby boomers.
Tech-savvy baby boomers are driving the trend towards retirement living in high-rise city apartments.
Tax rules baked into superannuation favour those on low and high incomes.
Everyone is better off under the superannuation guarantee levy, but low and high income earners see a greater benefit than those in the middle.
En industrias obreras tradicionalmente masculinas como la minería, el tipo de trabajos ofertados han cambiado por culpa de la automatización.
Las mujeres tienen menos que temer que los hombres y probablemente más de lo que beneficiarse con la llegada de los robots.
South-East Queensland residents need to prepare for more regular floods, according to new data.
We rely on climate data to help us make important decisions for our future, such as building infrastructure. But what if a region's climate has long been more volatile than we realised?
The Fitzroy River in flood in 2017.
The new Martuwarra Fitzroy River Council aims to overcome a management problem faced by many traditional owners: the fact that major rivers flow through lands home to many different groups and languages.
If you eat a healthy diet, it’s probably not worth it.
Probiotics have been proclaimed by many as the answer to all sorts of health issues and conditions. But what exactly are probiotics? And, more importantly, should you be taking them?