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Mengurangi jam kerja tidak selalu menambah jumlah waktu untuk melakukan apa yang Anda inginkan. Shutterstock

Etika dalam 4 hari kerja per seminggu. Bukan hanya tentang waktu

Ada argumen yang menarik tentang jam kerja yang lebih pendek secara etis: mereka memperbaiki ketidakadilan yang disebabkan oleh distribusi waktu luang yang tidak merata.
The Ringtail Unicornfish, which occurs in tropical marine waters of the Indo-Pacific. All fish sleep, even the weird-looking ones. Bernard Spragg/Flickr

Curious Kids: how do fish sleep?

Fish may not have eyelids to close, but they sleep – and perhaps even dream.
Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe (right) says he needs government help to boost the economy. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is yet to provide it. Dan Himbrechts/AAP

We asked 13 economists how to fix things. All back the RBA governor over the treasurer

Every one of the 13 economists surveyed by The Conversation thinks more stimulus is needed. None think it should all come from the Reserve Bank. Most think the budget surplus can wait.
Baobabs en Madagascar. Shutterstock/Dennis van de Water

Estamos extinguiendo plantas 350 veces más rápido de lo normal

Las especies surgen y desaparecen de forma natural, pero el ser humano ha alterado estos ritmos con consecuencias devastadoras.
If another parent at playgroup says she’s not vaccinating her child, what’s the best way to respond? from www.shutterstock.com

4 ways to talk with vaccine skeptics

Responding to someone who questions vaccination can be difficult. Before you react, it pays to assess the situation because weighing in can do more harm than good.
Stars come into existence because of a powerful force of nature called gravity. ESA/Hubble & NASA, Acknowledgement: Judy Schmidt

Curious Kids: how are stars made?

Stars begin their life inside very large, fluffy clouds of space dust and gas called nebulae.
By working in roles that are typically viewed as being more appropriate for women, men can break down the notions that foster gender inequalities. Shutterstock

Why having both male and female teachers is a good idea for schools

South Africa has a low number of male teachers in the foundation phase. Why this must change.
Blue whales and orcas are both specialists in their own way. You can’t really measure which one is more intelligent. Shutterstock

Curious Kids: which is smarter – a blue whale or an orca?

We don't know for sure which one is smarter, because not everyone agrees on what "intelligence" means. Both have their own special behaviours and skills and we can't say who is more intelligent.
Jumlah kelangkaan tumbuhan terus meningkat, seiring dengan pembukaan lahan dan perubahan iklim. Graphic Node/Unsplash

Laju kepunahan tanaman 350 kali lebih cepat akibat kerusakan habitat saat ini

Pembukaan lahan yang dilakukan manusia dan perubahan iklim mendorong angka kepunahan tumbuhan dan mengancam keberagaman flora dan fauna.

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