Eurydice Dixon was murdered in a busy Melbourne park - how can we make these spaces safer for women?
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Australia has guidelines for designing safe parks, but the stories of many women show these are not enough. We must involve women in co-designing these shared public spaces.
The daily fluctuations in the stock market can have a serious emotional impact on people watching their stock portfolios, when the less stressful strategy would be to pay attention to long-term trends.
Today it's estimated that we take in about five times as much information as we did 25 years ago, and that we process as much data in a day as our 15th century ancestors would have in their lifetime.
Doing them properly is key.
If you haven't had kids you probably haven't given much thought to your pelvic floor muscles. But 5 out of 5 experts say all women should regularly exercise them.
Safe access zones create a bubble of safety from certain conduct around abortion clinics.
Laws providing for safe access protect the dignity and safety of staff who need access to their workplace and women who need access to health-care services without harassment and intimidation.
Let your tea towel dry out after each use to reduce its bacterial load.
Yes, bacteria can accumulate on tea towels. But most of the bacteria the researchers found are not responsible for food poisoning or other gastrointestinal symptoms.
As the world prevaricates over climate action, Antarctica’s future is shrouded in uncertainty.
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What will Antarctica look like in 2070? Will the icy wilderness we know today survive, or will it succumb to climate change and human pressure? Our choices over the coming decade will seal its fate.
Naiknya pergerakan penduduk global memudahkan penyakit menular menyebar.
Penyakit menular via kontak antar-orang dan juga kontak orang dan habitat hewan. Di negara maju ada pergeseran masalah dari penyakit menular ke penyakit tidak menular.
Everyone has to be vaccinated for immunisation programs to work.
Stating a majority of people won't benefit from a vaccine ignores the purpose of immunisation programs.
“Aitch” or “Haitch”? It’s long been a point of contestation among English speakers.
Felicity Burke/The Conversastion with apologies to Dr. Suess
An unspoken class war has long been waged around the pronounciation of the letter "h" - is it haitch or aitch? Despite a snobbish leaning to the latter, haitch makes more sense.
South Sudanese girls standing outside a primary school after it was ransacked by armed groups.
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More than half of girls in South Sudan are married before the age of 18. Endemic conflict and food shortages are only exacerbating the problem.
Balgo artists: Miriam Baadjo (b. 1957),Tossie Baadjo (b. 1958), Jane Gimme (b. 1958), Gracie Mosquito (b. 1955), Helen Nagomara (b. 1953), Ann Frances Nowee (b. 1964) and Imelda Yukenbarri (b. 1954).
Bush medicine: a collaborative work by women from Wirrimanu (Balgo), 2018, acrylic on linen, 120×180cm, MHM2018.32, © Warlayirti Artists; Medical History Museum
At least half the food eaten by the first Australians came from plants. And in terms of medicines, many different parts of plants were used.
Roseanne Barr’s eponymous show was cancelled because of a racist tweet.
ABC's cancellation of the hit reboot Roseanne because of its star's racist tweet raises complex questions about freedom of speech and the line between public and private selves in the age of social media.
The colour of gold nanoparticles in suspension varies according to the size of the nanoparticles.
Nanotechnology brings together multiple science disciplines to create devices that mimic the refinements of nature. It’s difficult – and exhilarating.
A house at Little Paradise on Groote Eylandt, East Arnhem Land.
To deliver better housing for health, we must go back to what we know works, to the proven evidence-based solutions for design, construction, delivery and maintenance.
A woman was hit and killed by an Uber driverless vehicle while attempting to cross a road in Tempe, Arizona in March.
A damning report lists a number of questionable design decisions that appear to greatly increase the risks of a crash.
An increasingly mobile global population is making it easier for infectious diseases to spread.
Travel allows us to see the world – and bring foreign diseases home. Here's why spreading disease is easier than ever.
The bravado of bank CEOs in Australia has left a trail of scandals that may take years to fully uncover.
Positive emotions, such as passion, have an established foothold in airport books on great leadership and executive coaching seminars. However, overemphasising "positive" emotions can be problematic.
Internasionalisasi perguruan tinggi bisa sangat baik bila dirancang dan dilaksanakan hati-hati.
Di abad baru ini, internasionalisasi perguruan tinggi layak dipertimbangkan
The 8-year-old son of Bernadette Romulo, who is facing deportation after living in Australia for 11 years.
AAP Image/Stefan Armbruster
Migrant women experiencing domestic violence in Australia can end up trapped with abusive partners if they don't have the proper visa.
The term chronic fatigue underemphasises the full scope of symptoms sufferers face.
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Spoiler: there's a lot more that we don't know about what causes chronic fatigue.