The only material we use more than concrete is water.
Pouring concrete into formwork limits the creativity of architects to build unique shapes. 3D printing could change that.
Allégé ou non allégé, telle est la question…
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Est-il meilleur pour la santé de consommer des produits laitiers allégés ? Les experts sont divisés…
Few work environments offer greater isolation than Antarctica.
Isolation at work can be unhealthy. But it can also be a good thing – as this researcher found out when he walked solo from Melbourne to Sydney.
Younger Australians struggle more with loneliness than older generations.
Half of Australians feel lonely for at least one day a week, while one in four feel lonely for three or more days. This can impact on sleep, heart health and levels of anxiety.
Airbnb’s likely impacts on people and their responses to it are related to their status as property owners, investors, prospective buyers or tenants.
Short-term letting via digital platforms benefits some in the market at the expense of others. Closer regulation might be needed in Melbourne and Sydney, where a permissive approach prevails.
Conspicuous consumption is one of the main ways that China-born migrants come to mirror Australian society.
Australian cities are world-leading – in the worst sense – for resource use and greenhouse emissions. China-born residents have embraced these consumption patterns, which is bad news for the planet.
Should we all be consuming the low-fat versions?
Five experts were divided on whether or not we should choose the "light"dairy option.
Often the value of data science lies in the work of joining the dots.
Data science can map where street harassment is most prevalent, ensure public bins don't overflow and identify neighbourhoods with poor fire safety standards in the home.
Many of Australia’s biggest emitters have not yet engaged with the Emissions Reduction Fund.
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The federal government has signalled its intent to prolong the Emissions Reduction Fund. But surveys of business leaders reveal widespread cynicism about a scheme perceived as politicised and bureaucratic.
Central antennas of the Australia Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder.
We still don't know what causes these mysterious Fast Radio Bursts deep in the universe, but we've detected a whole new batch of them.
Kintsugi: don’t dwell on something that’s broken, repair it and make it something new again.
We need to learn how to rebuild from loss, failure, or defeat in life, and that can also help in sport.
Students in Australia who want to undertake a flight training degree need to find close to $35,000 upfront.
We have known for more than a decade that the pilot training pipeline is close to rupturing. Now the crunch has come there are some obvious things to do.
Call that a weapon? Playing Fortnite, a web-based multiplayer survival game.
The epic online game Fortnite was released a year ago and has attracted millions of fans (and detractors). So how has this game made such an enormous impact?
Caggara House in Brisbane caters for low-income residents aged 55 and over who previously lived alone in state-owned houses that were too big for their needs.
Much of the innovation in providing social housing is coming from community housing providers around the country. And it's desperately needed given the state of housing inequality in Australia.
It’s tempting to design your own shoes, but it takes time.
For a while Shoes of Prey could do no wrong. So what happened?
Poor communication isn’t the problem, it’s the inability of leadership to understand what’s being communicated.
An inexperienced senior executive may defer to inappropriate sources for advice, treating technical disagreements as personality conflicts or interference.
The housing boom increased wealth gains for affluent households while rising housing costs undermined income gains for less affluent households.
The Productivity Commission neglected the impact of housing costs. After allowing for these costs, the top 10% of households' average disposable income grew at 2.7 times the rate of the bottom 10%.
It’s about to become easier to steal money. We’ll have become more vigilant.
It's becoming easier to steal big licks of money through the financial system. We'll have to be less trusting.
Once it’s up and running, the main change for 5G users will be increased speed and reduced delay.
5G is similar to existing mobile networks, but with key differences in hardware and software. And we still need to work out who will build this infrastructure in Australia.
Terdapat beberapa trik yang digunakan para arsitek untuk membuat ruang yang ada tampak lebih luas – Anda pun bisa menggunakannya.
Penggunaan kaca, tata cahaya ruangan dan perabotan tertentu bisa membuat ruang yang sempit menjadi terkesan luas.