Social media presents a powerful platform for creating multiple stories about Africa.
Sure your AI assistant can book an appointment for you, but what about any meaningful conversation?
Google's latest AI promises to help arrange your life by making appointment for you over the phone, but it's limited by its rote learning of the simple tasks of everyday life.
Australian forces will need to be prepared for natural disaster relief missions.
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Australia faces many security issues driven by climate change, including more international migration and an increase in defence personnel being sent on disaster relief missions, a Senate inquiry has found.
People transporting gasoline by boat in Indonesia’s Kayan Mentarang National Park.
The world's national parks cover an area bigger than South America. But a new survey finds that one-third of this area is subject to pressure from human developments, potentially putting wildlife at risk.
People will listen more when they like what they’re hearing.
Facts will only get you so far when it comes to climate change. To get conservatives on side, climate communicators must focus on the values conservatives hold dear, such as preserving the status quo.
Governments have all but abandoned the commitments made a decade ago when Kevin Rudd launched a national campaign to reduce homelessness.
A decade after the launch of a national campaign against homelessness, the trends are all going the wrong way. A new annual report highlights what's gone wrong and what must be done.
Small satellites are launched to Low Earth Orbit - and then eventually burn up.
So long as small satellites are in low Earth orbit – and most likely they will be – the Earth's "vacuum cleaner" will clean them up.
Farmers need support, investment and knowledge to thrive.
Africa's declaration to boost agriculture on the continent has seem some progress but a lot still needs to be done.
Could this be turned into fuel, instead of just more plastic?
Plastic can only be recycled a few times before it becomes useless. But even non-recyclable plastic can be used to help produce petrol and diesel. Could this process help overcome the recycling crisis?
The Financial Services Royal Commission has exposed some irresponsible lending by Australia’s biggest banks.
The financial institutions fronting the Financial Services Royal Commission are also the ones controlling mortgages, so will an expose of their dealings push property prices down?
Yang paling tersulit adalah mengukur waktunya, karena kebanyakan orang melebih-lebihkan.
Anda mungkin bertanya-tanya berapa lama biasanya hubungan seks berlangsung?
You’re knicked - and so is your DNA.
A bit of advice for any criminals inspired to try and edit their own genes – it's unlikely to work, and it may present health risks.
Academic freedom therefore encompasses the freedom to research the topics we choose, to draw the conclusions we find compelling from the evidence and analysis we undertake, and to speak publicly on those matters.
Academic freedom is routinely recognised as an important principle that is enshrined in a range of governance policies - but staff at one university say it is under threat.
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With a federal election looming within a year, our panel looks at what each state and territory has been handed in the budget - and why it matters.
Travel is getting cheaper, but more carbon-intensive.
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For the first time research has quantified the global carbon footprint of tourists. It's big – and getting bigger.
Chess players live up to 14 years longer than the general population.
Deaths of chess players led to alarm the game could cause fatal stress. Some researchers have tested that theory.
Imagine using synthetic DNA as a sensor recording device.
One way to make sensors small is to make them out of something that's incredibly small in the first place, such as DNA.
Children dislike bitter foods because our ancestors had to avoid potential toxins.
Food refusal is a normal developmental stage, but there are a few problem traits to look out for.
The science of DNA facial reconstruction is advancing rapidly.
Composite from Parabon and PNAS
Our ability to reconstruct physical features from DNA is advancing, but can we ensure the privacy of "anonymised" genetic data if we can predict the face of its owner?
The queen opens Expo 88, a hastily conceived event that has had a lasting impact on Brisbane.
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Expo 88 helped to create Brisbane's South Bank Parklands by raising expectations of what the city could be like.