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.
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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.
New brain cells can form after injury.
Brain injuries damage regions of the brain and this damage can extend post-injury. But other brain regions can pick up the slack, and there are things we can do to help.
It’s not just our taste buds thanking us when we give ourselves a sweet treat.
Our society and culture play a big part in what our brain sees as rewarding.
University of South Australia’s “MOD” opens on May 11 2018.
Museums in 2018 explore where technology fits in our culture, and examine the relationship between audiences and objects.
Should trade in ivory be banned or not? There may be a solution.
The best time is the time you’ll actually do it.
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Our body burns more fat when we exercise before breakfast, but studies haven't found that means we lose more weight over time.
It’s impossible to separate science from wonder.
Let's get emotional about science. Not just to celebrate it, but because that's how to do it properly.
Whoosa vicious helpful predator? You are! Yes you are!
Dingoes increase cattle yields, mountain lions reduce car crashes and vultures eat organic waste: like them or not, predators help humans.
The quest for scientific evidence can trace its roots back to the classic masters of rhetoric.
What we regard today as scientific evidence can trace its roots back to the ancient art of persuasion.