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A battery electric vehicle in The University of Queensland’s vehicle fleet.
It's unclear exactly what mix of technologies will drive the zero-emission vehicles of the future. But in terms of 'well-to-wheel' efficiency, electric batteries outperform hydrogen.
High-profile conservatives such as former PM Tony Abbott and commentator Alan Jones often complain that freedom of speech is being stifled, but the research does not support that view.
While some complaint that anti-discrimination laws stifle freedom of speech, there is good evidence that they make a more harmonious, safe and equal society.
You can’t build housing without land, and developers typically control the rate of which it’s released to stop prices falling.
The thing about new housing is you need land to build it on. Developers are able to control its release at a rate that doesn't put downward pressure on prices.
How much sleep we need depends on us as individuals and varies by age.
Five out of five experts agreed not everyone needs eight hours of sleep.
Success with conservation of Kangaroo Island’s Glossy Black-Cockatoos can now be compared with other bird conservation efforts around the country.
New research has shown how to measure conservation progress for Australia's 238 endangered bird species
A race to dominate the emerging tech-driven mobility sector is happening in cities around the world.
Investment is pouring into urban technology, much of it into innovative ventures that aim to transform how we get around our cities.
A student does his homework near a solar power kit in remote PNG - apparently charging his phone or looking up something on the internet.
Geoff Miller/University of Queensland
PNG is enjoying unfamiliar global attention after the APEC summit earlier this week, and the rivalry between the United States and China to exert influence in the region.
Women cry more than men.
There are many theories around for why we cry and what may be happening in our bodies when we're doing it. But the research on all these things is fairly mixed, and culture plays a big part.
A rhinoceros after having had its horn removed.
Trading rhino horn has been legalised in a bid to undercut poachers and the black market.
Wallace Rockhole, NT.
Drinking water in Australia can be contaminated by natural and manmade processes, especially in communities. Innovation is needed to ensure water is ‘fit for purpose, place and people’.
The Whim app seamlessly connects users to multiple transport modes in Helsinki – public transport, taxis, car rental and car/bicycle sharing.
Apps that seamlessly combine all our travel options could be the most significant transport innovation since the automobile, but early trials show government policy support is vital to make MaaS work.
Domestic killings have long been treated as somehow less serious than when random strangers are killed.
The Crown said this case was an example of the worst type of murder, but the judge disagreed, arguing the killer, when freed, would be less of a threat to the wider community than some other killers.
Why does it cost so much to put a tea in a pot of hot water, anyway?
How did you start today – tea or coffee? Or neither? A study of more than 400,000 men and women links specific genes for tasting bitter flavours like caffeine with hot beverage consumption.
Free speech is alive and well on our university campuses.
There's no evidence we have a problem with free speech on our campuses. The free speech inquiry is expensive and unnecessary.
Same-sex marriage has been legal for a year in Australia, but more progress can still be made on gender inequality in marriages and cohabiting relationships.
Marriage equality was a major step forward for Australia. But women in both marriages and cohabiting relationships continue to deal with inequality and gender-prescribed roles.
Eliminating stamp duty would bring on more real estate transactions, but that might not be a good thing.
The conventional case for swapping stamp duty for land tax will boost the economy has weak underpinnings.
The mosquitoes that spread Japanese encephalitis are usually found in wetlands and drainage ditches, and will be out biting mostly at dawn and dusk.
Japanese encephalitis virus is rare and doesn't usually cause symptoms. But in a small proportion of cases it can result in long-term neurological impairment and death.
It’s hard to know how many women are affected by adenomyosis.
Adenomyosis is a different condition to endometriosis, though many women who have one will have the other.
South Sudan’s Riek Machar after peace talks with South Sudan President Salva Kiir in July 2018.
The return of South Sudan's opposition leader
is likely to solidify the permanent ceasefire.