The way humans share the world with wildlife has rapidly changed – and this is having a serious impact on the spread of pathogens.
After much back-and-forth over the logistics of the third debate, Shorten and Morrison finally faced off at the National Press Club, moderated by Sabra Lane.
No gaffes, no real surprises – the third leaders' debate was a fairly predictable affair, save for the testy conclusion
The black-throated finch is on the verge of extinction.
A small finch has stalled the multi-million-dollar Carmichael mine.
Detail from Fiona Foley Native Blood Type C photograph x cm Edition copy.
Art historians argue that the life of the artist should be viewed independently of their art but, for most Aboriginal artists, art is a cultural expression that encompasses their lives.
Labor plans to create a national strategy on animal welfare.
Labor hopes their six-point plan could turn around Australia's poor international reputation on animal welfare.
Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party, Pauline Hanson’s One Nation, and Fraser Anning’s new Conservative National Party will compete for the conservative vote.
Voter dissatisfaction with the major parties means minor party preferences are likely to play a critical role in many seats, making the election outcome hard to predict.
Many houses were flattened after Tropical Cyclone Evan, leading to the partial relocation of the Fijian viillage Denimanu.
Relocating communities to safer, less exposed areas can help people manage climate hazards, but it's not a viable solution for everyone.
Muslim clerics and members of the Pakistani Christian minority light candles to commemorate the victims of this week’s bomb blasts in Sri Lanka. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attacks.
For centuries, Westerners viewed Islam as an inherently violent religion. But the struggle today, for all religions, including Christianity, is between liberals and conservatives, fundamentalists and moderates, reason and revelation.
Even Thanos has a retirement plan…
Plenty of movies have tried to play with time travel to help develop their plot. But Avengers: Endgame adds a little quantum mechanics into the mix as well.
Before Australia elects a new PM to manage the country’s foreign relations, it’s vital to have a bigger debate on foreign policy, so voters know how each candidate would lead.
There have historically been few key points of difference on foreign policy during elections. Despite daunting challenges on the global stage, this year's election campaign looks to be much the same.
Descendants of soldiers who fought in the Australian Light Horse Brigade took part in a reenactment to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the battle of Beersheba in Israel in October 2017.
In Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, Anzac stories are often coloured by racism and ongoing injustices that negate the myth of Anzac 'mateship'.
$3.5 trillion is about to be poured into a small number of hands over the next two decades.
Four fifths of the coming bonanza of bequests are set to go to the top one fifth of recipients.
Genes not only influence how sweet you think something is, but also how much sugary food you eat.
People with a sweet tooth can (partly) blame their genes for their sugar habit. New research shows how the brain also gets involved.
Multiple forms of electric aircraft are being developed rapidly.
Some countries have already committed to using electric aircraft on domestic routes. These aircraft could slash costs and emissions on some of Australia's busiest flight routes.
What you find depends on what you’re looking for.
Some people argue the absence of evidence is not evidence of absence, you just need to keep looking. But there are occasions where finding no evidence is all you can do.
Traditional owners are contesting the validity of Adani’s land use agreement.
An appeal to the full court of the Federal Court still stands in the way of Adani's proposed Carmichael coal mine.
Nobuteru Taniguc drifting a Tesla Model S in Tokyo, Japan.
Electric motors are used in everything from utes to mining trucks – because they pack plenty of oomph.
Eric Idle, from left, John Cleese, Michael Palin, and Sue Jones-Davies in Life of Brian (1979).
HandMade Films, Python (Monty) Pictures
As parody goes, this infamous Monty Python film is a pretty gentle, even, respectful sort. It is now more likely to be criticised for breaching the boundaries of 'political correctness'.
Known sweat-collecting stingless bees, Tetragonula sp., from the bee family Apidae.
Bees might not be able to survive inside a person's eye, but they can be drawn to disgusting food sources.
It’d be nice if all you needed to do was to produce more. In finance, that hasn’t been enough.
Boosting productivity isn't enough, no matter how much you do it.