After this episode, you’ll be able to explain how quantum mechanics affects everything from the way your jeans are cut to the headphones you use.
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Today on Trust me, I'm An Expert, we're explaining the tricky topics: what is quantum mechanics? What does the research say about lone actor terrorism? And why do people like pimple popping videos?
Mala, also known as rufous hare-wallabies, will be protected behind an enormous cat-proof fence.
Conservation fences create a few hundred square kilometres of safety for vulnerable native animals surrounded by 7.6 million lethal square kilometres.
The short term interests of investors could lead to long term problems in sub-Saharan Africa.
Crowdfunded campaigns to save the orange-bellied parrot are a rare ray of hope.
When environmental needs outstrip government funds, people power steps up.
About a century ago, we didn’t even know that galaxies existed.
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Pretty much as soon as we understood what galaxies were, we realised they are all moving away from each other. And the ones that are further away are moving faster. In short, the universe is expanding.
Black salve doesn’t only destroy cancerous cells.
Snake oil salesman have been touting black salve for generations. But the evidence doesn't stack up.
Aboriginal protectors Walter Roth and Archibald Meston between them collected over 700 objects for the Queensland Museum.
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Like many Australian museums, collectors for the Queensland Museum played a role in the violent dispossession of First Nations people.
A car is set alight during the 2005 riots that prompted soul-searching in France about segregated and badly designed housing projects.
Planning matters. The 2005 riots in France started in badly designed housing projects, while innovative planning helped Medellín, Colombia, shed its reputation as the most violent city in the world.
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.
Damian Pawlenko/Dept of Defence
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.