Cheese contains saturated fats, but we don’t actually know if that’s what clogs our arteries.
Good news for cheese-lovers: all five experts said no.
Spain attracts more than 75 million tourists per year – far too many for most residents.
Overtourism is driving a backlash among residents of many European cities, and concerns are rising in Australia, too.
As much as stores would love to be able to get shoppers to go along every aisle, only 2% do.
Marketers once liked to think they could virtually steer people through shops and malls. But it appears shoppers' movements, possibly driven by primal instincts, aren't so easily directed.
Despite its enormous cost, the metadata retention scheme wasn’t future-proof.
It is hard to know whether metadata retention has been effective or necessary. We can only hope that the debate over accessing and analysing encrypted services is a little more enlightening.
With strong female leads such as Rey, Star Wars merchandise has tended to be sold in its own ‘destination’ section of stores rather than gendered toy aisles.
Ken dolls with a 'man bun'. Female superhero action figures. At long last, the gendered distinctions of the pink and blue toy aisles are starting to break down.
Victoria is set to become only the third jurisdiction to introduce industrial manslaughter laws, behind the ACT and Queensland.
Simply having an offence of industrial manslaughter on the statute books cannot by itself lower workplace death rates.
Chinese students in Canberra for the 2008 Beijing Olympics torch relay.
Chinese students make up the largest portion of international students in Australia. To ensure our A$28bn international education sector continues to thrive we need to pay more attention to why.
Random ID checks announced last week by the Turnbull government will erode trust between police and the public.
We need to ensure we do not sacrifice our liberty in the pursuit of a goal that is at best ineffective and at worst counterproductive.
Beberapa orang makan lebih banyak setelah berlatih, sehingga berat badan tak berkurang.
Banyak yang kecewa ketika hasil latihan tidak terlihat di timbangan. Berikut ini empat alasan mengapa itu terjadi.
We only know if a cancer has been cured in hindsight.
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A cancer is in remission when it can no longer be detected. But we only say it's cured when it hasn't come back for a certain time – and that differs for different cancers.
Some people reward themselves for exercise with food, stymying weight-loss efforts.
People are often disappointed when exercise doesn't translate into weight loss. Here are four reasons it might not be happening for you (yet).
Turkish soldiers in a trench at Gallipoli. The way Turkish youth commemorate the battle tells us much about the country’s politics.
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At Gallipoli this Anzac Day, thousands of Turkish youth will re-enact a march that stopped the Anzac advance in 1915. The march has taken on new significance in Turkey since an attempted coup in 2016.
Tampere in Finland capped off its resurgence with a new theme park.
Australia's local leadership, including businesses executives and politicians, is relatively weak compared to those in other nations.
I love to go a-wandering.
Four out of five experts say walking is enough exercise.
Kathryn Mitchell broke the Commonwealth Games javelin record to claim a gold medal.
The continual breaking of World Records is the result of complex interactions between genetics, talent, equipment, training and nutrition.
Protein supplements are expensive, and might not be doing much for you.
Most Australians have double the recommended intake of protein already, meaning protein shakes are probably superfluous for most.
Victoria’s minister for police, Lisa Neville, answers questions about allegations of police misconduct.
The delegation of authority to police to assess their own use of force is no longer something that can be applied solely on trust.
Australian-born Justine Damond was shot and killed in Minneapolis by US police in July last year.
In Australia, far fewer people are killed by police firearms than in the US – there are clear ways to ensure we never go down that path.
Aung San Suu Kyi has lost much of her goodwill since the 2017 Rohingya crisis.
When Aung San Suu Kyi led her party to victory in 2015, many hoped Myanmar's worst days were behind them. But the government's complicity in the Rohingya crisis has tarnished her reputation.
Pain lets us know when there is something wrong, but sometimes our brains can trick us.
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Trust Me I’m An Expert: The science of pain.
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Our podcast Trust Me, I'm An Expert, goes beyond the headlines and asks researchers to explain the evidence on issues making news. Today, we're talking pain and what science says about managing it.