Fluorescent lights do emit UV, but not enough to harm human health.
The internet conspiracists are half right: most lights we have inside do emit UV, but not enough to harm us.
Half of injuries at trampoline parks are among children aged ten to 14 years.
Howard County Library
While some indoor trampoline parks operate to a high safety standard, others don't, and there's nothing compelling them to lift their game.
Many gig workers are classified as independent contractors.
Many gig workers are classified as independent contractors, leaving them without minimum wages and other workplace protections. Creating a new category of worker could fix that.
The five yearly negotiations have long generated controversy and angst.
Public hospitals in Australia are owned and operated by state (and territory) governments. So why does the Commonwealth government attract blame for lack of hospital funding?
Much of the traffic using Sydney’s Anzac Bridge and, in the distance, Harbour Bridge is travelling through the city centre, not to it or from it.
One potential benefit of WestConnex, which remains untouched, is that it could relieve Sydney's city centre from cars and make it more pedestrian-friendly.
More knowledge about your genetic makeup enables you to make better-informed choices – but at what cost?
It's exciting to think we're on the brink of a genomic revolution in health care. But just because new technology becomes available, it doesn't mean it should automatically be publicly funded.
The new report started as a central plank of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s 2015 National Innovation and Science Agenda.
The Australia 2030: Prosperity Through Innovation report offers five “imperatives for action”: Education, Industry, Government, Research and Development, and Culture and Ambition.
Hacks like the one on Coincheck expose gullible investors to risk, but it also means funds could be flowing undetected into the hands of money launderers and terrorists.
Australian regulators face similar problems as their Australian counterparts in getting cryptocurrency platforms to regulate and prosecuting them when things go wrong.
The cancer Kaposi sarcoma. South Africa has large productivity losses because of deaths caused by it.
Policies encouraging lifestyle changes that reduce the risk of cancer could have positive effects on the economies of BRICS countries.
Giant triton molluscs are a useful ally in battling the coral-grazing crown-of-thorns starfish.
AAP Image/AIMS, K Goodbun
The federal government's new funding aims to spread the net wide in investigating possible ways to protect the Great Barrier Reef's corals. Winning this battle will require a wide range of weapons.
Apple’s expertise isn’t in operating theme parks.
Acquiring companies that don't complement the main business went out of fashion more than a decade ago.
Fish iceblocks return slowly to Sydney Harbour in Four Thousand Fish at Sydney Festival.
Aboriginal women are at the heart of two events at the Sydney Festival, which grapple with the impact of colonisation on their lives.
Our veins only appear blue through the skin, they’re actually red.
Blood is red, but our veins are blue. Or are they?
Un modèle porte l'une des créations originales zéro déchet de l'auteur.
Toutes les dix minutes en Australie, 6 000 kilos de vêtements sont jetés. La faute à la mode éphémère des enseignes telles que H&M et Zara. Pour y remédier, une solution : investir dans la recherche.
Sydney’s west is growing at a staggering pace.
The future of Sydney is under constant scrutiny. But before we consider creating a 'third city' in Sydney's west, we should ensure we get the current infrastructure up to international standards.
Parramatta Girls Home covered way with superintendents c1970s.
Photo courtesy Christina Green and PFFP Memory Project
The Parramatta Female Factory has been identified as a site of abuse by the royal commission. Now a community-led campaign is transforming it into a 'site of conscience'.
Thousands of co-housing projects in cities around the world have shown how people can get together to create diverse homes that suit them and their community – this one is in Portland, Oregon.
City residents all around the world are getting together to create housing tailored to their needs and budgets, instead of being developed for maximum profit.
The situation for older Australians isn’t what was envisioned when the Aged Care act was introduced in 1997.
Twenty years since the Aged Care Act was introduced, the situation for older Australians remains dire. They're sicker and have more complex care needs, but little access to medical care.
Katharina Grosse Untitled Trumpet, 2015, All the World’s Futures, 56th Art Biennale, La Biennale di Venezia 09.05. - 02.11.2015 acrylic on wall, floor, and various objects, 660 x 2,100 x 1,300 cm / 259 ¾ x 826 ¾ x 511 ¾ in.
Photo: Nic Tenwiggenhorn Copyright: © Katharina Grosse and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017
How is it that contemporary painting has dug its heels in, so to speak, and refuses to look like a painting anymore?
New research shows Muslims are more negatively portrayed in the media than other groups.
New research reveals that about half of opinion pieces in mainstream newspapers and television are so racist they potentially breach industry codes of conduct.