Suspend your disbelief…Milla Jovovitch in Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.
The vast majority of video game movie adaptions are commercial and critical failures. But with big budgets, dedicated fans and real talent involved, what's going wrong?
Senator Arthur Sinodinos will be sworn in as minister for science today.
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The new minister for science has some challenges ahead, but there is an opportunity to build on the foundations laid by his predcessors.
Illness anxiety disorder is a serious mental health condition. But it can be treated.
When does a healthy concern about your health tip over into illness anxiety?
Russia has been accused of interfering in the recent US presidential election.
The prospect of foreign hackers interfering with democracy is not just an American story. It could happen in Australia too, and we need to guard against it.
We could soon head into another volatile period.
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Brexit and Trump pave the way for more financial market uncertainty.
The physical health of people with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder is often overshadowed by their mental health issues.
It's time we saw past the mental illness in people living with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder to check their physical health too. Here's why.
Money printing isn’t the answer to all economic problems.
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If it is so easy to fix a nation's economic ills -- just run the printing presses round the clock -- then why doesn't everyone do it?
What is it that gives us a voice?
We humans are capable of vocalising many different words in a range of languages. But what is it that gives us a remakable and variable voice?
A wall of Myuran Sukumaran’s self portraits at the Sydney Festival exhibition Myuran Sukumaran: Another Day in Paradise.
Most people who see Myuran Sukumaran: Another Day in Paradise, opening today as part of the Sydney Festival, will already have a strong opinion on the artist and his death – but a few may have their minds changed.
Cyclone Oswald caused flooding that forced the evacuation of more than 100 patients from Bundaberg Hospital to Brisbane in January 2013.
Most of our hospitals were not designed to cope with the health impacts of future extreme weather. And hospital infrastructure has not been adapted to secure health care during such events.
Most of the major cemeteries in Australian cities, including Sydney’s Waverley Cemetery, date back to the 1800s.
Most big city cemeteries in Australia date back to the 1800s, so we need to consider our burial options before we reach the point when the number of deaths exceeds the available cemetery plots.
Proponents of the universal basic income overlook its potential to be a reverse Robin Hood scheme.
The present Australian social security and welfare system can be viewed as a UBI scheme with exceptions for people who don't need it.
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A handful of our business economics writers share the favourite books they read this year.
Renewable energy targets were a controversial topic at a recent COAG meeting between the Prime Minister, State Premiers and Territory Chief Ministers.
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In the absence of strong federal action on climate change, many states have developed their own climate and energy policies.
US Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s term expires in early 2018. Who will replace her?
My Christmas fiscal wish is that in 2017 both sides of politics treat the Australian public like adults.
What’s missing for elections using technology are careful transparency and scrutiny measures to help mitigate risks and build trust.
Elections worldwide are becoming increasingly dependent on technology. But, typically, the electronic systems adopted suffer from weak transparency and scrutiny even when the outcome is challenged.
New technology and real-time data are breaking down the old transport system silos.
Roads versus public transport: for decades, these have been the battle lines in debates over transport in our cities. But a revolution in mobility is under way that will transform our thinking.
No deep voices here.
Size doesn't always matter when it comes to the pitch of your voice, especially if you're an aquatic mammal.
A blue whale surfaces.
Songs of marine animals can help us discover new populations.
The human faces of Asia. First published in the first edition (1876–1899) of Nordisk familjebok.
Science is one of the most remarkable inventions of humankind. It has been a source of inspiration and understanding, lifted the veil of ignorance and superstition, been a catalyst for social change and…