One in ten cancer patients can expect to face fertility issues after their treatment.
One in ten cancer patients will face fertility issues after treatment, but less than 50% are given options to preserve fertility. And those who are offered options can face significant cost barriers.
Two million Australians don’t have the financial resilience to pay unexpected bills.
A new report finds two million Australians lack the resources to bounce back when difficult circumstances arise.
The music video for Justin Bieber’s Sorry is one of the contenders at Sunday’s MTV Music Video Awards.
Justin Bieber Vevo/Youtube
The MTV music video awards will be held on Sunday, putting this under-rated genre in the spotlight. Videos are inseparable from music in the digital age and the best examples deserve to be taken seriously as works of art.
When attendees at the annual Jackson Hole symposium get a chance to chat, they might muse about central banks targeting nominal GDP instead of inflation.
Central banks around the world are struggling with the failure of low (or negative) interest rates to breathe life back into ailing economies.
Janis Joplin in Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015)
Female popular musicians die younger – and from more unnatural causes like suicide, homicide and accidents – than women in the general population. What's going wrong?
IVF is still an expensive, invasive process that can have significant side-effects.
Early studies suggest a process called advanced in-vitro maturation may be able to treat infertility without women needing to inject themselves with high doses of hormones for several weeks.
Rally for electoral reform in Malaysia 2015.
Social media can be an effective tool in mobilising people for social change, as demonstrated by the Bersih movement in Malaysia.
An increasingly diverse array of geospatial, network and time-series data is being used to generate new perspectives and insights. Here we see air traffic in England and Wales visualised over satellite images.
People in all manner of professions from economists and real estate agents to stockbrokers and doctors are beginning to recognise the huge potential and power of unconventional data.
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Sydney's Daily Telegraph is suffering one of their frequent relapses into frothy-mouthed panic about government wastage on research grants.
Sporting coaches are often viewed as positive role models and mentors for their players.
Olympic athletes play an important role within the sport-for-development agenda. But because they both inspire and lead, coaches may be better placed to assume that mantle.
Fairfax is caught between boosting a profitable side of its business and retaining its traditional business at a loss.
Firms that are trying to branch out into new technology, while at the same time retaining traditional business, are facing similar problems to startups.
Harriet Wran was sentenced to four years in prison with a non-parole period of two.
The internet and social media have expanded the potential for more enduring forms of non-judicial punishment by way of continued denigration, humiliation and abuse.
The ‘gang’ of researchers implicated in the ‘Piltdown Man’ fraud. Despite 104 years since it was perpetrated, only one person (Charles Dawson) remains the key suspect. Back row: (left to right) F. O. Barlow, G. Elliot Smith, Charles Dawson, Arthur Smith Woodward. Front row: A. S. Underwood, Arthur Keith, W. P. Pycraft, and Sir Ray Lankester.
It’s an exceptionally rewarding, and also challenging, time to be practising science. Science has never enjoyed the level of public interest it does today thanks to rising education levels and that wonder…
Friendships are core to our social network.
A study claiming "only half your friends like you" made headlines last week. But the data support a humbler, and perhaps happier, story.
Humpbacks can use their fins as weapons against killer whales.
Humpback whales have been spotted fending off killer whales from attacking other species. But this kind of interspecies altruism raises an evolutionary conundrum.
Nauru’s parliament would have been rebuilt in Queensland, but with less power.
In the 1960s, with the phosphate boom over and Nauru's economy in ruins, Australia offered to move the entire nation to Queensland's Curtis Island. But with no sovereignty on offer, the deal collapsed.
There is a risk of cyber attack from China on Australian assets like Ausgrid.
There is a real threat from Chinese ownership of electricity networks such as Ausgrid. The Treasurer needs to be more frank about these threats.
Much like a Rio Olympics basketball match, the United States' economy is coming out on top while Australia lags behind.
The US economy is improving off the back of jobs figures while in Australia, the government is being warned by the Reserve Bank to step up its game.
The Pasha Bulker ran aground amid the full force of an East Coast Low back in 2007.
AAP Image/Dean Lewins
Most people in Australia's southeast are familiar with the stormy weather known as East Coast Lows. But they might not realise how much scientific progress has been made in understanding them.
What are Australia’s international obligations in relation to its offshore processing centres?
Leaked incident reports from the Nauru detention centre affirm what has been known for a long time: detention is no place for children, and we need alternatives to offshore processing.