There is a lack of discernment in reporting research results on carbon reduction targets.
Transitioning to renewable energy will cost us something, but the benefits far outweigh the price.
Hundreds of thousands of Australians parents would be in work if childcare was more affordable.
Labor is promising to help hundreds of thousands of families have access to more affordable childcare. This is an important investment but the details of how it will work must be given priority.
There’s good evidence drinking coffee before exercise can marginally improve your performance.
Many people drink coffee for that extra bit of energy to go about their day. As well as sharpening our minds, there's evidence caffeine can give us a physical boost, too.
Australia is making significant strides in early childhood education, but we need more commitment if we’re to meet the evidence.
Investing in early childhood education and care can save more money in the long run – in areas including health care – than dealing with these issues later in life.
A successful school isn’t necessarily one that gets high test scores.
Schools in poorer areas can make a significant impact on their students' lives. This can matter more, relative speaking, than higher test scores in wealthier suburbs.
Huit verre, deux litres…
Nous avons tous entendu dire que nous devrions boire huit verres d'eau par jour, mais d'où vient ce conseil, et est-il périmé ?
A man viewing the LG OLED TV Massive Curve of Nature at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week.
AAP/Larry W. Smith
Take note anyone planning to purchase an 8K television in the near future: Australians may have difficulty accessing image quality that will match the screen's potential.
Families come in all shapes and sizes, and Australian picture books are starting to reflect that.
In Australian picture books, family representation has been overwhelmingly traditional. But this may be changing.
Consumers who used comparison sites typically paid 5-12% more than the lowest possible offer.
Energy companies offer thousands of different prices, making finding the best deal all but impossible.
A simpler company tax system would collect more and could fund a lower rate.
The budget looks good, for now. But the surge in taxable profits will subside as companies find ways to shift profits offshore. We've come up a better way to tax onshore what happens onshore.
Many young people don’t recover from depression, and exercise can help prevent it from developing in the first place.
Research indicates exercise is effective for improving mood and preventing the development of depression in young people.
Renewables can cut prices as well as emissions.
South Australia's energy prices have gone up as more renewables entered the market – but prices would have gone up even more without them.
Peneliti memeriksa Paus sperma yang terdampar tewas di pantai Pulau Kapota Wakatobi, 20 November 2018. Di perut paus sepanjang hampir 10 meter itu ditemukan sampah plastik sekitar 6 kilogram.
Memang tidak ada cara tunggal yang ampuh untuk menyelesaikan secara menyeluruh masalah sampah plastik ini. Karenanya, dibutuhkan peran aktif banyak pihak.
People with a mental health condition are more likely to be smokers.
Smoking rates are high among Australians with a mental illness. Quitting is likely to improve their physical and mental health; supporting them to do so should be part of mental health care.
Yoga, meditation and breathing exercises can help students manage exam anxiety.
The exam period can be a stressful time for students. Here are a few strategies to help students cope.
If you’re really stressed you might not retain the information you’re cramming anyway, so an early night might be better for you.
If all you want to do is retain the information until tomorrow, cramming might help. But you will have forgotten it in a week.
The Facebook Watch logo now appears on mobile apps.
How likely are you to tune in to watch a streamed show at the same time as your friends, and chat in real time online? This is the goal of Facebook Watch.
Men outnumber women in top-paying academic jobs and university leadership.
Without affirmative action through gender quotas and targets, we will have another 30 years of glacial progress on gender equity in academia.
Different types of meditation can decrease our stress levels to varying degrees.
Meditation and yoga affect the brain's stress response system to help us feel more relaxed. They can even lower our blood pressure.
Is the Australian media industry willing to come together to fight against global streaming media companies, or will Australian media continue to battle each other?