Twenty states not only accept undocumented students in higher education institutions, but also provide them with financial support.
The fact we are almost totally unaware of this elegant reflex is evidence of the superb, undercover work the balance system does for us.
Epidurals were developed for pregnant women to address the severe pain of labour. In Australia approximately one in three pregnant women in labour has an epidural for pain relief.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is common. It's painful, disabling and needs attention before it is too far gone.
Most of us learn to tie our shoelaces, dress ourselves and eat with cutlery with relative ease. But for children with dyspraxia, these tasks are incredibly difficult to master.
Is science really like crystal ball gazing?
The new battle lines on how to leave the EU have been drawn.
Conjunctivitis is a common condition that often occurs in outbreaks – but what exactly is it?
Cystic fibrosis (CF) affects around 3,000 people in Australia and 70,000 worldwide. It's an inherited disease caused by a mutation in a single gene called CFTR.
Legal aid cuts have made people going to court turn for help elsewhere.
Global audiences have heard of US election terms like the primaries, the conventions and the Electoral College. But the history and exact meaning of these terms remains a mystery to many.
The 2016 US presidential race has been a strange campaign in many ways, but the swing state map looks very familiar.
More than a million Australians have an untreated cataract and hundreds of cataract surgeries are performed daily, but what are they?
We've all called up IT for help and been asked to turn our machines off and on again. Here's why.
South Korean Hanjin Shipping has ships and crews stranded in ports around the world as creditors and customers wait to see if the company can be saved.
While Australians finally have some detail of the proposed plebiscite on same-sex marriage, there is no guarantee that the question will be put to the people on February 11 next year.
Stories of meningococcal outbreaks tell us it's that season again. But what is meningococcal, why does it occur in seasons, and why does it strike fear into the hearts of so many?
As the government hints the marriage equality plebiscite may be delayed until 2017, calls intensify for the parliament to legislate on the issue instead. So what is parliament's role here?
Three things go a long way to deciding water polo medallists.
The psychological states athletes experience – temporary, brief, subjective experiences that happen during exceptional performance – are often collectively described as “the zone”.