Three classic examples of the "Mandala Effect" debunked.
Amazon's plan to invest $700 million retraining its workforce signals very soon all jobs will be STEM jobs – and higher education needs to play a bigger role.
A scientist explains how she got a glimpse into the secret world of butterflies and her hopes of encouraging more Latinos to enter the field of science.
Mindfulness aligns itself with science and academia to be seen as credible but it lacks any real evidence.
Covering subjects from black holes to sleep science, a geophysicist explains his new course.
Poets and scientists don't occupy separate poles in the quest to understand the universe. In many ways, they sing from the same hymn sheet.
Gravity exists because the universe is full of 'stuff' – here's how it came to be.
How was superconductivity discovered? It all began in April 1911, in a Dutch laboratory...
Innovation and industry policy is receiving the least attention just when it may matter most to our economic future.
In Australia, the next government will need to meet the challenge of refreshing the social licence between science, government and the many and diverse communities that make up our nation.
Engineer, artist, mathematician, thinker: Leonardo da Vinci was all these and more.
Researchers find promising results for two programs patterned after the Meyerhoff Scholars Program, a renowned initiative launched at UMBC in the 1980s and known to increase diversity in STEM.
As Leonardo da Vinci found centuries ago, scholars of art, design, engineering and science can work together for mutual benefit.
Quantum physics and its mysteries… And what if this supposedly incomprehensible science weren’t so difficult for non-scientists to understand?
This explains why some aspects of English can be hard to learn for speakers of other languages.
We've had ten federal ministers with titular responsibility for science since 2007 – five under the coalition and five under Labor. That variation and a lack of consistent vision has an impact.
Photons stream from the sun and interact with all matter on Earth. Depending on what the light touches, some of the photons will get absorbed or soaked up. And some will bounce back.
Autistic and artistic, you can be both.
Science is not the absolute truth. Scientific findings are the beginning, not the end, of the quest for truth.
A confession: I can count on a single hand the number of women I have invited to collaborate with me on publications and grants.