Snowboard cross has the highest incidence of injury during competition among the snowboarding disciplines.
A surprising study published in Science found that as fuel emissions drop, consumer products are playing a larger role in air pollution.
To save the orangutans we must both protect their forests and stop any hunting and killing within them.
Michelle Grattan sits down with Deep Saini to review the week in politics.
In the most spectacular manner, Malcolm Turnbull has publicly trashed his relationship with Barnaby Joyce.
Self-driving, shared, electric vehicles and increasing urban density represent four disruptions that will transform city life. But a transport utopia isn't a guaranteed outcome of their interactions.
There's no evidence Airbnb is worsening housing affordability. Rather it empowers female hosts and promotes small businesses in remote communities.
On his bush block in the WA wheatbelt, poet John Kinsella attempts habitat restoration and reflects on the responsibilities of the writer as a witness to species loss.
Litigation may sound like an obvious route for someone who experiences a medical injury. But it's a lengthy and stressful process, and rarely provides relief to patients and their families.
Australia's proposed redress scheme for victims of child sexual abuse is more complex, bigger, and includes more sites than any other.
When did Australia’s human history begin?
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Today's episode of Essays On Air, the audio version of our Friday essay series, seeks to move beyond the view of ancient Australia as a timeless and traditional foundation story.
New South Wales has pledged to walk away from the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, while Victoria's water minister has declared the plan 'over'.
Demand for energy storage is increasing – both in Australia and around the world. But issues with the production of lithium-ion batteries mean the search is on for alternatives.
Halfpipe snowboarders like Scotty James may seem laid-back and relaxed, but they are subjected to high physical load and fatigue induced by training and competition.
Malcolm Turnbull has announced that sexual relations between ministers and their staff will be prohibited.
Bigger galaxies tend to dominate the smaller, when the two collide. But the pending battle between our Milky Way and the Andromeda galaxy might be a much fairer fight than we previously thought.
Tough-on-crime models of policing students don't reduce youth crime, but community engagement programs for at-risk youth can be beneficial.
What is lacking is Myer's heritage, and the need for this to be carefully reframed and updated for the present day.
The internet conspiracists are half right: most lights we have inside do emit UV, but not enough to harm us.
Solar windows would need to trap enough light to generate power, while letting through enough to keep buildings light. Thankfully, newly developed semitransparent cells offer to do just that.