Evidence suggests that neither books nor electronic devices are directly to blame for the increase in myopia worldwide. Rather, they enhance this phenomenon by keeping children out of the sunlight.
Scientists are figuring out why so many diseases and conditions, including diabetes, inflammation and parasitic infection, can affect our eye health. But there are ways to protect your macula.
New photorealistic renderings of designs that are more than 60 years old raise important questions about the value of 3D imagery and the original designs themselves.
Kath O'Connor’s debut novel, Inheritance, follows two women – an IVF hopeful and her grandmother – who carry the BRCA1 gene and contract ovarian cancer. It’s very close to being memoir.
The treasurer has outlined a blueprint for an economy that will solve problems while still looking after the people at its centre. And despite the detractors, there is much to be said for it.
Should the capsule not be found immediately, we can’t just write it off as lost. A long term system of monitoring is needed to protect humans and the environment.
Mountaineer and scientist Will Steffen said climbing was similar to science: “That’s the buzz you get in science when you solve a big problem and suddenly see how it all fits together”
The climate crisis will necessitate change to business-as-usual approaches to the arts.
When species naturally hybridise, the influx of genes can reduce their risk of extinction as climate change shrinks their habitats.
The centre will importantly function as a point of contact and referral for arts workers who have nowhere else to go for support.
Academic authorship was never straightforward. Now ChatGPT is making it even more complicated.
Many kids are nervous about starting a new school year. But some children will experience a level of anxiety about school that causes them significant problems.
With more than half a million notifications of suspected child maltreatment each year in Australia, we need to explore the better use of our health-care workforces to prevent maltreatment.
When candidates can get elected to Congress based on a mountain of lies they’ve told, is it time to reconsider whether such lies are protected by the First Amendment?
Published in 1821, Thomas De Quincey’s book created the archetype of the drug addict as cultural figure. Part story, part memoir, part essay, it mines the highs and lows of addiction.
Damien Chazelle’s new film Babylon has both relevance and resonance today.
Australia slipped from 7th to 18th in the rankings over the past decade. But this year we’ve climbed back to 13th thanks to reforms in key areas including the new National Anti-Corruption Commission.
Many have looked to Victoria to gauge what a multi-billion-dollar government commitment to family violence reform can deliver.
The lost radioactive source may never be found.
The cost of living is important. But there are even bigger problems rumbling beneath the surface of New Zealand politics that the MMP electoral system may be ill-suited to deal with.