Australia should be careful in accusing China of dumping steel into the local market, as the definitions of dumping and the tariffs on this practise have changed to suit governments in the past.
Governments have been known to change the definition of anti-dumping tariffs to suit their needs, so accusations of steel dumping from China are still quite subjective.
Freezing light in mid-air isn't just the realm of Star Wars, as new research shows. But what do you do with the light once it's trapped? One option is to use it to develop new forms of computers.
Techniques to measure and sequence this cancer's DNA in the bloodstream, scientists can get a snapshot of the cancer itself, which is referred as a "liquid biopsy".
The first Europeans to arrive in Western Australia were baffled by the strange land they saw. A new exhibition explores the Arcadia artists tried to transpose over native plants and people.
Parents are sending their children to private pre-school programs as a way to ensure they are ready to start school. But are these effective?
South Australia is recovering from a state-wide blackout, and fingers are pointing at the state's renewable energy industry and climate change.
Big ideas and big dollars have been invested in making 'memorable' places. Paradoxically, as similar solutions are adapted in diverse settings worldwide, this can lead to an uneasy new placelessness.
The government's changes to the so called "backpacker tax" will mean these holidaying workers will have less super than other temporary workers in Australia, creating even more inequality.
The third episode of Race to the White House dissects the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Under proposed changes, the war crime offence of murder, in a non-international armed conflict, would not apply to collateral civilian deaths resulting from an otherwise lawful attack.
Many factors have influenced population density change in Australian cities over the past 30 years. Melbourne has led the way in inner-city rebirth as a way to help manage future growth.
New relaxed rules mean we're likely to see even more drones in the sky. Australian law offers little protection to people who might find their homes and gardens being spied on as a result.
Australia is pumping 6.5 times more carbon into the atmosphere than the land can absorb.
After record-breaking amounts of sea ice in Antartica, this year we're seeing record lows.
Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has offered to extend the state's shark netting and drum lines into New South Wales.
Studies show performance-based incentives for CEOs do not lead to better organisational performance.
For Indigenous people, refusal is a powerful act of sovereignty. In Grand Final week, it's timely to reflect on Adam Goodes' refusal to accept racism in football or an official send off when he retired - and the repercussions of his stance, a year on.
If you are a ballet dancer or gymnast, a watch-maker or surgeon, your brain connections in the motor system will differ depending on your skills for fine movements in different parts of your body.
Donald Trump’s confusion about rights is perhaps no greater than that of many people, who are given little reason by political leaders to understand rights seriously.
Business Briefing: treat the cause not the symptoms of problems with private health insurance
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If customers are questioning the value of private health insurance its because of the way the system is distorted by government incentives.
One of Israel's greatest political figures, Shimon Peres left an indelible mark on the Middle East.
Monday's government-Labor meeting over the proposed same-sex marriage plebiscite ended in a stalemate.
Amyl nitrite is the most well known of a group of chemicals called alkyl nitrates, usually referred to as poppers.