If you follow the Sirtfood diet, you'll probably lose some weight in a short period because you're consuming fewer calories. But the evidence behind the diet is lacking.
This might appear a radical suggestion, but military units have been moved, shuffled, re-branded, disbanded and reactivated frequently throughout Australia’s history.
Tooth fossils from NSW have confirmed sauropods weren't exclusive to Queensland. They're also providing a first look at how these colossal dinosaurs fed from Australia's land.
Anticipating reactions to political attacks can be a tricky business...
Michelle Grattan discusses the political week that was with Professor Paddy Nixon
The detailed work of making the End of Life Choice Act work in practice now begins, including the decision about how assisted dying will be funded.
Human damage to biodiversity is leading us into a pandemic era. A new report shows we must urgently transform our relationship with the environment.
A year ago, face masks were a rarity in Australia. But social researchers say there is evidence of a growing acceptance of this simple object.
Alice Pung's family escaped Pol Pot to settle in Australia. In suburban Melbourne, as her mum worked in the dark, back shed, she discovered books — and what the world could be.
If Australia created more age-friendly neighbourhoods — which really are more liveable for everyone — then we wouldn't have to rely so heavily on underfunded, substandard aged-care homes.
The pandemic’s dramatic drop in health-care use is both a crisis of unmet need and an opportunity to reduce the unneeded.
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Women and people of color continue to appear on ballots less often than white men, and that, in part, is due to concerns by American voters that others will not view these candidates as electable.
A high unemployment rate isn't just bad for individuals without a job, and the costs aren't just financial.
From the US
False premises, fear-based reasoning and mob thinking are baked into the platform, allowing misinformation to thrive.
No-one wants our children to be used as research guinea pigs. High standards of ethical oversight are needed to ensure no child is exposed to possible harm.
It was one of only two recommendations the government rejected.
The Morrison government has announced Jacqueline Gleeson and Simon Steward will sit on the High Court bench.
Australia has maintained military and trade ties with Myanmar. If Myanmar is not fully complying with the ICJ order, this puts Canberra in a sticky position.
Southern right wales have been hunted to near extinction. Now their genome has been sequenced to help biologists track their recovery and understand the impacts of climate change, past and future.
It's helpful to remember you're in an unusual situation with no perfect map of how to cope, or a 'right' or 'wrong' way to get through it.