Intelligence is about more than just biology.
Even if intelligence has a genetic basis, this doesn't make educational intervention pointless.
Predictions that top women athletes will soon be competing with the best men, and may even outperform them someday, have not borne out.
A 1992 paper predicted that if women's running performance continued to improve as rapidly as it had since the 1920s, top women athletes would soon be running as quickly as the men.
The humble picture book showcases the innovation and world-class talent of Australian illustrators.
You might read one in minutes but it takes time and dedication to make a great picture book. On the eve of Children's Book Week, we celebrate the 'illustration innovators', from Shaun Tan to Jackie French to Jeannie Baker.
We’ve long heard we can’t blame people for their addiction because it’s a disease, but is it?
Some think labelling it a disease is a helpful way to think about addiction; others think this makes the addict helpless in their fight against addiction. Two academics debate both sides of the coin.
Governments directly and indirectly control who is allowed to tell the refugees’ stories of how they are treated in offshore detention.
Successive Australian governments have dehumanised refugees and kept Australians in the dark about what really goes on in the offshore detention centres on Nauru and Manus Island.
City policymakers are realising creative workers don’t have to be permanently clustered together if they can collaborate as needed.
Cities seeking to attract creative industries have relied heavily on the cluster concept. New research suggests a technology-driven transformation of how the sector works calls for a new approach.
No-one ever told a victim of identity fraud that they should never have stored their money electronically in the first place.
Telling girls and young women to 'be careful what images you share' contributes to the shaming and humiliation of victims by placing the responsibility back onto them for their own humiliation.
Scalloped hammerhead, a species that is listed as endanged by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
A recent shark licence buy-up in Australia is a great opportunity for fishers and conservation organisations to work together to maintain healthy ecosystems and fisheries.
Fairfax is caught between boosting a profitable side of its business and retaining its traditional business at a loss.
Firms that are trying to branch out into new technology, while at the same time retaining traditional business, are facing similar problems to startups.
Is the benefit of a university education overstated?
Young people today will need to be more flexible and more entrepreneurial than in the past. Universities can help by designing courses that will have value in a rapidly changing economy.
Australia already has many plants that can cope with harsh conditions.
Australia's deserts can be a harsh environment but plant life still survives there. So why not use them to develop the next generation of drought-resistant crops?