Sports scientist Stephen Dank outside his Ascot Vale home in Melbourne in, 2013.
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Change is needed to prevent sports performance experts from pushing the boundaries in a way that could potentially harm the health of athletes.
It’s clear that the Baird government would be wise to maintain good relations with minor parties in the NSW upper house.
Creativity is a concept we're all familiar with. But where does it come from? And do our intuitive understandings of creativity tally with what's really going on?
A new study has suggested the answer is one hour a day. But that might not be right for everyone.
What happens to a galaxy when it runs out of the stuff needed to forge new stars?
Australians now seem so fascinated by the Victoria Cross that such attention has begun to get in the way of a balanced perspective on its place in military history.
The network of bone cells inside your skeleton rivals your brain in terms of complexity.
The ACT's first prison opened in 2009 with lofty ideals, but rising prisoner numbers and high rates of re-imprisonment are presenting a severe test of the capital's reformist corrections agenda.
Australia's "looming gas shortage" - the basis for calls to deregulate coal seam gas - may not be real after all. But gas prices are still set to rise, and that's an area where coal seam gas could help.
University of Canberra Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Nicholas Klomp and Michelle Grattan discuss the week in politics.
The sheer market power concentrated in the hands of such few online companies represents a formidable hurdle to fair competition.
Bullying is widely talked about, but what about incivility in the workplace? It's a wider scourge and linked to bullying, but the solutions can be simple.
In response to the tragic death of four-year-old Chloe Valentine in South Australia, adoption has been raised as a solution to a "child protection crisis".
Bitter battles about money hang heavily over the Council of Australian Governments meeting, though Tony Abbott wants it to concentrate on the less divisive topics.
The growing labour movement in China, as fragmented and repressed as it is, offers hope for workers everywhere as an example of organising against incredible odds.
How many times do taxpayers have to go down the same road before governments seriously assess how expensive infrastructure decisions are made?
Islamic State's rapid successes in Syria and Iraq stand in stark contrast to al-Qaeda's efforts at global jihad over the past decade.
Wondering about the how the GST revenue is actually allocated? Read this explainer.
We know the transformation of global media technologies pose particular challenges to local filmmakers – and that the rewards are still slim. But there are good reasons to be optimistic about the future of the industry.
Dr Karl has been criticised for fronting adverts for a government report he turned out not to agree with. But despite his lapse in judgement, he hasn't seriously breached his journalistic ethics.