Needle spiking is when a person is injected with a drug without their consent. Reports started to emerge in the UK in 2021 but this has now been reported around the world, including in Australia.
Conditions this year have been perfect for a cabbage white population boom, but you can do a few things to stop their caterpillars from shredding your plants.
After 2013’s The Wind Rises, Miyazaki spent ten years creating The Boy and the Heron, speculated to be his final film.
A classic of the Heian period of Japanese literature, the sensual delight of The Pillow Book encourages writers to ‘follow their brush’.
Could Chomsky have foreseen where his contributions would lead us?
Heat illnesses can vary, from relatively mild heat exhaustion to the potentially life-threatening condition of heat stroke. Here’s how to tell the difference.
A study of cities around the world that are developing innovative solutions to their problems has identified three key elements of success.
National Cabinet is meeting today to discuss hospital funding, and the interconnected issues of NDIS reform and GST allocation. But how are hospitals actually funded? And what’s GST got to do with it?
The government seeks to end the year with a series of new announcements, but the ongoing crisis with the high court decision overshadows the government’s work.
While the latest poll gives the Labor government a comfortable lead, this is not supported by other polls.
Record emissions are fast shrinking the remaining amount of carbon dioxide we can emit if we are to limit global warming. At current rates, we’ll use up the budget for a 1.5°C outcome in seven years.
Per person, we’re spending less this year – even on this year’s much hyped Black Friday sales. If that continues over summer and inflation stays low, a rate hike in February 2024 looks unlikely.
Do all big black holes in very massive galaxies emit radio waves? We used the latest radio telescopes to find out.
The latest Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) show Australian 15-year-olds have recorded similar results to 2015 and 2018 in maths, science and reading.
Two researchers independently studied Australian students’ results. These papers both reached the same conclusions: scores on the vast majority of standardised assessments are not in decline.
Kian, age 6, has some interesting questions about farts that we’re probably all wondering about.
The local and international track record of social investment funds and social impact bonds is far from convincing. A better-resourced public sector would be a simpler solution.
The new Binge series Strife is a fictionalised adaptation of Mia Freedman’s 2017 memoir.
To avert climate breakdown, most of the world’s coal, oil and gas must stay underground.
Nearly 3,800 educational facilities have been damaged from bombing and shelling thus far in the war. Documenting these attacks requires extensive interviewing with reluctant, traumatised witnesses.