The news media routinely 'beats up' shark stories in search of clicks and profits, according to focus groups and surveys of social media posts.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics' latest analysis of the impact of government benefits and taxes on household income shows this reduces income inequality by more than 40% in Australia.
Water and energy use are becoming more efficient, which is good news for both the economy and the environment. But Australia has yet to realise the value of national environmental accounting.
Social media can act as the engine room for public engagement with refugees, allowing people to move beyond 'I should do something' to 'I will take action'.
Many people have an appearance of dark circles on the lower eyelids, and they have many different causes.
Biases are difficult to shed, which makes workplace diversity a powerful and necessary tool for catching unsuspected bias before it has a chance to cause damage.
In many ways, science can be as much about the people doing it as the science itself. A new online initiative is addressing the invisibility of LGBTQ+ people in science.
Clive Palmer believes he can recapture the magic that saw him elected to Parliament in 2013, but what his new party – and others on the right – need is more discipline.
Doomsaying about new technologies is as old as technology, and it's a vital part of how we figure out when and where something should be used.
A whole bunch of folks are on the wire, and if their housing payments go up they are going to struggle.
Reporting of recent studies may have caused alarm that brain injuries cause dementia. It just increases your risk.
Coined in a science-fiction novel in 1995, the Anglosphere has become Australia's cultural (and political) obsession. That leaves us blind to other perspectives.
In Sydney, a 'latte line', that runs from the airport to Parramatta and up to the northwest, divides white-collar jobs from blue-collar jobs. This perpetuates inequality.
We rely on climate data to help us make important decisions for our future, such as building infrastructure. But what if a region's climate has long been more volatile than we realised?
Refugee women's voices are often left out of resettlement policy. A participatory research method called photovoice helps uncover resettlement issues from their perspectives.
More crucial than the fate of the company tax cuts is the government's long struggle to nail down its NEG, with the crunch coming when Josh Frydenberg meets his COAG counterparts on August 10.
New research showed a professional cadre of public servants who prefer to consult with each other over the general public.
It isn't easy, but musicians build 'portfolio careers' by being adaptable, multiskilled and willing to learn, so they can pursue creative work that they believe in.
Australian law firms are beginning to demand that law schools teach students new skills for the new AI economy, but legal education is failing to keep up.
The latest annual survey from the Lowy Institute shows that 59% of Australians support strong climate action, and 84% want the government to embrace renewable energy even if it's more expensive.
Could an Aussie high schooler say to our prime minister, "How’s it goin’, Mal?", and get away with it? Probably.
Alcohol has several negative effects on post-exercise recovery and rehydration, and should be avoided after sport and exercise
Young people are the most vulnerable as industry and the labour market undergo radical change, but meeting this challenge could just be a matter of plugging existing gaps.
People find data difficult to own – and things we don't own, we tend not to protect.
Disease and disorders can affect how we see. Can the images in painted artworks tell us something about the state of an artist's vision?