Folklore says we might be able to predict the coming of rain by observing the behaviour of ants.
Ants have many tricks to deal with rain – like holding their breath, blocking nest entrances or drinking excess water and releasing it elsewhere by 'communal peeing.' But can they see rain coming?
Astronaut Sunita Williams – not a ‘he’.
New research shows children's images of scientists are all too often male.
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Research has shown that large social platforms like Facebook can reinforce problematic social hierarchies and prejudices around gender, sexuality and race.
Giant sharks are no smiling matter for Jason Statham.
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The Meg has all the typical monster movie cliches including some terrifically bad dialogue. But what about the science?
The experience “this happened to me” is stronger than “this happened” in memory formation.
We sometimes see memory as a video camera, recording our lives accurately and without bias – but this is a myth. Instead, our childhood memories are intricately shaped by our family and culture.
My Health Record is a step towards empowering patients with greater knowledge about their health – and could help save lives in emergencies.
The opt-out period for My Health Record runs from July 16 until October 15.
Unless you take action to remove yourself before October 15, the federal government will make a digital copy of your medical record, store it centrally, and give numerous people access to it.