Vaccination and testing requirements will limit the number of infected people leaving Auckland, but cases are likely to spread across the country as people travel in the lead-up to the holiday season.
Universities supposedly have adopted a more corporate approach – but most corporate board members have expertise in the area their company operates in and are more accountable to shareholders.
The best AI chess computer outperforms the best human chess players. Yet the most supreme chess play on Earth comes from a human, helped by AI.
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The world needs to learn to live with the virus. And governments must follow the science and don’t distort it for political expediency.
Given the Omicron variant has already spread beyond southern Africa, a ban on travellers from those countries will slow the spread and buy crucial time, but won’t stop this strain in its tracks.
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There’s a new COVID lineage called B.1.1.529. It has a genetic profile very different from other circulating variants
Tiny pieces of an asteroid have revealed an unlikely origin for much of the water in Earth’s oceans.
The ‘Schitt’s Creek’ holiday special, a fan favourite, showed how the omipresence of Christmas has offered (especially intermarried) Jews a variety of non-exclusive options for the holiday season.
Squid Game alludes to anti-worker violence that has permeated South Korean labour history, and reminds viewers of the need to overcome real inequalities.
Northern Australia’s tropical savanna is one of the most fire-prone regions on the planet. We need to change the way we manage fires so we can help native wildlife come back from the brink.
Most of Australia’s books are distributed by just one company. The stress of COVID has hit this supplier, and your local bookshop.
Many farmers want to do the right thing. But their livelihoods will be threatened if weak visa rules allow dodgy operators to mistreat migrant workers.
Australia’s bushfire response relies on foreign satellites, which are not designed to assess our highly flammable eucalypt-clad landscapes.
Black Friday, Christmas, and other ‘shopping events’ take a toll on the temporary workers hired to get purchases to consumers.
Several measures need to be put in place to track the code’s effectiveness in protecting news outlets and the public interest.
For First Nations peoples living with Dementia, loss of speech can bring loss of connection to family and culture. A new initiative has found a culturally friendly way to assist with communication.
Adele’s voice is soulful, rich and powerful – but it is in her vulnerability we can really see what an incredible artist she is.
Clive Palmer says vaccines don’t work and Craig Kelly is among those misinterpreting statistics to suggest COVID vaccines are causing more deaths overseas.
International education is a huge source of income for the sector and the broader economy, but students are concentrated in a limited number of institutions and most come from a few source countries.
An already bitterly divided public has reacted badly to the US withdrawal from Afghanistan and Biden’s handling of the COVID crisis.