Ludwig Wittgenstein’s brilliant early work has had a lasting influence on philosophy, though almost no one has agreed with his conclusions – not even Wittgenstein himself.
From discovering hidden populations of vulnerable newts to dropping “seed bombs”, two new research papers show how genomics and drones help restore threatened ecosystems.
At a time of geopolitical uncertainty, New Zealand’s government has distinctive reasons for opposing Putin’s Ukraine invasion and expressing public reservations about China’s ambition in the Pacific.
From J.M.W. Turner to Yayoi Kusama, this exhibition explores 200 years of art about light.
Labor has promised to ‘future-proof Australia’s water resources’. It’s a massive job. Here are the actions the government should prioritise.
Frank Moorhouse devoted himself to advancing the interests of authors, but his greatest legacy is his own writing.
Private companies and public authorities are beginning to implement facial recognition technology, even without rules to govern what they can do.
New research has found suicides increase during drought, and climate change will see more drought in Australia.
Cutting your grocery bill takes planning and flexibility – and knowing your budget. Here’s how to get started.
Dark warnings about rising labour costs ignore the importance of profits in driving higher prices.
Research suggests that if vapes had never been introduced, many young non-smokers may not have started using any nicotine products.
Most women are not working full-time during most of their working lives, which holds them back from management positions and accentuates the pay gap with men, according to data released on Monday.
Australia is seen as a country that does not value musicians the way they are valued elsewhere in the world.
Dry needling and Western acupuncture don’t incorporate traditional chinese medicine philosophies – but may be helpful for pain and releasing muscle tension.
Paying good teachers more sounds like a great idea. The problem is the research on performance pay shows it’s counterproductive – and inflicting it on a system in crisis is terrible timing.
Monkeypox has spread to more than 50 countries and will continue to be monitored. Here’s what we know about monkeypox so far and what researchers want to find out.
Universal schemes aimed at classifying populations by ‘race’ or ‘ethnicity’ can force us into a game of competing for better positions within a racial hierarchy.
This is more than a huge political and legal decision. Almost half of US women and girls of reproductive age live in states where abortion is – or will become – illegal.
Survey findings bring insight to the general public’s thoughts and concerns of an Indigenous Voice to parliament. What questions still need to be answered to obtain a yes vote in a referendum?
By a 6 to 3 majority, the Supreme Court decided to overrule the landmark Roe decision and end almost 50 years of access to abortion being a constitution right.