After a very divisive election campaign, the winner of the Brazilian election will need to reuite the country.
As the dead whales decompose, an astonishing and rare chain of events is likely to flow through the marine ecosystem – ultimately leading to an explosion of activity and new life.
Most people sleep on their side, which is good because those who sleep on their backs are more likely to be poor sleepers or have breathing difficulties at night.
Spectacular finds of the world’s oldest jawed fishes from China push back the origins of jaws and teeth, and suggest how limbs might have evolved.
Historical accounts show the upokororo was once common in rivers across the country. It’s now officially extinct, but is there a chance survivors could still be found in remote waterways?
New research finds that psychological stress has an odour - and dogs can smell it.
A new book explores how birds have adapted to our cities - from nesting in skyscrapers to snatching food - reflecting on the beauty and wildness they bring to urban landscapes.
Under the proposed legislation for the Albanese governments anti-corruption body, public hearings would only be held in ‘exceptional circumstances’ and in the public interest.
Public support for the latest protests in Iran is unusually high and widespread. Demonstrations are underway in cities large and small, neighbourhoods rich and poor.
At the right moment, Australia’s Reserve Bank would be wise to stop taking its lead from the US – holding interest rates here steady, even if they’re still rising overseas.
A review of COVID booster acceptance statistics suggests we may be unlikely to see coverage go much beyond 80% – but we can still learn from others’ mistakes when it comes to health messaging.
Cute and fluffy species get most of the attention that attracts resources to conserve them. But a new study finds people respond well to creepy crawlies if they’re given time in the media limelight.
Even though the typical mobile gamer is a middle-aged woman, ageist stereotypes about gamers continue to circulate.
Secondary school exams are here, with all the stress they bring. But parents can help their teenagers stay engaged by getting the motivational basics right and keeping a sense of perspective.
A collaboration between Polyglot Theatre and the UK’s Oily Cart puts an inclusive, child-led approach at its heart.
The original vision for the NDIS was that it would give people with disabilities a say in how services are delivered. The appointment of an NDIA chair who is disabled is a positive move.
The Double Asteroid Redirection Test successfully showed that it is possible to crash a spacecraft into a small asteroid. Whether the approach could save Earth from a future threat remains to be seen.
Up to 9.8 million Australians have been affected. Here’s what you can do to proactively defend yourself.
Narwhals, hummingbirds and the Asian sheepshead wrasse have opened scientists’ eyes to the complexity of nature.
This is policy on the fly. At best it will buy Putin time over another cold Ukrainian winter. At worst it will result in battlefield chaos and potentially mass slaughter.