Because the west avoided a nuclear war over the Cuban missile crisis it should not be overconfident about Russia’s nuclear threats.
Lake Eyre Basin contains one of the few pristine river systems left in the world. But new research shows oil and gas activity is extending its tentacles into these fragile environments.
Broken Spectre, an immersive, 74-minute-long moving image work, is having its world premiere at the NGV.
Select committee submissions on the Aotearoa New Zealand Public Media Bill favour its goals, but major structural, governance and cultural challenges remain unresolved.
It’s a long-term treatment – people having allergen immunotherapy typically notice improved symptoms after six to 12 months.
The National Museum of Australia has just opened the most significant redevelopment in its history.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese stated students should learn about the atrocities suffered by Indigenous people. However, appropriately teaching history is only one area that needs to be addressed.
Fears around the masculinisation of women is central to A League Of Their Own, and reflect how women’s appearances are policed in the pursuit of an ‘ideal’ femininity.
Pumped hydro offers us large scale energy storage. If we do it carefully, we can make sure these dams don’t cause the damage of the past.
Convicted rapist Jayden Meyer was given a nine months home detention, sparking protests and an appeal from crown prosecutors. But the sentence is in line with the law. Is it time for change?
The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for 2022 has been awarded to Svante Pääbo, whose discoveries have been pivotal to the way we understand our evolutionary history.
There are now definite signs his grip on power is starting to fray, even if Putin’s demise may still be some way off.
The rules around climate-related financial disclosures are now being written. But the narrow definition of their target audience is a missed opportunity that can still be rectified.
Saturday’s soccer match was afflicted by a deadly cocktail of a stadium packed to the brim, violent fans and the use of tear gas by police. Here’s how the disaster could have been avoided.
Australian Steve Keen is one of 26 distinguished economists taking issue with the OECD’s Australian head Mathias Cormann. He explains why.
Populations of Fleay’s barred frog in Australia’s ancient rainforests were decimated by the chytrid fungus. Now, the frogs have developed a natural resistance.
Some people seek out the herbal drug Kamini to stay awake – but it contains up to 21% morphine so doesn’t have that effect. And dependency can escalate quickly.
Humanoid robots could be useful in all kinds of situations, but the one Elon Musk unveiled last week is far from being ready to roll out.
Accusations of being a ‘useless Māori’ or seeing life through a ‘vanilla lens’ might sound mean-spirited and hurtful. But behind the political sloganeering lie deeper questions about Māori identity.
Douglas Rushkoff’s Survival of the Richest is less about tech billionaires and their ‘bonkers’ escape plans than it is an entertaining primer on the various ills of late capitalism.