Climate change is raising the number of days the Earth passes crucial thresholds of fire risk. But urgently cutting emissions can avoid the worst.
The story of Meta’s latest AI model shows the pitfalls of machine learning – and a disregard for potential risks.
The 2022 federal election success of the teals and other community independents has been captured in three new books. How and why did they become a political force – and what might the future hold?
For aficionados of Christmas cinema, the good and the bad, Christmas Ransom is light hearted and silly enough to be bearable.
Protests in China, while not super rare, tend to be highly localised. But these anti-lockdown protests have triggered a more national response.
Biometric data can be used in schools to track everything from attendance to exam behaviour and what students buy from the canteen.
A new survey of Australian authors finds that while author incomes have (very slightly) grown, they remain perilously low – which makes it hard to find time to write.
Surprisingly, Macquarie’s list of the words of 2022 hasn’t highlighted the war in Ukraine or climate change. It embraced Australian political terms, while the people chose the ‘bachelor’s handbag’.
Artificial intelligence could help create transparency and consistency in the legal system – our model shows how.
Commercial tests often provide inconsistent results. Here are six questions to ask yourself before you pay for one.
The opposition will vote against the censure, but will support the legislation to implement the Bell recommendations to ensure ministerial appointments are always made public.
Pregnancy changes the structure and function of virtually every organ system of the body. That includes some big changes to the gut.
Nationals leader David Littleproud said the party didn’t believe the Voice would “genuinely close the gap”
Drones have great potential for carrying out important tasks that are just too hard for humans; delivering fast food isn’t one of them.
Analysis of Victoria’s winter COVID wave found Paxlovid and Lagevrio reduced the risk of hospitalisation and death. The results were better for Paxlovid, but not everyone can take it.
Shift work throws our circadian rhythm out of whack, which can impact the major systems in our bodies.
As the trend for “heroin chic” returns to runways, new Netflix film The Wonder takes aim at our fascination with disordered eating.
Our study also examined the way media coverage may affect a patient’s expectations of cannabis in treating pain.
Amid Russia’s war on Ukraine, spiralling inflation and energy shortages, tackling climate change has been central to the recovery plans of the world’s biggest economies.
In AMC’s new series Interview with the Vampire, the traditionally homoerotic subtext becomes the text – does this change the nature of the vampire narrative?