There is a strong economic case for a higher child-care subsidy to help rebuild the Australian economy after the coronavirus crisis.
Netflix has added millions more subscribers as people practice social isolation to control the coronavirus. But service's diverse menu of content is not an efficient business model.
Improving a child's sense of numbers, and their understanding of probability, fractions, ratios, shapes and patterns, can all be incorporated into daily life or with simple games.
When the things we consider to be normal break down, outcomes that once seemed unlikely or extraordinary become possible.
The demands of social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic will make it increasingly difficult for migrant agricultural workers to meet their basic needs.
For athletes, COVID-19 means more than cancelled competitions. Having their athletic goals put on hold and their training routines disrupted can take a toll on athletes' mental health.
From cholera outbreaks to public health actions, war metaphors have long been used to describe diseases, to show what we fear and to explain our world to ourselves.
Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy is hopeful that 50% of people will download the "COVIDSafe" app.
More evidence has come in and confirmed what the government has been saying for some time. Children do get infected much less than adults with COVID-19 and when they do, they hardly spread it.
For the first time since the end of apartheid in 1994, citizens have had to accept stringent restrictions on their normal civil liberties.
Households headed by the elderly are likely to be particularly vulnerable in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Unfortunately, disrespectful and neglectful treatment of women during childbirth, including verbal, physical and emotional abuse is not uncommon.
The notion of SAGE being independent appears nowhere in its 64 pages of guidelines. But the case for more transparency is obvious.
Helium plays an important role in breathing devices and it mostly comes as a by-product of petroleum production.
Turning COVID-19 into a political issue doesn't help the public's understanding of the disease and what needs to be done. Good things are happening we should feel optimistic about.
Another EU leaders' meeting, another humdrum announcement afterwards.
Research shows victims of past tragedies take their memories into the next challenge.
An erratic response to coronavirus shows how Japan's domestic policy is out-of-sync with its desired global image.
China rose to become the second biggest market for venture capital in the world. Then came COVID-19.
Early evidence from Japan suggests protective measures against COVID-19 may also be protecting us against influenza.