Rough surf and nearshore currents lead to about 50 drowning fatalities annually in the Great Lakes.
It’s too hot for bare feet, but that doesn’t mean you can cook a fry-up on the path outside your house. A frying pan is a much better tool for the job, because it conducts heat far more efficiently.
On a hot and humid day, the fan is your friend. But ice cream won’t make the difference you think it will.
Both affect the lungs. Both can have serious health consequences in vulnerable populations. Both can have long-term health consequences.
Surfing’s benefits to well-being aren’t often studied in economics terms. This is a major gap in our knowledge we’re now trying to fill.
Australia has thousands of beaches which differ greatly, from huge tides to high energy to recurring sinkholes.
Don’t expect meditation to provide Christmas miracles. But if you start learning how to meditate now, your holidays may be a bit less stressful and perhaps a little more meaningful.
Australians are entering our most dangerous time of year for fatal drownings. So what can you do to keep yourself and loved ones safer this summer?
Tree sunburn tends to occur during hot spring days or in early summer, when trees are full of moisture. So why does it happen? And which trees are most vulnerable?
After one La Niña, the Pacific sometimes retains cool water which enables a second La Niña to form.
Here are some practical tips to keep you comfortable while helping you stay safe.
Bees were struggling in the UK’s very wet summer as rain stopped them finding food.
Southern Québec is warming twice as rapidly as the rest of the world due to the progressive loss of snow cover. An average annual warming of 3 C to 6 C is expected by the end of the century.
Heat stroke is a danger in extreme temperatures, but a major risk factor for dying during a heat wave is cardiovascular disease and other pre-existing health conditions.
‘When in doubt, throw it out’ – and more tips to make sure your festive feast won’t make you sick.
A hands-on approach to learning about bugs can help students from urban communities take an interest in science.
Here’s how reflective pavement works and what cities need to think about.
This year summer schools will have to figure out how to tend to the emotional and academic needs of students coming out of remote learning.
There is much more to these chunky beetles of early summer than what first meets the eye.
Our research looked at deaths in Australia between 1968 and 2018. While more people tend to die in winter than summer, this gap is narrowing – and that’s a worry.