A collection of raw Libyan desert glass.
The origin of Libyan desert glass found scattered in an Egyptian desert has puzzled scientists for years. But a new look at the glass structure reveals its meteoric formation.
The Privacy Act gives you the right to find out what’s in your credit report and change any incorrect information in your report.
Checking your credit report is a good way to ensure that incorrect information is not listed against you, and can protect you against identity theft.
A mummy of the Ancient Egyptian Priestess “Tamut” (900 BC) on display at British Museum in London, in 2014.
The power to select, name and decide the meaning of these items makes Europeans the authors of African history.
It won’t help enough, but it will get some people their keys.
The real problem with the government's first home owner deposit scheme is that it won't prioritise those who need the funds the most.
Landcorp’s WGV residential development in Fremantle is demonstrating the benefits of making the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.
Josh Byrne & Associates
The debate about the transition away from fossil fuels has focused on costs, but right here in Australia we have examples of the benefits of sustainable new energy sources for our cities.
Scientists built a small database showing which animals do and don’t fart. Not every animal in the world is on there, but it does have moon snails listed as a no.
Flickr/Florida Fish and Wildlife
One thing I can tell you is that a snail's bottom is right over its head.
Komersialisasi hasil riset menghambat akses terhadap pengetahuan.
Ketidakpercayaan Prabowo Subianto terhadap hasil penghitungan cepat mendorong lembaga survei lebih transparan untuk meningkatkan akuntabilitas dan kredibelitas riset ilmiah mereka.
Artist’s impression of the accretion disk and jets in the black hole system V404 Cygni.
A spinning black hole is pumping vast amounts of energy back into the surrounding universe, but something is causing the jets that transport that energy to wobble very rapidly.
It’s OK to feel out of breath when you start a new exercise program. Here’s why it gets easier with time.
If you're unfit or overweight, there's lots you can do to make a new exercise regime both enjoyable and successful.
Multiple forms of electric aircraft are being developed rapidly.
Some countries have already committed to using electric aircraft on domestic routes. These aircraft could slash costs and emissions on some of Australia's busiest flight routes.
Very few people have ever had the patience to study how long garden snails live in the wild.
Emily Nunell/The Conversation CC-NY-BD
It has been reported that at least one snail lived as many as 14 years in captivity. His name was George and he lived in Hawaii, in the United States.
Businesses are structuring their lending practices to exploit loopholes in consumer credit laws.
Here are the four common lending practices identified by the Australian inquiry into credit and financial services targeted at those at risk of financial hardship.
There needs to be more focus on treating people before they need a hospital.
Expensive hospitals are what Australians want, but prevention and local solutions are what Australians need.
The Coalition made some major promises in the 2016 election. Has it delivered?
The Coalition has had longer than a three year cycle to make some changes to education. But since the 2016 election, what has it actually done? And what is Labor proposing?
Casual academics provide flexibility for universities at a time when student numbers are uncertain.
The higher education sector may be the the third largest employer of casual staff in Australia. More cuts to universities mean the use of casual academics could increase further.
Opposition leader Bill Shorten now needs to commit funding for prevention, to reduce rates of cancer.
Labor's cancer care package is bound to be popular. But with around one-third of cancers preventable, both sides of politics need to invest in reducing cancer in the first place.
Exercising at your maximal heart rate isn’t always effective.
Exercising at your maximal heart rate isn't always effective. Training smarter, not harder, will make you fitter.
Cities have a choice of autonomous vehicle futures: cars or mass transit vehicles. Which one we adopt is likely to determine how people-friendly our cities are.
Autonomous mass transit vehicles like 'trackless trams' are a better bet than autonomous cars to give us people-friendly cities that capture the value created by infrastructure for the common good.
There is a tragic history of performance crime videos that use livestreaming and social platforms as part of their tactics.
Until social platforms improve filtering of extremist content, we all have a role to play in ensuring our online activities don't contribute to a spectacle society that rewards terrorists with clicks.
Things are changing quickly in lower management, but at the very top there remains a hard-to-attack barrier.
The hard nuts to crack are getting women into chief executive positions and getting them paid as much.