More than 200 gene variants have been linked to outstanding sporting performance and this number could increase as we continue to research the link between genetics and athlete performance.
Genetic testing could help us build targeted and effective training routines for athletes, but the emerging science could also introduce opportunity for discrimination in the sporting world.
Don’t wait - update your phone’s software.
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The news that malware can invade iPhones and other Apple devices via the Safari web browser has damaged Apple's reputation for security. But you can fix the problem by updating your phone's software.
Courir n’est pas contre-indiqué quand on est enceinte, à condition de respecter quelques règles.
Il est important de rester en forme quand on est enceinte. La course à pied peut-elle y contribuer ?
Police separate pro-China and pro-Hong Kong students at an August 16 protest outside the University of South Australia in Adelaide.
The protests in Hong Kong have led to clashes between Chinese students here in Australia. What is it that makes those from mainland China so patriotic towards their country and leadership?
Mimicking the future.
A real-life experiment to mimic future conditions for soils affected by climate change suggests that some of the biggest impacts could be to ecosystems buried out of sight beneath our feet.
Schools and parents have a role to play in the future of our children.
The best-selling author of the Tomorrow series is also a teacher and school principal. His new book The Art of Growing Up has many truths on raising children, but also many contradictions.
Most Indigenous art works are produced in around 90 Indigenous art centres located in very remote regions of Australia.
Most Indigenous art works are produced in around 90 Indigenous art centres located in very remote regions. But there are staff and management issues, which can be solved by better VET programs.
Australian swimmer Mack Horton (left) has long criticised his rival, Sun Yang (centre), and called him a ‘drug cheat’ during the 2016 Olympics.
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The protests against Sun Yang at the world championships highlight the problems with the system set up to protect the sport from doping.
Early indications are that the vaccine has been a reasonably good match in the 2019 season.
The flu vaccine is built on the strains expected to circulate in a given year. While the majority of strains circulating this year are matched in the vaccine, there's one strain we didn't predict.
A certain optimal noise level allows people to see, hear and feel better.
The 'right' amount of noise is different for everyone. That might explain why some people perform best in noisy environments, while others prefer silence.
Power grids are high priority targets during conflict.
US and Russian tension over power grid cyber attacks is a concern for global stability, but it also highlights our own critical infrastructure vulnerabilities.
The increasing use of sensors in smart homes adds to an ever expanding amount of user data that can be collected and commodified.
Companies scrutinise our online likes, dislikes, searches and purchases to produce data that can be used commercially. And it's often done without us understanding the full extent of the surveillance.
We’re entering the fourth industrial revolution, which isn’t a bad thing. But it does mean we need to take action.
Training providers and employers aren't adapting fast enough to meet the skill needs thrown up by the fourth industrial revolution.
Sam Kerr has found plenty of goal-scoring opportunities for the Matildas at this year’s Women’s World Cup.
Analysis of every goal-scoring opportunity at the 2015 Women's World Cup reveals the most effective ways for footballers to gain possession and create a chance to score.
In Perth it’s called the Crawley Edge Boatshed, but this building is better known around the world as the #blueboathouse.
A blue boat shed in Perth, Western Australia, shows the power of social media and the rise of unpaid influencers in marketing.
There is an ongoing, low intensity cyber conflict between nation states that involves attacks and counter-attacks on critical infrastructure like power grids.
Our increasing connectivity and reliance on information technology is a vulnerability being targeted by two key threats: cyber attacks and the subversion of our democratic institutions.
New research into pill testing at festivals shows not everyone reacts to a test result the way you’d expect.
New research shows some festival goers are willing to take a dodgy pill regardless of the test result. So, let's use pill testing to educate them and others about reducing their risk.
A western ground parrot being released with a GPS tracker fitted.
Here's how climate change affects recovery efforts for the elusive western ground parrot.
Re-elected Indian prime minister Narendra Modi might have helped the Adani mine in the Galilee Basin to get over the line.
India's re-elected prime minister has paved the way for Queensland coal to power Bangladesh.
The VET sector is struggling to keep up with the rapid changes in industry.
In April 2019, the government-commissioned Joyce review made 71 recommendations to reform the VET sector. Here's what the report said, and what the government is doing about it.