Nearly half of kids in a study were harmed by their peers.
More than 800 students completed a questionnaire about peer aggression. Nearly 50% said they had been harmed by a peer ,while around 30% said harmful experiences were just "banter".
It is impossible to fully capture the landscape of the Flinders Ranges in one image. Spanning 400km, it is constantly changing.
The Flinders Ranges in South Australia is Adnyamathanha Country. A country of 600 million-year-old fossils and 45,000-year-old living culture.
Sampling sediments in Denisova Cave.
Denisova Cave in Siberia has a rich fossil history of early humans - and deposits of droppings from hyenas, wolves and even bears, according to a new analysis of the cave's dirt floor.
Leila Waddell performing during the Rites of Eleusis.
Leila Waddell entered the world stage as an acclaimed violinist - and left it having influenced magical practice into the 21st century.
Young people can learn bullying behaviour from the violence they see beyond the schoolyard.
To understand why young people may become bullies we need to consider some of the less visible ways they are exposed to power inequalities and violence.
Schools could use bushwalking as an activity and link it to lessons in other subjects such as geography and science.
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We need to keep active and exercise to stay healthy. So why not teach school kids some of the activities they'd go on to enjoy later in life?
Hydrophis Cyanocinctus memiliki lubang misterius di tempurung kepalanya.
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Ketika kita semua berpikir bahwa hanya ikan yang bernapas melalui insang, ternyata ada spesies lain yang dapat melakukannya. Perkenalkan, Hydrophis cyanocinctus.
It’s important to find a psychologist you connect with and who seems to understand you.
Priscilla Du Preez
Psychologists use a number of different methods, including cognitive behaviour therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and behavioural activation. Here's how they work and who they might suit best.
Sleep paralysis is when you wake up but feel like you can’t move.
Sleep paralysis – when you wake up but feel like you can't move – seems to be more common if you sleep on your back. But we don't know why.
Hydrophis cyanocinctus has a mysterious hole in the top of its skull.
_Hydrophis cyanocinctus_ is the only sea snake species known to breathe through the top of its head, using a special arrangement of blood vessels in much the same way as fish gills.
The recent decriminalisation debates in Australia have included a new focus on partial restrictions on abortions – a strategy that has been very successful in many US states.
The Australian right-to-life movement is tiny compared to the US, but its recent adoption of US-style campaign strategies has given it an outsize voice in the debate here.
Bill Shorten and Tanya Plibersek read The Very Hungry Caterpillar – which did not make our experts’ list.
If you were in charge of the new parliamentary book club, what Australian book would you want your representative to read? Our experts weigh in.
Eyes surprise: fossil eyes from a 54 million year old cranefly.
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Fossil flies from what is now Denmark reveal some striking similarities between insect eyes 54 million years ago, and our own vision today.
Governments are attempting to regulate tech giants, but the digital disruption genie is already out of the bottle.
For all their good intentions, accidents happen when fallible humans intervene in complex systems they don't understand.
Thousands of children and young people provide substantial unpaid care to a family member with a disability, chronic or mental illness, dependence on alcohol or other drugs, or frailty due to old age.
A study has found children between the ages of 8 and 14 who take care of a family member with a drug addiction or mental illness aren't very happy at, and don't feel all that safe, at school.
Heracles inexpectatus on the forest floor, with three small wrens foraging at its feet.
The newly discovered Heracles inexpectatus stood nearly a metre tall. And its fossil bones sat undiscovered on a museum shelf for more than a decade before its hefty status was finally appreciated.
John Clarke: his tinkering involved prolonged fiddling with words to get tone, rhythm and meaning exactly right.
The first serious scholarly account of the works of comedian John Clarke has just been published. Here, we consider the creative genius of his command of language.
The government’s slogan is ‘putting veterans and their families first’, but on the problem of veteran suicide, it has fallen short.
A recent study found that male veterans under 30 have a suicide rate more than two times the national average. Yet, support for a royal commission into the problem is lacking.
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.
Not worth locking people up for.
There are better ways to deal with drug possession (for personal use) than putting the person behind bars.