Hot temperatures seem to lead to aggression, both in real life and online.
The new Binge series Strife is a fictionalised adaptation of Mia Freedman’s 2017 memoir.
Before AI becomes widespread in health care, we need to ask what matters to consumers.
Left: Families of the hostages during the March for the Hostages on November 18, 2023 in Jerusalem.
Right: Palestinians flee the northern part of the Gaza Strip on November 10, 2023.
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With the Israel-Palestine conflict continuing, we asked a range of academics to nominate works that can help explain things.
Machine translation can seem alarmingly good – but it’s still no substitute for human language knowledge.
Today, the government released a review into Australia’s patchwork of a secrecy law system. The proposed changes are a step in the right direction, but there’s so much more work to do.
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Climate change is seeing more of us with mental health problems and harmful substance use. So we need to start planning now.
A meta-analysis of 34 studies has explored how disordered screen use may impact the cognitive performance of individuals.
Electronic payments are convenient and are increasingly replacing cash, but when a network fails, the impact can bring a country to a halt.
Imágenes de Sameeh Nadi y Esam Bashar en ataúdes simulados que representan a periodistas palestinos muertos durante la guerra en Gaza, Ramala, Cisjordania, 7 de noviembre de 2023.
Las guerras de Gaza y Ucrania han provocado un aumento del número de periodistas asesinados, y esto es una mala noticia para todos.
Gambar Sameeh Nadi dan Esam Bashar dalam peti mati tiruan yang mewakili para jurnalis Palestina yang terbunuh selama perang di Gaza, Ramallah, Tepi Barat, 7 November 2023.
Perang di Gaza dan Ukraina telah menyebabkan meningkatnya jumlah jurnalis yang terbunuh, dan ini adalah berita buruk bagi semua orang.
Pictures of Sameeh Nadi and Esam Bashar in mock coffins representing Palestinian journalists killed during the war in Gaza, Ramallah, West Bank, November 7 2023.
Wars in Gaza and Ukraine have led to increased numbers of journalists being killed, and this is bad news for everyone.
When it comes to training high-performing AI models, the quality of the data is just as important as the quantity.
Canadian companies will soon be legally obligated to annually report on efforts to prevent and remediate forced and child labour in their supply chains. Technology could help them do this.
Supply chains can contain thousands of suppliers spanning continents. DNA testing, drones, satellite imaging and other technologies can help identify forced and child labour.
Currently, when someone turns 65 they are not eligible to apply for NDIS support, even if they had disability before then. We asked experts if that should change.
Pesquisas demonstraram que fatores genéticos desempenham um papel importante, mas não há um gene único que cause o transtorno de acumulação. Em vez disso, uma série de fatores psicológicos, neurobiológicos e sociais pode estar em jogo.
É fundamental abordar os fatores emocionais e comportamentais da acumulação por meio de terapia. Mas, às vezes, uma abordagem para evitar danos é melhor.
Addressing the emotional and behavioural drivers of hoarding through therapy is crucial. But sometimes, a harm-avoidance approach is best.
There are perverse incentives to exaggerate sustainablity claims – made easier by the lack of uniformity in measuring and reporting such results.
Workers hats on fence outside Victoria’s closed Hazelwood power station, March 2017.
Four years after being made redundant, workers in coal-fired power stations made redundant make only one half of what they used to.
Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point Sydney, 1965.
City of Sydney Archives
Fifty years ago today, after a prolonged and controversial period of construction, the Sydney Opera House was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II.