Stigma is likely exacerbated by our many ‘pink’ campaigns to raise breast cancer awareness and improve outcomes for women.
Although breast cancer is usually seen as a woman’s disease, around 145 Australian men were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, and around 25 died from it.
You can learn a lot about the cosmos in the kitchen.
From supernovae explosions to the expansion of the universe and why the sky is blue: you can learn a lot about the universe in the kitchen.
Most people know what causes their back pain, but unexplained back pain could have a more sinister cause.
Roughly a quarter of patients under 45 years suffering ongoing lower-back pain without an obvious other cause will have the disease ankylosing spondylitis.
The EVA Lanxmeer development in the Netherlands provides a model for how to incorporate green infrastructure in all aspects of the planning process.
Green infrastructure can be delivered relatively easily using existing planning processes. The main obstacle could be psychological: planners are wary of disruption to embedded practices.
Do the holes in the banner carried by these Vietnam veterans during an Anzac Day parade in Canberra make any difference?
AAP Image/Alan Porritt
Attend any ANZAC Day parade and you might see people carrying banners with holes cut in them. They're supposed to cut any drag or wind resistance but do they do any good?
Access to euthanasia in Belgium has been “expanding” but it’s not out of control.
Let's consider some of the oft-voiced concerns and whether they're justified.
At QUT’s Digital Media Research Centre we are about to complete ARC-funded research on the state of the Australian political news media. A key finding of the work has been the nearly complete withdrawal…
We’re off! The race to be Australia’s next prime minister has begun. What had until recently looked like being a gentle canter to the winning post for Malcolm Turnbull and his Coalition government now…
The surgeon and the robotic arm will work together on a hip replacement.
Thousands of hip replacement operations are performed each year, but today is the first time in Australia that a robot will help with the surgery.
Not Boaty McBoatface?
The NERC is not the first organisation to come unstuck by asking for public input.
Online scammers use a number of tricks to recruit victims.
It's bad enough when someone loses money to an online scam. But some victims can also recruit others into the scam causing even further heartache and loss of money.
In spite of my best intentions, I’m afraid the Australian Twitter News Index continues to be a somewhat irregular affair for the moment, and so this latest update once again covers a number of months…
The ‘Lose Yourself in Melbourne’ ad was onto something: instead of being directed to the fastest or shortest route, some people might want to take a diverting detour.
'It's Easy to Lose Yourself in Melbourne', Tourism Victoria
If smart cities run on big data and algorithms that channel only 'relevant' information and opinions to us, how do we maintain the diversity of ideas and possibilities that drives truly smart cities?
CASA makes it easier for low risk flying of drones.
Long awaited changes to the regulations on some drone flights in Australia are set to give the industry a shake up.
Last week’s shenanigans from Donald Trump reminded us of a particularly florid episode of House of Cards. This week, with the leak of 11.5 million documents suggesting elite tax avoidance and evasion on…
The ABC could be used to support struggling sectors of the media environment.
AAP Image/Dan Peled
The ABC isn't to blame for the crisis in commercial media, but they could be part of the solution.
Woolworths is changing its “Homebrand” label name to “Essentials.”
Woolworths' move to rebrand its private labels may lead to no points of difference for customers between supermarket products except price, where Aldi is strongest.
A robot for an MP – who’d vote for that?
If a machine can write a speech for a politician, why not go the next step and replace the elected human with a programmed robot?
Donald Trump, the bastard! Not only has he offended Muslims, Mexicans, women, the pope, his president, peaceful protesters at his increasingly fascist-style rallies, the residents of Brussels and reasonable…
A child with nonverbal learning disability may struggle to make decisions, solve problems and interact socially.
Non-verbal learning disability is a complex neurological learning disability that becomes more obvious with age. Here are the signs to look out for.