The next big frontier in space exploration is finding ways to effectively harness oxygen contained within Moon dust. What will it take?
Clouds are central players in climate change, and ‘Path 99’ reveals them in a new light using data discarded by scientists.
Vaccination prepares the body’s immune system in the same way “natural” exposure to infection does. It just does it in a safer, controlled way with a much lower dose.
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Across three exhibitions in NSW and Queensland, we studied how creating and sharing art can build community connections.
New research demonstrates the many aspects of nature play that make it a great way for young children to gain STEM knowledge.
The term ‘intubation’ is used when experts talk about treating patients with severe COVID-19. But this medical term doesn’t explain the traumatic procedure involved.
Released on September 9, 1971, the power of Imagine has not diluted. It is the song many turn to at times of crisis: from Neil Young after 9/11 to a pianist on the streets of Paris in 2015.
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COVID patients in ICU are younger, sicker and stay for longer than other critically unwell patients, affecting the entire hospital and its staff.
Corals in the Persian Gulf are tough - they can withstand temperatures that would kill corals elsewhere. And there’s good news: it’s easy to cross-breed their heat-tolerance genes into other corals.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he is ‘listening’ to a woman quietly holding a climate action sign outside parliament. But politicians have a vested interest in downplaying disruptive protests.
Pressure to take on ever more high pressure work and ever more responsibility is familiar to many. But saying ‘no’ can be especially difficult for people from racially minoritised backgrounds.
There are some myths about senior schooling kids and parents need to know. They include the idea everyone needs an ATAR to get into university, and that year 12 must be stressful. Neither are necessarily true.
Workplace stress among academics has long been higher in Australia and New Zealand than overseas, and research suggests the flow-on impacts on students could fuel a vicious cycle of negative feedback.
Critical race theory highlights the systemic and institutional nature of racism. A campaign to misrepresent the theory is being waged by right-wing actors in the US, and some at home.
For phascogales, tree hollows are getting harder to find. I venture into forests and study how well artificial hollows made with chainsaws can replace them.
Recent flooding may have reduced the remaining coral population by 90%. Combined with damage from fishing, boating and coastal development, the species may be gone in a decade.
Rigiatu Kamara (R), 38, who has recovered from the Ebola virus disease poses with her husband Baibai Kamara (L), 40, in Kenema, Sierra Leone, on August 26, 2014.
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Ebola survivors use multiple avenues to address their health needs, which presents a management challenge.
Once a pioneer of the information age, now stereotyped as the browser of choice for people who are less than web-savvy, the curtain will finally come down on Internet Explorer next year.
Paraquat’s potentially lethal effects on humans are well known. But our research has found it also causes serious environmental damage.
Jacinda Barclay (right) died last year. Her brain was donated to concussion research.
Jacinda Barclay, an AFLW player who died last year, has had her brain donated to concussion research. In general, women are understudied regards to their long-term brain health.