The Urban Planning Exhibition Centre in Shanghai – good planning is immensely valuable.
Given the challenges Australian cities face, the need for urban planning based on solid research is greater than ever. Sadly, when it comes to research funding, planning is at the back of the queue.
Hosting sporting events to spark an interest in language and culture is known as ‘soft diplomacy’.
For South Korea, hosting the Winter Olympics is a great opportunity to engage the world with Korean language and culture.
The 2014 film Ex Machina explored a dystopian vision of what could happen in a world where humans empathise with robots.
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When we include someone (or something) in our moral circle we feel a sense of moral obligation for their treatment. But the factors determining who is in or out are more complicated than you may think.
Children develop the ability to compensate for memory failures only gradually as they get older.
Instead of nagging younger kids "not to forget", and trusting the power of the child’s developing memory alone, try to help them "offload" as much of the work as possible.
Eating a delicious doughnut now seems more rewarding than the nebulous concept of “better future health”.
People tend to value potential future rewards less than similar immediate rewards when they must choose between them. Psychologists and economists call this “delay discounting”.
A remote community in the Cape York region of Queensland.
Decent housing underpins the Closing the Gap goals, with a decade-long national remote housing program having made measurable progress. If the Commonwealth pulls out now, hard-won gains could be lost.
An artist’s impression of a supermassive black hole at the centre of a galaxy.
Black holes may come in many sizes, but there's still a gap in the middle. The hunt is on to solve the mystery of where are the intermediate size black holes.
Four major disruptions of urban transport are set to transform city life, but exactly how remains uncertain.
Self-driving, shared, electric vehicles and increasing urban density represent four disruptions that will transform city life. But a transport utopia isn't a guaranteed outcome of their interactions.
Set to land in mid 2018, the new mosquito emoji will give people a new way to talk about mozzies.
The mozzies are coming! A mosquito emoji will be available on your devices in mid 2018, providing a new angle for communicating the science and health implications of these very dangerous insects.
While death rates from heart and kidney disease have dropped among Indigenous people, death rates from cancer are on the rise.
Politicians make sweeping statements on how to close the gap. But here's advice from people working directly with Indigenous communities who have evidence for what actually works.
Ketimpangan pendapatan menciptakan segregasi spasial dan sosial di dalam kota.
D tengah meningkatnya ketimpangan, dua instrumen perencanaan kota bertujuan mengatasi masalah tersebut di Indonesia. Namun, agar efektif aturan-aturan ini betul-betul harus diterapkan.
Income equality creates both spatial and social divides within cities.
Amid rising inequality, two inclusionary planning instruments are at work to combat it in Indonesia. But without better enforcement, their full benefits will not be realised
Australian gold medalist Torah Bright in action during the Women’s Halfpipe Snowboard competition in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games.
Snowboarding and freeskiing are relatively new to the Winter Olympics, coming from highly-skilled amateur backgrounds. Their athletes are often risk-taking individualists, at home on social media.
Arguments against climate change tend to share the same flaws.
Most of us lack the expertise to evaluate climate science, but there are ways anyone can spot a badly reasoned argument.
You’ve found out your child is bullying another online. Here’s what you need to do.
Shaming your child for bullying behaviour won't help stop it.
Vice-chancellors often benchmark their salaries against comparable positions in other corporate sectors, a symptom of the trend towards the corporatisation of universities in Australia.
Only in a few active travel strongholds, typically in the inner city, do Australian cycling and walking rates get close to those in Europe.
A comparison of Australian cities reveals cyclists and walkers are still very much a minority of commuters, despite the economic, health and environmental costs. Action on three fronts is needed.
Despite billions spent on trying to save water in the Murray Darling Basin, results have been disappointing.
A dozen leading researchers have issued an urgent call to action for the Murray-Darling Basin, arguing that the billions spent on water-efficient irrigation have done little for the rivers' health.
Sebuah studi terbaru telah menemukan cara untuk memprediksi letusan Gunung Etna dalam dua minggu.
The cast of The New Legends of Monkey.
ABC's The New Legends of Monkey puts a fresh spin on the '80s cult classic Monkey' continuing a long tradition of culture crossing.