Waking up is hard to do.
It's normal to feel a bit groggy when you wake up – parts of your brain are still asleep.
Graffiti images on the Separation Wall separating Bethlehem from Jerusalem.
Freya Higgins Desbiolles
Bethlehem looms large in our minds with the approach of Christmas. But the reality for people living there now or tourists wishing to visit the ancient city remains deeply politically fraught.
The right side of the ‘latte line’ in Sydney, looking across Paddington towards Bondi Junction and the eastern suburbs.
The State of Australian Cities Conference begins in Adelaide today. In major cities across the nation, there's a stark contrast between lofty planning goals and the sprawling reality on the ground.
Jacqui Lambie bids a tearful farewell in the Senate this week, after becoming the latest politician caught up in the dual citizenship saga.
Changing the Constitution is the only way to draw a line under this chaos.
All brain tumours are associated with significant sickness and death, even if they are benign.
Why hasn't there been an improvement in survival in the last 30 years for patients with brain cancers?
BMW recently opened a factory for aging workers in southern Germany.
Employers who cater for their ageing workforce will get better staff productivity and engagement levels
Natassia Gorie Furber and Hamilton Morris in Sweet Country.
An Aboriginal man shoots a white landowner in self-defence, triggering a tragic tale of racism in 1920s Northern Territory.
Twitter is experimenting with 280 characters.
Twitters experiment with 280 characters bears a remarkable resemble to the time Coca Cola changed its formula. That didn't end well.
A space agency will allow Australia to sit at the table with NASA, ESA and other global agencies.
Australia's space sector responded positively to today's federal government commitment to a space agency. Our experts explain what must come next.
Staying alert and safe on the night shift not only affects workers’ health, but the health and safety of the people around them.
Taking a power nap on a night shift can leave you feeling groggy. And eating a large meal can reduce your alertness. So, what's a tired shift worker to do to make it through the night?
The type of fatty acid is what’s most important when choosing a spread.
Depending on the overall quality of your diet and intake of saturated fats, you may need to swap your butter for margarine.
Working within and across disciplines allows blue sky research to deliver real world impact.
Ensuring knowledge creates impact involves disciplinary excellence, communication, co-location and funding.
After Charlottesville, journalists need to ask themselves whether they’re OK with doxing.
AAP Image/NEWZULU/Jack Basile
Doxing challenges traditional journalism. Its investigative role is circumvented by people disclosing information online quickly, and often inaccurately.
Australia’s first memorial to Indigenous service people.
Many of our public commemorations honour people and incidents that brought great harm to others. We need to look at what that says about us, and how we build more inclusive public memorials.
Bone is a dynamic tissue that is continually broken down and reformed throughout life.
Fracture risk is higher in older women than men, but in adolescence the reverse is true. These differences mean our approach to managing bone health for men and women changes across the ages.
Butterfly wings, like those of the monarch butterfly, have inspired scientists to create “structural colours”.
Scientists continue to invent new colours for new applications thanks to nanoscale structures.
Eco-houses at Scotland’s Housing Expo, Inverness. What is it like to live in a house like this?
There's an international push towards low-emissions housing. New research investigates what it's like to actually live in low-energy houses.
Inflexible online assessment policies are inappropriate for working students.
Universities need to better accommodate student employment to improve the retention of online students.
Our national wellbeing probably peaked with Australia’s population at roughly 15 million in the 1970s, when this photo was taken in Hunters Hill, Sydney.
Australia's GPI, a broad measure of national wellbeing, has stalled since 1974. So what has been the point of huge population and GDP growth since then if we and our environment are no better off?
Ask your child what their toys did while they were out today or invite them to help you read the mail.
Supporting early childhood literacy is not just about reading to your child. Research has found there are many and varied ways to increase literacy in early learning.