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From a slow hum to a chirp or a bleep, what is that sound you hear whenever there's a new detection of gravitational waves?
The language that you speak may affect your approach to climate change.
Research suggests that speakers of "present-tensed" languages such as German and Finnish - in which the future can be describe in the present tense - are more likely to support stronger climate policies.
Julia Hales and the cast of You Know We Belong Together.
You Know We Belong Together is a moving demand for more representation of people with Down Syndrome in the arts.
For some children, ear infections will become a persistent problem.
Middle ear infections (otitis media) are a common and often painful condition that
most children will experience at least once in their first year.
Former Brisbane Lions footballer Michael Close suffered a serious knee injury during a game at Etihad Stadium.
Michael Close's lawsuit raises questions about the legal liabilities of sporting clubs, venues and organisations.
French-Canadian actor Yves Jacques in Robert Lepage’s The Far Side of the Moon.
This Perth Festival show, soon to come to Adelaide, contemplates both the mysteries of the cosmos and one man's inner life.
Evgeny Grishkovets in Farewell to Paper: a meditation on times past, the fears raised by the dizzying turnover of technologies and the importance of patience.
A engaging show at the Perth Festival is an homage to obsolete objects - pen knives, blotting paper, inkwells, the handwritten letter, telegrams - and a meditation on time.
An artist’s impression of the predicted merger between our Milky Way (right) and the neighboring Andromeda galaxy (left). So which galaxy will dominate?
NASA; ESA; Z. Levay and R. van der Marel, STScI; T. Hallas; and A. Mellinger
Bigger galaxies tend to dominate the smaller, when the two collide. But the pending battle between our Milky Way and the Andromeda galaxy might be a much fairer fight than we previously thought.
The future of Perth’s urban wetlands is in doubt.
Perth, unlike Cape Town, faces no prospect of its tapwater running out. But other problems lurk beneath the surface, as the city's drying climate puts increasing pressure on irrigation and wetlands.
Young people walk in front of a billboard in one of Jakarta’s malls.
A political scientist finds out about Indonesia's youth "political preferences".
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has been criticised for pursuing stability in a manner that has killed competition.
Our financial regulators ASIC and APRA need a board of oversight, similar to what the UK has, to keep them in check.
Anak muda berjalan melewati billboard di salah satu mall di Jakarta.
Seorang peneliti ilmu poltik mencari tahu "selera politik" anak muda Indonesia.
Political parties have increased the numbers of female legislative candidates. But the numbers of elected female legislators haven’t significantly increased.
Indonesia obliges political parties to have at least 30% of women candidates in their legislative candidates list. But then why this hasn't significantly increase women's electability?
Most Australians don't read terms and conditions or other contracts, so lawyers are experimenting with comics, graphics and other ways to make them more understandable.
Secara umum jumlah calon legislatif (caleg) perempuan dari tujuh partai yang bersaing di tiga pemilu legislatif lampau terus meningkat. Lalu mengapa jumlah perempuan yang terpilih tidak bisa meningkat secara maksimal?
Kuota gender yang mewajibkan partai untuk menempatkan perempuan sedikitnya 30 persen di daftar calon tetap (DCT) belum mendongkrak keterpilihan perempuan secara signifikan.
In a move that suggests physical retail stores aren’t dead, Amazon has opened three bookstores and over 60 pop-up stores in the US, and has plans for up to 2,000 grocery stores.
Urban retail space is being transformed yet again. Predictions of the demise of physical retailing in the face of online competition overlook its resilience over two centuries of disruptive innovations.
Tennis is one of the most unequal professional sports.
Only a few professional tennis players make a stable income, let alone vast riches. Research suggests it's this small chance of a huge payoff that drives players to play professionally
China’s true economic strength could be overstated as statistics suggest that the US are still top dog.
AAP Image/ Lukas Coch
As Australia increasingly looks to Beijing for economic opportunities, questions must be asked about the true extent of China's economic strength
Giving workers a ‘voice’ is easy, and has already been proven effective as a management technique.
Employees whose bosses give them some discretion over their work tasks are significantly more likely to engage in political behaviours outside work.
The biggest problem with supplementary examinations is the punitive nature of the assessment.
In Australian schools, assessment drives learning, but there are better models to consider than the current system of supplementary examinations.