During COVID, rich countries have used masks and gloves from their medical stockpiles. But not all countries are so fortunate. We found the best way to help. It may not be what you think.
A Neanderthal father and his daughter.
Ancient DNA from Neanderthal fossils in southern Siberia reveals a small community with close family ties – including a father and his teenage daughter.
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Do we really have ‘core memories’ that shape our personality? The science says things are a little more complicated.
Fears around the masculinisation of women is central to A League Of Their Own, and reflect how women’s appearances are policed in the pursuit of an ‘ideal’ femininity.
You’re meant to carry out your poo, if you visit Australia’s alpine backcountry. But not many people do – and it’s leaving plenty of evidence.
Lake Couridjah, Thirlmere Lakes National Park in New South Wales.
80% of carbon on land in stored in soil. Our new research investigated how erosion transports this carbon to the bottom of lakes, where it’ll never be released into the atmosphere.
All over the world, the territories of Indigenous peoples map onto regions of the richest and most persistent biodiversity. A book about hunter-gatherer Arctic peoples shows why.
Olahraga teratur bisa menurunkan risiko penyakit jantung.
Berhenti merokok mengarah pada kesehatan keseluruhan yang lebih baik pada usia berapa pun, dan terutama kesehatan jantung.
The new federal education minister has kicked off what could be a major reset of university research funding in Australia, with a review and stern letter to the Australian Research Council.
Hot rooftops and a looming skills shortage – these are just a few challenges faced by crucial yet undervalued air-conditioning repair people.
Catchments are full. Dams are at capacity, soils are saturated and rivers are high. In some cases, there’s nowhere for the rains to go except over land.
Photo by Xiaoqi Feng
When the pandemic hit, green space was there for us at a time when others weren’t or couldn’t be. Urban greening might be the solution to the ‘lonelygenic environment’ that our cities have created.
Some scientists believe the ‘free energy principle’ can explain the behaviour of all living things – but others say it paints the world with too broad a brush to be useful.
Research shows low male participation in the nursing workforce can stem from many sources, including reticence by career counsellors to recommend nursing as a career.
The view of Barangaroo from Millers Point, still a leafy suburb on the edge of the development.
A bid to amend plans for the final stage of the Barangaroo project would once again favour developers’ interests over the public interest. It shows how badly the planning process has been undermined.
Slow progress: a freight train negotiating one of the many tight curves between Goulburn and Yass.
Improving the rail link between Australia’s two biggest cities will have many benefits, not least in meeting our carbon-reduction goals
The legacy of “muscular Christianity” has a big impact on Pacifika athletes’ views on gender and sexuality.
At the beginning of the vaccine rollout, First Nations people were identified as a high priority list. Despite this, access to the vaccine for First Nations communities was quite limited.
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A new study has found First Nations people in rural NSW experienced more anxiety and fear about COVID than non-Indigenous people. How did government messaging contribute to this?
Some might argue ‘moral enhancement’ medicine already exists — such as when we take medicine that alters our brain chemistry. Where do we draw a line?
Instead of applying for 20 jobs a month, from Monday July 4 Australians on JobSeeker payments will have to earn 100 points a month. So what will you actually need to do?