Why welding in a confined space is so dangerous: argon gas, used commonly in welding, is 38% denser than air. It can displace oxygen close to the ground. Being undetectable, this can lead to loss of consciousness and asphyxiation.
The death of apprentice Dillon Wu at a Melbourne factory raises questions about employer responsibility when a traditional employment relationship doesn't exist.
The source of the Yamuna River, one of the major rivers draining the Himalayas.
A new report predicts that one-third of the ice in the Himalayas will melt, even if we contain global warming to 1.5C. So what does that mean for the flood-prone valleys below?
López Obrader wants to cut salaries for all government workers in Mexico, including himself.
AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell
Mexico's new president has reduced his own salary and demanded that all federal workers
– including lawmakers and judges – take a massive pay cut, too. That may be illegal.
Less recreational screen time is better for children.
Global experts warn that excessive screen time increases the risk of obesity, low physical fitness, anxiety and depression.
Richard ‘Bert’ Roberts, Vladimir Uliyanov and Maxim Kozlikin (clockwise from top) examining sediments in the East Chamber of Denisova Cave.
Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Author provided
New studies reveal when the Denisovans and their Neanderthal cousins occupied a cave in southern Siberia. It's the only site known to have been inhabited by them and by modern humans.
SBS is continuing to tap into the slow TV trend, with its suite of ‘Slow Summer’ programming, including one exploring the Kimberley.
Slow TV is perfect viewing for our binge-watching, multi-tasking population.
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Los niños necesitan la misma información repetida para codificarla permanentemente.
Players of Red Dead Redemption 2 use a detailed topographic map to navigate the landscape.
Red Dead Redemption 2 has been criticised for its portrayals of violence, but it could also be teaching players the lost art of reading a map.
Un dibujo de la corte Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán.
Elizabeth Williams via AP, File
Con el testimonio de violencia extrema, corrupción política, intriga internacional e innovación empresarial, el juicio ha revelado cuán poderosos son realmente los carteles de México.
Starting this year, teaching students won’t be able to register as teachers unless they pass a literacy and numeracy test.
Changes to the literacy and numeracy standards for new teachers in Victoria have raised questions about what makes a 'good' teacher.
An artist’s sketch of Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán at a 2018 pretrial hearing in a Brooklyn Federal courthouse.
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With its tales of bloody violence, corruption, international trade and entrepreneurial innovation, Guzmán's trial offers a telenovela-style explainer on Mexican cartels and their American clients.
From the largest whales to the smallest plankton and microscopic life, we’re all tightly connected to planet Earth.
Although often separated as two unique subjects in science, geology and biology have been intricately intertwined since life on Earth first evolved billions of years ago.
La répétition est une étape dans le processus de découverte du monde par l'enfant.
Chaque soir, votre enfant choisit le même album ou le même livre d’histoires. Faut-il s’inquiéter ? Pas du tout ! La répétition l’aide au contraire à enrichir son vocabulaire et ses connaissances.
Outgoing Victorian opposition leader Matthew Guy and wife Renae as Guy acknowledges defeat in the recent Victorian state election in which he had tried to appeal to voters’
fears over street crime, race and terrorism.
At one time, law and order was seen by some as a sure-fire voter winner in elections - but that's changing after a concerted effort by Victoria's opposition appeared to backfire badly.
Ear infections are no fun. The OSTRICH clinical trial looked at whether oral steroid medications might help.
Clinical trials can assess impact of a medication on a disease. The ideal design is 'blind' – when the researchers and participants do not know who is assigned to the different treatments.
Konsumsi diet yang salah mempengaruhi segalanya.
Banyak makanan yang terlihat sehat namun mengandung berbagai macam lemak, gula dan garam yang tersembunyi.
Put down the salmon and pick up a sardine (or two).
For the most nutritious and sustainable seafood option, try small ocean fish.
Broken campaign promises have supporters wondering whether Andrés Manuel López Obrador will follow through on his commitment to ‘transform’ Mexico.
Mexicans want leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador to transform the country. But the months leading up to his inauguration sent worrying signs about how he he will use the massive power of his office.
After 28 years on screen, the controversial character of Apu is set to be written out of The Simpsons.
20th Century Fox
Writing Apu out of The Simpsons is a simplistic solution to the issue of diversity in media. Instead, we need to support programming created by people of colour.
Lone Sharks supporter Scott Morrison gives out Wallabies rugby jerseys to Pacific Islands leaders after the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Port Moresby. There will be fewer hand-outs in future.
AAP Image/Mick Tsikas
The strength of Australian aid is that it has been fully grant-based. Offering Pacific nations debt-based development financing instead is no way to win friends.