One in four patients who stays overnight in hospital endures a complication.
The shipping industry can learn from oil spills – if it wants to.
If government and industry overhype autonomous vehicles, the public may expect too much, be disappointed and reject the new technology.
Cold water drowning kills many people every year. But can it also provide curative benefits? We asked an expert.
The benefits of walking are widely promoted, but most Australian communities still aren't walker-friendly. Young people, who rely heavily on walking to get around, are clear about what has to change.
Until late November, Bali's high economic dependence on tourism led its Tourism Board to dismiss the dangers of the Mount Agung volcano. This severely undermined the reputation of destination Bali..
In the last few years, significant resources have been devoted to changing attitudes towards domestic violence – so why aren’t the numbers going down?
Natural disasters expose people to toxic gases, bacterial illness and other serious dangers. How can people maximize their safety as they return home?
The first set of ethical rules on how self-driving cars should operate have been adopted by the German government.
Allowing young people to legally access marijuana will improve cannabis education and use-prevention, and hinder illegal activity.
Many African countries are sitting on vast and under-utilised oceanic territories that have the potential to unlock enormous economic value, if properly governed.
Flying cars have been the stuff of science fiction for years, and now companies are now starting to look at such options. But what will it take to get our cars off the ground?
The next financial crisis might be caused not by greed, but a human bias towards safety.
People will still be needed on factory floors, even as robots become more common. Future operators will have technical support and be super-strong, super-smart and constantly connected.
A network of EU experts helps monitor food safety, banking conduct and medicines. And no-one seems to have a plan for replacing them.
Car seats and their endless harnesses, straps and buckles feel like an engineering nightmare for parents. But they work.
You're four times as likely to have an accident while talking on the phone while driving – even hands free.
Older people in nursing homes or aged care facilities are often locked up "for their own safety", which new research says isn't usually needed.
The recent film Sully reveals just what pilots are facing in a disaster situation.
Air crash investigators will be piecing together the events leading up to the crash of a charter aircraft in Essendon this week.