The rich and the poor can't live separately without affecting one another. But with the Australian economy slowing, will our government take heed?
Have women evolved to conceal ovulation?
Victoria’s ban on smoking in prisons has had some teething issues, but there’s strong evidence to suggest the move is doing the right thing by inmates, staff and...
Things that fit into rice cakes' nooks and crannies: peanut butter, Vegemite, and arsenic.
If you succumb to the tyranny of the urgent, you can find yourself going days, or even weeks, without touching the important stuff.
Colouring is now a normal adult activity.
The beauty of building children into leaders is that it’s the little things we do every day that mold them into the people they’ll become, writes Travis Bradberry.
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Given that we have the means to distinguish between happiness and contentment, we can examine how they differ and, in so doing, identify an alternative to the...
Senator David Leyonhjelm has said he is not taking sides in the debate, saying only that anthropologists disagree.
How can doctors, drug companies, and governments prevent a future where people die of minor infections?
The debate over gay marriage frequently turns to concerns about the emotional well-being of children raised by same-sex parents, but science tells us the fears...
Absent the political will to prevent it, the least we can do is to start planning for it.
The goal is to create the first high-resolution map of where all the plastic floats in the Pacific Ocean, a fundamental step toward cleaning it up.

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