Ovarian cancer is much rarer than breast cancer. So those of us who work in the field actually hope there’s no 'Jolie effect' in this instance because it’s likely...
Angelina Jolie, in publicly airing the details of a surgery that forced her into early menopause, is taking an activist approach to oversharing.
Ever wondered why stepping on Lego hurts so much, when children can go unphased? Here's the answer.
The federal government has pledged $30 million over three years in the Indo-Pacific region for research on the growing threat of drug resistant tuberculosis and...
Experts have warned that a particularly bad strain of flu that hit the northern hemisphere could be coming to Australia.
Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.
Primary schools across the Australia have begun teaching students how to computer code.
You might want to think twice before piling up on birthday gifts for the young one this year.
An international scientific team that includes Australians believes it could be on the verge of a breakthrough in development of an Ebola vaccine.
A new independent statutory office for enhancing online safety for children looks set to be introduced soon.
Scientists at a British museum have worked out the living weight of one of its most prized dinosaurs, a stegosaurus.
A piece of jawbone with teeth attached, uncovered in Ethiopia, is the earliest known fossil of the genus Homo, to which humans belong, researchers say.
Is your penis normal? For everyone who has ever wondered, UK researchers have found an answer to average penis size after analysing 20 studies of more than 15,500...
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SBS’s point of difference is our ability to make programs which speak to diversity, and we carry this responsibility without being a challenge to the commercial...