Mysteries of dyslexia in children unravelled
Jobs for rural Australia in synthetic biology revolution
Bee brains pave the way for advancements in AI
Review: The Merchant of Venice at Sydney's pop-up Globe Theatre

Groundlings may be fair game for exuberant banter from actors on stage but this new take on Shakespeare's story also gives us the chance to reflect on prejudice in modern-day Australia, writes English Professor Louise D'Arcens.

How social media threatens our health

Misinformation about health can go viral on social media, yet more than half the posts on Facebook immunisation pages are inaccurate.

The gender revolution of Generation Z

'He' or 'she' are just two of the options to express gender for a new generation discarding the idea that people are either male or female.

Mediocre bank managers, it's time to go

The banking industry has had an easy run, now it needs to be forced to adopt business excellence practices, say MGSM experts Vik Kortian and Norma Harrison.

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Health and Medicine

How social media threatens our health

Misinformation about health can go viral on social media, yet more than half the posts on Facebook immunisation pages are inaccurate.

New lymphoedema treatments help cancer survivors

Macquarie’s ALERT clinic is bringing new hope to people with the lifetime condition of lymphoedema.

Hospital is harmful for one in ten patients

If you are admitted to an Australian hospital, your chance of being harmed while you are helped is about 10 per cent.

Science and Technology

How baker's yeast made in a lab is set to change the world

Science fiction is becoming reality as researchers move closer to creating the first synthetic complex life form.

What is a quantum computer?

Associate Professor Gavin Brennen,  of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems, explains.

Arts and Society

How parents can help children learn

Is there a right or wrong way to teach children?

How to tell if you R OK?

When does the stress of normal life or sadness cross the line into something more serious and how do you know when to get professional help?

Shakespeare's English? Five ways you're speaking it daily

The Bard invented phrases we use to the point of cliche. With the pop-up Globe Theatre's Sydney season under way, English Professor Louise D'Arcens revisits the origins of some of his finest coinings.

When trust is broken

The acrimony between former PM Malcolm Turnbull and senior Liberal figures is a classic example of how relationships rarely survive betrayal, whether they're personal, in business or political.

The Environment

Sydney's biggest green roof welcomes researchers and community gardeners

Through a partnership with Macquarie, a 1920s coal depot has been transformed into a community garden, science lab and outdoor classroom, with more plans afoot.

How minerals will help shift Australia to renewable energy

Macquarie researchers are building a model of the lithosphere beneath the Australian continent to find the critical minerals and metals we need to shift to renewable energy and to drive technology like smartphones and computers.

Wetsuits that hide humans from sharks

A discovery about the eyesight of sharks has led to a real-life application that could save lives.

The Economy

Future of work is about humans, not robots

#meToo and #OscarsSoWhite have shown that resolving workplace tensions over diversity and power will become even more critical than technology in tomorrow’s workplace.

Mediocre bank managers, it's time to go

The banking industry has had an easy run, now it needs to be forced to adopt business excellence practices, say MGSM experts Vik Kortian and Norma Harrison.

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