The prevalence of anxiety disorders in young women points to a crisis that needs serious attention.
Take off the kid gloves … playing boisterously with your children is good for their mental health, a new Macquarie University study suggests.
PODCAST: Professor Anand Deva talks about the world-first Breast Implant Check Clinic where his team is pioneering a new way of providing long term health care for women with implants.
Professor David Christian hopes his new book can encourage a global approach to solving the grave problems faced by planet Earth. And the founder of Microsoft is right behind him.
Health and Medicine
Australia has a once-in-a-generation chance to transform its health care if we spend some of the just-announced Medical Research Future Fund’s $240 million for Frontier Science on Artificial Intelligence (AI).
A diagnosis of motor neuron disease is a death sentence for 800 Australians every year. But there is reason for hope.
Macquarie’s ALERT clinic is bringing new hope to people with the lifetime condition of lymphoedema.
Science and Technology
Astronomy fans, save the dates - here are the top five celestial events you won't want to miss in the second half of this year, says Department of Physics and Astronomy Senior Scientific Officer, Adam Joyce.
The quest to understand how sharks perceive their world has led Macquarie researchers to develop a surfboard with lights that could save the lives of surfers and divers.
Arts and Society
It's normal to worry about how children will cope with a significant transition like going to boarding school - but its important to learn to manage your emotions to reduce stress for both you and your child.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that 201 years after her death on this day in 1817, readers are just as enchanted by the author's sparkling wit as ever.
As the internet becomes more sophisticated and deceptive, how do we work out what are ‘good’ websites?
Research shows the number of words toddlers hear daily from carers influences the way they learn to speak and ultimately their readiness for school.
Light pollution is doing more than obscuring our view of the universe: it could actually be bad for our health.
A discovery about the eyesight of sharks has led to a real-life application that could save lives.
Following nearly a decade of research, the discovery of a heat-tolerant protein in native rice is set to go live in field trials of genetically engineered wheat.
Despite targets that are unlikely to be met, it's not all bad news when it comes to the number of women on Australian boards, says Professor Anne Ross-Smith.
Dr Angela S. M. Irwin, from the Department of Security Studies and Criminology, explains.