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.
Take off the kid gloves … playing boisterously with your children is good for their mental health, a new Macquarie University study suggests.
Approaching technology in the same way we look at nutrition is key to preventing screen use becoming an addiction, says leading psychologist and family researcher.
PODCAST: Professor Anand Deva talks about the new world-first Breast Implant Check Clinic where his team is pioneering a new way of providing long term health care for women with implants.
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.
Many sufferers are wasting their money on treatments that don't work, a new study shows.
Science and Technology
Science fiction is becoming reality as researchers move closer to creating the first synthetic complex life form.
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.
Medievalist Professor Louise D'Arcens - who researches how the Middle Ages continue to influence modern society and culture - reviews the STC's new production of St Joan.
But new laws and global co-operation mean offenders - including young people - can face stiff criminal penalties, as the arrest of three Dutch men has shown.
Research shows the number of words toddlers hear daily from carers influences the way they learn to speak and ultimately their readiness for school.
A discovery about the eyesight of sharks has led to a real-life application that could save lives.
New research shows that most Australian drivers think they can work out when it is safe to enter flood waters - as foolhardy Hobart drivers proved during last week's natural disaster.
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.
To mark the start of this week's Gender, Work and Organisation Conference in Sydney, Anne Ross-Smith says its not all bad news when it comes to the number of women on Australian boards.
Dr Angela S. M. Irwin, from the Department of Security Studies and Criminology, explains.