Hearing health crisis among Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders
The high prevalence of ear disease among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders is linked with poor education and social problems, writes Professor Cath McMahon, who is dedicated to transforming hearing health in indigenous communities.
Tired and distracted doctors make more errors, study shows
Next time you rush to the emergency department, cross your fingers that the doctor who examines you doesn’t get interrupted often and has had a good night’s sleep. New research shows this could mean your doctor makes fewer errors.
Facebook and Instagram won't change voters' minds
It's cheaper than advertising and works well for fundraising, but political scientist Dr Glenn Kefford says digital campaigning will have little effect on how people vote on May 18.
Do you know BTS? How K-pop superstars reveal Aussie love affair with Korean culture
In 24 hours their new single became the most viewed music video in history, watched 78 million times - providing a glimpse into a raging Australian devotion to Korean TV, fashion, food and even the language, explains Asian Studies expert Tom
Win or die: who gets the chop in the new season of Game of Thrones?
Winter is coming – and Macquarie University researchers have used survival analysis techniques to predict which Game of Thrones characters are most likely to come out alive from the upcoming drama.
Do mobile phones affect your sleep?
Probably. And your late-night scrolling might be inhibiting your ability to learn as well. Psychologist Dr Wayne Warburton explains.
Hope for brain tumour patients thanks to world-first research
Macquarie University scientists are part of a promising international research project which has developed a better way to treat certain kinds of fatal brain tumours.
Are left-handed people really more creative?
Nic Badcock, Senior Researcher in the Department of Cognitive Science, and Marietta Papadatou-Pastou, Lecturer in Neuropsychology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, explain.
The Budget: this year's winners and losers
Back in the black? Associate Professor Ben Spies-Butcher makes sense of last night's top three Budget features which he says amount to a thinly-veiled election announcement.
What goes on in the private lives of sharks
Sharks are very smart, they learn quickly and they have feelings, says leading biological scientist Professor Culum Brown.
A disorderly divorce: why a reversal of Brexit could be the best outcome
While chaos and confusion reign in the UK Parliament, Brexit − Britain’s proposed split from the European Union − has already taken its toll on the UK economy.
What is a low-carbon economy?
Professor Martina Linnenluecke, head of Macquarie Business School's Centre for Corporate Sustainability and Environmental Finance, explains.