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Melbourne City sign McGree on loan

McGree joins City on loan from Belgium's Club Brugge.<p>The 19-year-old went to Belgium in July last year after playing for A-League outfit Adelaide …

Soccer

Men's Testes Have a 'Microbiome.' Could It Affect Fertility?

Men's testes were once thought to be free of bacteria, but a small new study from Italy suggests that microorganisms may live naturally in this part …

Biology

Overinvolved ‘Helicopter Parenting’ Leaves Children Unable To Manage Emotions, Child Study Finds

New child psychology study finds that controlling parents may inhibit their child's ability to thrive later in life.<p>Children don’t come with …

Parenting

Dogs versus cats: Scientists reveal which one is smarter

A dog's bark is only a ruff means of communication. Instead, we should be looking at its wiggles and squirms.<p>Jumping up. Rolling over. Lifting paws.<p>It’s all doggie behavior that makes them so endearing.<p>But they’re actually trying to talk to us.<p>Researchers from the University of Salford, in …

Pets

As Carbon Dioxide Levels Rise, Major Crops Are Losing Nutrients

Plants need carbon dioxide to live, but its effects on them are complicated.<p>As the level of carbon dioxide in the air continues to rise because of human activity, scientists are trying to pin down how the plants we eat are being affected.<p>Mounting evidence suggests that many key plants lose …

Climate Change

Arzani has a big future, says 'surprised' Jakobsen

Arzani, 19, is already being linked with a move from Melbourne City to the Eredivisie after just 24 A-League appearances.<p>The talented winger …

Soccer

Book excerpt: When Lance met LeMond

New book tells the story of the first encounter between Lance Armstrong and Greg LeMond and how it led to acrimony between the two.Read the full …

Cycling

'Um, this is pretty cool': Arzani a refreshing face on world's biggest stage

He's the youngest player at this World Cup but more than anyone else in the Socceroos' Daniel Arzani represents the fans' take on the greatest show …

Soccer

Grandad leaves behind treasure trove of 80,000 records, believed to be Australia's biggest collection

What is thought to be Australia's biggest record collection is up for grabs.<p>The collection belonged to Gold Coast grandfather, Ken Perkins, who left …

Vinyl Records

Melbourne City sign Glasgow Rangers winger

A tip from Socceroo Aaron Mooy has helped City bolster its attacking stocks with the signing of Scottish forward Michael O'Halloran.

Bolton Wanderers FC

France’s Hernandez Cleared To Play Next Game Despite Sustaining 11 Separate Concussions

In what has been described as a miracle recovery, France’s Lucas Hernandez will line up against Peru next week despite suffering from 11 concussions …

Concussion

How therapy can reprogram the neurons that recall traumatic memories

Neuroscientists at Switzerland's EPFL have for the first time homed in directly on the specific cluster of neurons in the brain responsible for …

Neuroscience

The black hole ultimate solar system: a supermassive black hole, 9 stars and 550 planets

Black Holes

Van Marwijk backs Arzani to make World Cup impact | The World Game

Australia coach Bert van Marwijk is confident that Daniel Arzani is ready to make a difference at the World Cup despite being the youngest player at …

Soccer

Teleportation: will it ever be a possibility?

Star Trek has a lot to answer for. Not content to tease us with unreasonable expectations of phasers and warp drive, it also thrust into the popular imagination the idea of teleportation, in which we step into a giant scanner of some sort and instantaneously find ourselves somewhere else, mind, …

Quantum Physics

What you should know about riding out of the saddle

There’s something majestic about the sight of a road cyclist in full flight, out of the saddle, dancing their way up a mountain. And while we …

Heart Rates

Bourdain, Spade: questions remain, but this much is certain

If suicide was an infectious disease, billions would be spent on research.

Mental Health

Is the Global Economy Just a Giant Debt Scam? Here's What the Financial Elite Doesn’t Want You to Know

Leftist academic Yanis Varoufakis saw power up close. He says capitalism is dead, democracy is crumbling and we’re ruled by debtWhy is the world the …

Europe

Dying refugee on Nauru barred from coming to Australia for palliative care

A dying Afghan refugee held on Nauru will not be allowed to come to Australia for palliative care.<p>The Australian Border Force has told 63-year-old Ali*, who is suffering advanced lung cancer, he is deemed to have “refused treatment” because he declined to be moved to Taiwan to die.<p>He told the ABF …

Australia

A Disturbing Death in Outer Space

A look at how the vacuum of space will kill you<p>Only three people have ever died in space. The crew of the Soyuz 11 consisted of three men who had …

Space Exploration

'Blood and money': The story of the Koch brothers

<b>Business has made the Koch brothers two of America's richest men, but it is how they have used their wealth - to push for small government and a free economy - that has made them famous and controversial.</b><p>For a pair often portrayed as reclusive, Charles and younger brother David have in recent years …

Middle-class

Dark Mofo: Mona founder unperturbed by controversy over inverted crosses

The Mona founder David Walsh has shrugged his shoulders at the controversy stirred up, in entirely predictable fashion, by the erection of enormous, neon red inverted crucifixes on Hobart’s waterfront as part of Mona’s midwinter music and arts festival, Dark Mofo.<p>Walsh responded to the assertion …

Art Galleries

From Eggslut to Tim Ho Wan: The world's 10 meals that are (and aren't) worth queuing for

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Hong Kong

We’ve come a long way in just two years

In the past few month, the finishing touches have been put on an “Electric Highway” — a three-year project which means there is now a charger near …

Electric Vehicles

'You mad Millennial bastard': road rage and our 'hostility epidemic'

The number of aggressive drivers ready to arc up and fight on our streets is seemingly on the rise – but what’s causing this development?

Road Rage

Here's Why Most of Us Stop Discovering New Music After 30, According to Science

Just embrace it.<p>It's a simple fact of life that older people reminisce about the glory days. You might believe you'll stay young and free-spirited …

New Music

The Tipping Point When Minority Views Take Over

A new study says that small groups can overturn established norms if they reach a critical mass of 25 percent.<p>In the 1970s, the business professor Rosabeth Kanter published an influential account of an American company that had recently recruited women to its sales team. The quality of those …

University of California

Schadenfreude-a-plenty as far-right leader's clothes nicked at swim

Far-right politician, Alexander Gauland was swimming in a lake near his house one evening recently, when a man on the shore grabbed his clothes.

Angela Merkel

10 weird and wonderful derailleurs – and how they changed cycling

If your bike has gears, the chances are it also has derailleurs. These mechanical marvels which move the chain when you move up or down a gear may be a small part of the bicycle, but the myriad designs reveal a lot about the history of cycling. Over the nearly 40 years I’ve spent working in bike …

Royal Family

The The review – long-awaited return reopens brilliant teenage diaries

Most returning artists are allergic to the notion that they are making a comeback, preferring to parrot the line that they have never really been away. Such reticence does not remotely affect Matt Johnson and the The, who have named their current UK and US tour the Comeback Special. Then again, it …

Soundtracks