Australian Universities

The Y Chromosome Is Disappearing. Here's What That Means For Men

The Y chromosome may be a symbol of masculinity, but it is becoming increasingly clear that it is anything but strong and enduring.<p>Although it …

Molecular Biology

Expert: Sport should stay out of the heat to protect the spectacle

A Western Sydney University expert in sport physiology is available to comment on the impact of extreme heat on professional athletes.<p>Dr Ric Lovell, …

Physiology

Hero to Short Sellers Rose From Social Work to Steinhoff Win

A year before unleashing a damning report that detailed accounting irregularities at Steinhoff International Holdings NV, one of its authors faced a …

Corruption

'Modify facilities or move Australian Open': health and safety expert

<i>Video provided by AAP</i><p>The Australian Open shouldn't be held in January unless changes are made Melbourne Park to protect players and fans from the …

Tennis

The term 'LGBTI' confuses desire, behaviour and identity — and it's time we rethink it

The rise of sexually transmissible diseases made front-page news in The Age, which tried to make sense of the rise among "gay men" and "heterosexual …

LGBTQ

Study says the world's most vilified and dangerous animals may be humankind's best ally

An international review led by the University of Queensland and WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) says that many native carnivores that live in and …

Ecology

LIMS

Drag related link here.<p>Translatable Molecular Discoveries<p>Solving global problems at the interface of health and science.<p>About us<p>We have a proud …

Biology

Oil spill off China coast now the size of Paris

<b>(CNN) —</b> An oil spill from an Iranian oil tanker that sank in the East China Sea is now the size of Paris.<p>The slick covers an area of 101 square kilometers (39 square miles), after almost doubling in size from the start of the week, according to figures released Wednesday by the Chinese State …

East China Sea

4 spices to spice up your meals and their health benefits

<b>A spice a day may help keep the doctor at bay according to recent research. So add these to your personalised meal plan to help make food more</b> …

Herbs

Melbourne temperature close to forcing Australian Open players off court

<b>Rafael Nadal is among the voices calling for roofs to be closed amid ‘extreme’ temperatures affecting players at the Australian Open.</b><p>The world No. 1 …

Novak Djokovic

Researchers bust age-old supplements myth

Marcus Butler<p>18 January 2018: Taking vitamins or supplements to ward off cognitive decline in old age appears to be a waste of time and money …

Longevity

Revealed: Perth's home burglary hotspots for 2017

If you live in Gosnells, Thornlie and Morley, you should lock your doors and windows far more often.

Burglary

How China Could React to Australia's Tightened Japan Ties

Bates Gill, Macquarie University professor, discusses Australia's plan to strengthen defense ties with Japan. He speaks with Bloomberg's Haidi Lun on …

Business

A new study led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found that the building blocks of Buckingham Palace in London and many other iconic …

Australian National University

Toys-to-life games an opportunity to teach kids about digital security

The toys-to-life figurines that filled stockings this Christmas, such as Nintendo’s amiibo, are giving children mixed messages about digital …

Kids

Remembering Australia’s polio scourge

Share selection to:<p>Houses were fumigated, people quarantined, and entire families ostracised. Desperately worried parents resorted to hanging pungent …

University of Melbourne

Heatwaves are Australia's deadliest natural hazard and many of us are unprepared

Heatwaves are Australia's deadliest natural hazard, but a recent survey has found that many vulnerable people do not have plans to cope with extreme …

Climate Change

Australia, Japan eye closer military cooperation amid regional security threats

TOKYO - While the North Korean threat loomed large, a meeting by the prime ministers of Japan and Australia in Tokyo on Thursday (Jan 18) bore the …

North Korea

Turkey set to invade northern Syria to stop Kurd military

It has been a long time coming, but Turkey was never going to tolerate an independent Kurdish military on its border. As a result of the United …

Turkey

How To Change Your Body Shape With Exercise

For most of us, heading into a gym can lead to confusion about what exercises to do. If you want to change the shape of your body, can selecting …

Cardiovascular System

The difficulties of entering Canberra's expensive and competitive rental market

Hannah Page is one of hundreds of people flocking to Canberra looking for a place to live.

Real Estate

Under Donald Trump, the United States' global leadership rating has plunged to Russian levels

Trump's numbers were last seen in the final years of the Bush administration.<p>Trump has had frosty relations with the UK, Germany and China during his …

Donald Trump

Rise in preterm births linked to clinical intervention

<i>Thursday, 18 January 2018</i><p>Research at the University of Adelaide shows preterm births in South Australia have increased by 40% over 28 years and early …

Pregnancy

You don't need to cut out meat to have a more environmentally sustainable diet

Following our annual Christmas overindulgence, many of us have set ambitious goals for the year ahead.<p>But eating healthy shouldn't just mean cutting …

Sustainability

Changes at Toro Rosso

The word on the street around Bicester is that Scuderia Toro Rosso has axed its head of aerodynamics, Australian Brendan Gilhome. The logic behind …

Auto Racing

Scholarship to honour slain SA nurse

Student nurses have been urged to apply for a South Australian scholarship named in honour of Kirsty Boden, the "'angel of London Bridge" who died …

Jay Weatherill

Parts of Australia to pass 40C today as others brace for a hot weekend

Very hot and dry conditions have been forecast across the country today and over the weekend, fuelling warnings of extreme fire danger in some states.<p>…

Weather

Researchers warn of deadly parvovirus strain spreading in Australian dogs

Vets and dog owners are being warned that canine parvovirus – a contagious and often fatal disease – is spreading rapidly among Australian …

University of Queensland

Dentists trained to recognise the signs of domestic violence in their patients

Dentistry students at James Cook University are being trained to recognise and respond to signs of domestic violence in their patients through an …

Domestic Abuse

Miller looking forward to Saturday's AFLW test

Midfielder Hayley Miller said she is excited about Saturday night's AFLW pre-season game at TIO Stadium in Darwin, which gives Fremantle a chance to …

AFL