Why Nordic countries top the happiness league
It is no coincidence that Nordic countries topped the ratings in the Happiness Report 2017 – they explicitly invest in and promote equality.
The physics that stops a bullet also makes your car more fuel efficient
Knowing the physics of resistance helps engineers design faster cars and bikes, and explains why Todd Sampson survives being shot underwater in Life on the Line
Lest we forget: Storing precious memories
Victorian families wanting help preserving wartime memorabilia from relatives who have served in the armed forces will have access to an expert roadshow in 2017
The creeping influence of lobbyists in Washington
Draining the 'Washington swamp' of lobbyists was one of Donald Trump's core campaign pledges but since taking office he has increased their access and influence
Russia’s meddling in the French elections: How and why?
Vladimir Putin's potential influence over elections in Western Europe are part of his goal to weaken NATO and return Russia to Superpower status.
Why don’t humans have tails?
Here's why humans lost their tails in the great evolutionary journey, even though animals have a wide variety of uses for them.
New test to improve blood cancer treatment
A new test that measures the blood cancer DNA in patients' bloodstream is set to replace bone marrow and lymph node biopsies, and offer more effective treatment
Save our soils: Why dirt matters
Soil health is vital for human nutrition and the environment, but we manage it poorly; around two thirds of Australian agricultural land has unhealthy soil.
Family violence: Ending the hidden crime
Family violence has many causes including societal attitudes towards women and many possible solutions, including attitudinal change programs and legal changes.
Lessons to learn from the International Baccalaureate
The International Baccalaureate, a global alternative to standard secondary schooling, is gaining ground. State education authorities can learn from its merits.