Sydneysider Marnie Ogg is one of the few people around the world we trust to protect the night sky. How did she get this title, and what does she do? Read on, stars…
Our government might not believe it is a problem, but the findings of the Fourth National Climate Assessment clearly illustrates why we need to act now on climate change.
Laughter is often called the best medicine. But take our word for it: not every hilarious prescription is created equal.
All hail the coffee nap: biology’s way of telling you it’s okay to be a lazy caffeine junkie.
According to an expansive new study, when the temperature rises, so does our propensity to commit crime.
…and other things you didn’t know you needed to know.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is an easy victim for our criticism. However, CO2 has existed for billions of years, and it serves an important function.
Despite information being freely available, many of us still choose to believe nonsense over objective fact. Carl Sagan had a solid methodology of calling BS. Maybe we should use it.
In a rather bold move, scientists in the arctic circle are looking to bring back a species that we pushed to extinction.
The question of coffee is always a ‘when’ as opposed to an ‘if’. But when is the best time to give into our cocoa lover?
The weed killer Roundup has re-entered the discussion, renewing fears of cancer. However, the studies indicate the opposite.
Massive news! Researchers from the University of Chicago were able to negate the effects of cocaine through the application of gene-editing and skin grafts.
The darkest neon corners of your suburb might soon be populated by AI controlled robo-strippers. Why? Because progress, that’s why.
In an effort to understand obesity on a grand scale, AI is now being trained to analyse the urban factors via imagery on Google Maps.
I don’t want to sound alarmist, but the desk you work on is closer to a toilet. It’s nothing personal, it’s science.
Is there life on Mars? Dunno. But there’s certainly water on it, and this time we really should get excited.
It’s long been used as an excuse, but waking up on the wrong side of the bed is a real thing. It seems that having a bad day is actually all our fault.
While it’s been a big week in world sport, we should recognise the familiar violence that is taken out in its name.
The nerve agent Novichok has returned to the general consciousness, but what exactly is it? How is it treated, and what does it do to our bodies?
Ever wonder why we can’t have nice things? Well, the reason lies inside our heads. Thanks, brain.
The world has been fixated on the flux capacitor since Back to the Future hit our screens. So, it’s we actually made one. Great Scott!