Science communication has to start with values – and most of the time it does.
Despite demands for an urgent ‘reservation’ and ‘national interest test’ over new WHO regulations, New Zealand’s sovereignty is not at risk from international agreements or treaties.
The government seeks to end the year with a series of new announcements, but the ongoing crisis with the high court decision overshadows the government’s work.
Australian-grown coffees have very high scores, similar to other international varieties from Brazil, Columbia or Ethiopia.
Examining the DNA of the takahē has upended long-held beliefs about how the flightless bird ended up on the southwestern tip of New Zealand. This new knowledge can help future conservation efforts.
Australia is planning for a very hot summer, which will have far-reaching consequences for many people. It’s time governments took this more seriously and, importantly, took action.
Sixty years ago, philosopher Hannah Arendt argued an interplanetary perspective may be bad news for humanity as we know it.
Most Australians want to age at home, where they can remain connected to their communities and neighbourhoods. But what happens if you’re renting?
The feasibility of mind uploading rests on three core assumptions. How plausible is each one, really?
The Public Finance Act is designed to prevent shocks and ‘fiscal cliffs’. And it is unlikely any problems faced by Nicola Willis will match the scale of those that dogged previous governments.
Applying the logic of JobKeeper to create a HomeKeeper program could save a lot of working-class mortgagees from losing their homes.
New preventative detention legislation will be brought into the Senate as an amendment. The changes will allow the preventative detention of those who are considered a terrorist risk.
Chris Bowen, Minister for Climate Change and Energy, next week heads to COP28 in Dubai, leading the Australian delegation. He joins the podcast to talk about the meeting, which he hopes will be easier than last year's was.
Sapolsky summarises the latest scientific research relevant to determinism: the idea that we’re causally ‘determined’ to act as we do and couldn’t possibly act any other way.
Social media platforms are abandoning news – which is bad news for traditional media organisations that have come to rely on them for consumers.
How, when and where did modern humans evolve? Nobody has all the answers, but studying rock and dirt can put the debate on firmer footing.