Opinion

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Humans are poor at remaining vigilant over time. That's bad news for the safety of partially automated cars, which sometimes need the person behind the wheel to quickly take over control.

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The New South Wales government has turned its back on plans to create sanctuary zones covering 2.4% of waters around Sydney, despite evidence that these 'no-take' areas are crucial for protecting fish.

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The debate ought to be about whether we should have spent big. It was good that we did. But we need to "reload" and get the financial system under control.

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With so many different types out there, it's hard to know what sleep medications are safe to use. Here's a guide.

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Amid concerns about their quality of care, aged care providers are getting bigger or getting out.
 

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Discover which one of the three major influences holds the master key to body weight regulation.

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New research shows children growing up in the most disadvantaged suburbs also lack the social opportunities to develop skills that would improve their prospects in life.

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The prosecution wants a closed trial, while the defence wants to keep secret only what's necessary to protect Australia’s national security.

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An independent system that properly addresses police wrongdoing could go a long way towards restoring community confidence.

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Doctors tend to overestimate how good their treatments are and underestimate the harms that come from them. But many studies have shown knee arthroscopy to be no more effective than fake surgery.

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