Opinion

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The new minister for science Arthur Sinodinos has some challenges ahead, but there is an opportunity to build on the foundations laid by his predcessors, writes Les Field.

video game movies

The vast majority of video game movie adaptions are commercial and critical failures. So with big budgets, dedicated fans and real talent involved, what's going wrong, asks Mark Humphery-Jenner.

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When does a reasonable concern about health tip over into illness anxiety, asks Jill Newby.

Putin

The prospect of foreign hackers interfering with democracy is not just an American story. It could happen in Australia too, and we need to guard against it, writes Greg Austin.

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There are strong reasons to think Susan Kiefel's era as chief justice of the High Court will be “business as usual", writes Andrew Lynch.

rollercoaster

Brexit and Trump pave the way for more financial market uncertainty, writes Richard Holden.

physical and mental health

It's time we saw past the mental illness in people living with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder to check their physical health too, write Simon Rosenbaum, Katherine Samaras and Scott Teasdale.

printing money

If it's so easy to fix a nation's economic ills by simply running the printing presses round the clock then why doesn't everyone do it, asks Richard Holden.

words

We humans are capable of vocalising many different words in a range of languages. But what is it that gives us a remakable and variable voice, asks Noel Hanna.

snoring

Snoring has been linked to serious health conditions such as obstructive sleep apnoea and cardiovascular disease, writes Jason Amatoury.

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