Vitalities Lab

Young worried woman looking out the window

COVID-19 is a global pandemic. So why do we still feel ashamed by catching the virus?

The Mitchells vs The Machines

Fictional screen robots have long represented our fear of technology. A new animated family film combines this trepidation with many parents' fear of losing offline connection with their kids.

Female protestor writing 'I cant breathe' on fellow protestor's face mask

Sometimes the simplest objects can tell the most powerful stories.

Bride wearing a face mask

A year ago, face masks were a rarity in Australia. But social researchers say there is evidence of a growing acceptance of this simple object.