Fewer young people have the means to buy their first home, but is there a way to shortcut a failing system?
In George Eliot’s masterpiece of 19th century realism, characters are confronted with the limits of their individual capacities and visions.
New research suggests insects have pollinated flowers since the pollen-bearing blooms first evolved more than 140 million years ago.
The artificial intelligence boom means a multi-trillion dollar industry is coming into existence before our eyes. With great opportunity come great risks, as two important new Australian reports show.
Our largest cities are central to achieving sustainability in a time of climate change. The federal government has begun to act on the need for coherent urban policies.
An estimated 40 per cent of children leave primary school without being able to swim the length of an Olympic swimming pool.
Scientists have detected a 30 per cent slowdown of the deep ocean currents that form in Antarctica, with profound consequences for Earth’s climate, sea level and marine life.
Overall, women receive a smaller share of research funding – but it’s not due to how applications are weighed up. The problem starts with the workforce itself.
Human civilisation is headed for collapse. Collectively, we are pushing planet Earth beyond the limits of endurance. There has to be a better way. Now a new book makes the case for systemic change.
The research helps us understand how El Niño and La Niña will change as the world warms in the future.