Opinion

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In birds, big brains aren’t associated with living in large social groups – instead, they’re linked to long stints of parental feeding.

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Three bills to go before parliament confirm the Albanese government is restoring the Commonwealth to a leadership role on housing issues. But there are still gaps in its approach.

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While statistics tell us the proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer who die is increasing, the reality is likely worse.

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An updated Cochrane Review suggests face masks don’t reduce the spread of COVID in the community. But there are several reasons why this conclusion is misleading.

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Google is one of a number of companies getting involved in AI music-generation.

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This constitutional reform process may be ‘unorthodox’, but it’s entirely appropriate.

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Your super is likely exposed to major nature-based risks. How big a risk? We don’t know - because to date, banks and super funds haven’t looked into it. But that’s likely to change.

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Activist short selling is certainly controversial. But it’s not necessarily illegal nor unethical.

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The cause of every death in Australia must be certified by a medical practitioner. If the cause of death is not clear, the death is reported to the state or territory coroner for investigation.

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The tiny radioactive source lost in Western Australia may never be found.

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