Opinion

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It’s often claimed that reforming tenancy laws to better protect tenants will drive landlords out of the market, leading to fewer rental properties. A new study finds no evidence to support the claim.

 FTX fallout is expected to be widespread

FTX was the second largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world – today it has been named ‘a complete failure of corporate controls’. What happened? Associate Professor Mark Humphery-Jenner explains.

antigone kefafa

Antigone Kefala’s brilliant fiction, memoir and poetry is written in a new revived English. 

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The report synthesises the latest science about Australia’s climate – and paints a worrying picture.

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It’s important that citizen science projects engage volunteers from across society, including young people. A new Australian initiative is doing just that.

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Mike Davis’s radical urban history of LA was a trailblazing book that remains startlingly relevant to those of us who live in other supersizing cities in the early 21st century.

A wooden spoon in a sea of poppy seeds

While baked goods are likely to be safe, affected poppy seeds made into a tea can lead to seizures or cardiac arrests.

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Surgery is one option to treat endometriosis. Here’s what’s involved.

grey headed flying fox pteropus poliocephalus

Bats host many viruses dangerous to humans. But it’s only when their habitats are destroyed that we’re at risk.

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Stricter population controls in India could have disastrous consequences for women and minority communities.

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