Opinion

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The meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore looks like a lost opportunity, writes James Cotton.

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Passionate Socceroos fans will be dreaming big about Australia winning the 2018 World Cup in Russia - but probability models reveal interesting data about the actual chances of a shock success.

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Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe has effectively ruled out an interest rate rise until wage growth tops 3%.

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When to send a child to school can be a tough decision, but all the evidence shows that 7 is the optimal age for starting formal education.

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To compensate for unmet social needs, people project lifelike qualities onto objects to feel connected. But this doesn’t fully meet people’s needs, so they collect more and more objects.

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An increase in condomless sex in pre-exposure prophylaxis users is predictable as preventing HIV is the key motivator for condom use among gay and bisexual men.

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As the NSW State Government moves to impose limits on apartment owners who continuously let on a short-term basis, one issue is that Airbnb isn't transparent about how many properties are truly 'shared' and how many are just part of a business.

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Same person or different person? Most people are extremely good at recognising faces of people they know well, but not so much strangers.

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News reports that 70% of women with breast cancer don't need chemotherapy need to be heeded with caution: it's a very specific (but substantial) subtype that was studied.

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We are often presented with surveys that claim to show how we all think on a certain subject. But what sample size is big enough to make the findings credible?

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