New research suggests frequent social media may be harming teen girls' mental health.

Australian researchers need 3,000 stutterers for a study looking at genes that cause stuttering.

Japanese researchers are working on ways to select the gender of human offspring.

There are promising signs for a chlamydia vaccine after recent clinical trials.

Some local academics have refused a request by China to hand over their passport numbers and dates of birth.

Fish gun, salmon cannon, call it what you will, a video of fish being flung through a tube has captivated millions this week.

Queensland researchers have developed new tools to help manage seagrass survival.

An Australian app is helping farmers crowdsource water during India’s water crisis.

The latest IPCC report suggests mankind may have to change the way it eats.

Having medical students wear a ‘fat suit’ can help destigmatise obesity, German researchers say.

Australia is spending $3 billion on new weapons and body armour for special forces soldiers.

An Australian health expert says there are still some deliberate efforts being made to exclude women from leadership roles.

New research shows marine heatwaves are a much bigger threat to coral reefs than previously thought.

Experts say compulsory sports carnival participation could put children off exercise for life.

Thousands of university students have skipped classes to call for urgent action on climate change.

An international student at uni in Brisbane has received a warning from Chinese authorities.

There is probably life on the Moon, because mankind sent it there.

New research suggests global sea level rise has been occurring decades longer than previously thought.

Research shows phosphate mining is damaging coral reefs around Christmas Island.

July 2019 has replaced July 2016 as the hottest month on record.

Japanese electronics maker NEC Corp has demonstrated its new flying car.

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I am Tim Hall; a red-blooded, beer-drinking, Commodore-driving Australian male who has no interest in watching sports – at least, not the sports played by humans.

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