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19 Aug 2022
Smartphones might actually be improving your memory
A new study suggests that digital (phone) technology might be improving our memories.
29 Jun 2022
Colorful urban environments, even in virtual reality, can help city-dwellers’ wellbeing
According to a new study, introducing bright and green colours into our cities can make people happier and calmer—this also applies to virtual cities, cities that only exist online.
21 Jun 2022
Deadly skin cancers to rise in Australia in 'tsunami' of cases amid shortage of GPs trained in diagnosis and treatment
Melanoma cases are projected to increase by about 50 per cent in the next 20 years worldwide; while at the same time, Australia is facing a skills shortage of doctors trained to diagnose and treat skin cancer.
14 May 2022
Warren Buffett: Give Your Money to ‘Monkeys Throwing Darts,’ Not Financial Advisers
Billionaire businessman Warren Buffett recently gave his legendary annual address to shareholders—where he stated that his preferred financial strategy was to buy a variety of stocks and hold on to them.
19 May 2022
How do you spot a scam? Listen to how someone tells you to pay
This article highlights the importance of financial awareness—including scam awareness—and shares insights on building and maintaining healthy financial habits.
16 Apr 2022
SUVs, Trucks More Prone to Hitting Pedestrians
A new report has found that larger vehicles are much more likely than cars to hit and kill pedestrians, suggesting that car drivers might better see pedestrians than drivers of larger vehicles.
21 Apr 0022
Bionic eye that mimics how pupils respond to light may improve vision
A Chinese research team has developed a nanometre thick fibre that, when exposed to light, can send nerve-like signals to an artificial eye that can then respond to varying light levels—this could eventually lead to an artificial eye that can perform like a natural eye.
10 Mar 2022
Australia’s East Coast reels from worst floods in living memory
A “rain bomb” damaged more than 17,000 homes and killed 10 people, wreaking havoc in Sydney, Brisbane, Lismore and the North Coast NSW.
8 Feb 2022
People actually are happier when they make more money: Wharton study
Everyone’s heard that ‘money can’t buy happiness (although some of us are cynical about that); however, a new study from the University of Pennsylvania has shown that people’s well-being rises with the amount of money they make.
8 Jul 2020
Fostering Empathy in the Workplace
Mental health organisation R U O K speaks with empathy expert Mr Daniel Murray about exactly what empathy is and why it’s a vital tool for leaders in today’s workplace.