Could virtual reality lead to a more sustainable version of tourism and a safe way to “travel” during the pandemic? Read to learn more about the possibilities.
National parks are designated and protected by national governments for conservation purposes. Although the locations listed in the article are no longer national parks, their beauty and history make them worth a visit.
New research has discovered that dolphins share personality traits with humans despite evolving in a drastically different environment. Read about the interesting ways in which dolphins are similar to us.
A brother-and-sister team from the Whitesand First Nation, explore creatures from Indigenous oral histories in their horror-themed podcast. Read about their topics and approach.
Although the current pandemic has disrupted the way parents work, childcare duties still often fell to women.
Researchers have discovered that dogs display body awareness. Read on to learn more about how this brings dogs one step closer to self-awareness.
Read about the history of the thriving Harlem film scene from the Harlem Renaissance to the present day.
The balance between humans and nature is a precarious one, and for some time nature has been telling us we are doing something wrong. Read about how both human and environmental health is intertwined.
Read about the cutting-edge breakthrough scientists have made in making fear a thing of the past.
Is it better to acknowledge differences in gender or ignore those differences entirely? Read about the pros and cons of gender blindness, and how the ideal approach may be a delicate mix of both gender awareness and gender blindness.
Read this article to learn more about how to identify and fight against the perpetuation of toxic masculinity.
Though Venus flytraps do not have a brain, these carnivorous plants can count to five, differentiate between raindrops and prey, and store short-term memories.
What is citizen science? How can you advance scientific research while exploring your backyard or city? Read on to learn the answer to these questions and more.
An old and dilapidated house being reclaimed by greenery. Creaky floorboards and shifting walls that seem to groan. Intimidating exterior looming in the darkness. All possible elements of a “haunted house,” but what exactly do we find so scary? Read on to discover a psychologist’s take on the subject.
Through a series of experiments, scientists have determined that farming on Mars is more science fiction than science without significant alterations to Martian soil.
Read one author’s take on our “age of fear” and the rise of the zombie.
A former competitive chess player challenges the widely-held belief that men are innately better at chess than women.
Just like the California Gold Rush spurred people to flock to California in search of a fortune, Sailesh Ramakrishnan predicts that companies and investors will make a mad dash to the space sector.
What would you do if faced with the opportunity to email a tree? Would you write fan mail and love letters? For many Melburnian citizens, the answer is yes!
Measuring intelligence in animals is tricky business when every animal processes information differently. Read the article and click through the slideshow to learn how different species show their smarts.