Cardiac drug could reduce breast cancer spread and mortality
A team of researchers from Monash University has discovered that a cardiac drug (carvedilol) could greatly reduce breast cancer progression, with those taking the drug at the time of diagnosis also much more likely to survive.
Timor-Leste: Political leadership, patriarchal relationships, and the paedophile priest
Xanana Gusmao’s recent visit to a disgraced priest in Timor-Leste proves patriarchal forces are still very much in play.
COVID shines a light on Australians’ fear of the ‘other’
The pandemic has brought into sharp relief the contradictory character of Australia, but schools provide great examples of how it’s possible to engage globally from local settings.
Getting smart: Seniors see the benefits of technology in the home
A new study highlights how a group of older Australians engaged with smart-home technologies to enhance their wellbeing and independence.
Can an independent oust Craig Kelly at the next election?
Independent political candidates have been rising up against some of Australia’s most conservative MPs, and winning. Could Craig Kelly's seat of Hughes be the next target?
Melbourne finally has a Crown royal commission — is this going to stop crime and gambling harm?
The commission has an ambitious timeline to report back by August. In the meantime, it will be fascinating to observe how Crown remakes itself.
Explainer: The news media bargaining code could backfire if small media outlets aren't protected
Most of the attention on the code has been on the larger media outlets. But the sustainability of small publishers is what should be of most concern.
The protein with the potential to rewire the alcohol-addicted brain
Researchers are delving into a protein with the potential to stop habitual drinking.