How to boost the business of science for the benefit of us all

There has been some talk in recent weeks that Australia's much-vaunted "ideas boom" may be over before it's really begun. But the truth is Australian ideas were booming long before the Turnbull government coined the term ...

To uncover the secrets of exoplanets, try listening to them

From rainfall patterns to share price performance, the usual way to analyse any data that shows something changing over a period of time is to put it into a graphic. Making data visual usually makes it much easier to understand ...

Trump's chauvinism appeals to some voters more than others

Even after mounting evidence of Donald Trump's exploitative and demeaning treatment of women, his standing in the polls still hovers above 40%. On the face of it that's more than a little shocking – but less surprising ...

New metamaterial paves way for terahertz technologies

A research team led by UCLA electrical engineers has developed an artificial composite material to control of higher-frequency electromagnetic waves, such as those in the terahertz and far-infrared frequencies.

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