Survey reveals fault lines in views on climate change

Climate change is a hotly debated issue among many scientists, but a new study published by a University of Alberta researcher notes that geoscientists and engineers also become embroiled in the issue—and for some, it can ...

The census has got it wrong on languages

The widely reported census figures published yesterday by the Office of National Statistics supposedly gave us all a snapshot of what languages we speak and where we speak them. But the data is woefully inaccurate, says Professor ...

Many heterosexual college males say 'That's so gay,' but why?

(Phys.org)—"That's so gay" is a popular expression on campuses nationwide among heterosexual students, especially young men. But why do they say it? A new University of Michigan study sheds light on this question.

In perceiving climate change, feeling the heat counts

(Phys.org)—Human beings around the world are observing and accurately detecting changes in their local climates, according to a new study led by Yale University researchers. The finding provides the first global evidence ...

Trust in pollies concerns Australian voters

More than half of Australians think they have no say about what the government does nor any influence on politics, a new analysis from QUT shows.

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