The uptake of electric vehicles in Australia has been slow, with a lack of government incentives being blamed. But the number of charging stations available is about to increase thanks to Monash University and some local councils. SYBILLA GROSS reports.
Detailed performance data on AFL players is being widely released to the public for the first time, collected from Catapult Sports’ player-tracking devices. LAURENCE ROSEN reports.
Minor tranquillisers such as Diazepam and Temazepam are dangerous and should be monitored as strictly as the most highly addictive painkillers, experts say. As Victoria and WA move towards stricter controls on some prescription drugs, WADE ZAGLAS looks at the case for broader controls.
Science and art converge spectacularly in LightTime, a new exhibition at Scienceworks. DAVID McALPINE reports on an immersive project inspired by the science behind light, sound and perception, crafted by 11 of Australia’s most cutting-edge artists.
Medications are finding their way into our waterways, and Monash University researchers have discovered one antidepressant is having a profound impact on fish. DAVID McALPINE reports.
Art and science collide at Melbourne Museum’s latest international touring exhibition – Bug Lab: Little Bugs, Super Powers, which opened today. DAVID McALPINE looks at the magic that results when Hollywood and an innovative museum collaborate.
Cultural differences between East and West may be exacerbating mental health problems among young Asians in Melbourne. DAMIEN NGUYEN reports on an issue many feel needs more understanding and discussion.
Exams are just around the corner, and a Monash University exam policy change may cause more stress for those who don’t need it. ELLIANA SALTALAMACCHIA reports.
An important study is looking at the role Vitamin D might play in averting or dealing with diabetes. RISHABH CHAKRAVORTY reports.
Drones are becoming more sophisticated and more practical. RISHABH CHAKRAVORTY has had a look at how they need to be regulated to ensure mayhem doesn’t eventuate out of this increasingly popular pastime.