Diagnostic device can help prevent strokes and heart attacks

A team of engineers and biochemists at The Australian National University (ANU) has invented and trialled a bio-optics diagnostic device that can reveal the formation of blood clots and help doctors to...

Dying elderly need comforting, not rescuing: study

Elderly people near the end of their lives are receiving hospital treatment that is too aggressive, a UNSW-led study has found. UNSW medical researchers are calling for restraint on the use of aggressive life...

Job security perceptions may be short sighted

 Data collected for The Australian National University (ANU) latest ANUpoll shows Australians are comfortable with their job security, even in light of automation and artificial intelligence. Professor...

Why Coles’ plastic bag backflip leaves us worse off than before

By Kim Borg, Monash University and Edwin Ip, Monash University One month after removing free lightweight plastic bags from checkouts, Australian supermarket giant Coles has decided to offer thicker reusable...

Shoppers return to bricks and mortar – but Aussie retailers missing out

Australian shoppers are flocking back to traditional bricks-and-mortar stores compared to online, but retailers are failing to capitalise on this resurgence, latest research from Monash University has found...

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