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How high will unemployment go? During the Great Depression, 1 in 4 Americans were...

How high will unemployment go? During the Great Depression, 1 in 4 Americans were out of work The U.S. unemployment rate climbed from a half-century...

Scientists find new way to explain why economic downturns regularly occur

A professor at Duke University says that the way spilled milk spreads across the floor can explain why economic downturns regularly occur. In a paper...

Four reasons Netflix should expand into video games

It’s been a rocky period for Netflix. As the streaming market becomes increasingly saturated and growth slows, the company must find other viable ways to...

Washington’s recession-fighting toolbox is nearly empty as US economy braces for possible coronavirus outbreak

Investors, policymakers, businesses and the general public are increasingly concerned the coronavirus’ rapid spread will lead to a recession. While this outcome is hard for...

Bilingualism may help protect against dementia

In a new study, researchers found that bilingualism acts as a cognitive reserve factor against dementia. They found although sick bilinguals show greater brain atrophy,...

Coronavirus is a breeding ground for conspiracy theories – here’s why that’s a serious...

The novel coronavirus continues to spread around the world, with new cases being reported all the time. Spreading just as fast, it seems, are conspiracy...

Disney teams up with Secret Cinema – watching movies will never be the same...

Disney’s recent deal with the immersive experience company Secret Cinema signals a new era for the cinema industry. New film titles from the Disney portfolio...

Insulin is being sold illegally on Craigslist at lower price, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found that lifesaving insulin is frequently being sold on Craigslist for a fraction of its list price. The findings show...

Why Australians fell out of love with Holdens

The jingle used to tell us we loved “football, meat pies, kangaroos and Holden cars”. These days we love Japanese utes and small Toyotas, Hyundais...

Why your zodiac sign is probably wrong

I was born a Capricorn (please don’t judge me), but the Sun was in the middle of Sagittarius when I was born. As a professor...

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For older people and those with chronic health conditions, staying active at home is...

Fitbit recently released data showing a global decrease in physical activity levels among users of its activity trackers compared to the same time last...

Successful MERS vaccine may hold promise for COVID-19 vaccine

In a new study, researchers have developed a vaccine that fully protects mice against a lethal dose of MERS, a close cousin of the...

Coronavirus: How to sleep better during the lockdown

We are all facing restrictions in a bid to minimise the transmission rate and impact of COVID-19, but there is no denying that life...

Scientists predict new state of matter

Three scientists from the University of Chicago have run the numbers, and they believe there may be a way to make a material that...

Something is lurking in the heart of quasar 3C 279

One year ago, the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration published the first image of a black hole in the nearby radio galaxy M 87. Now...

Long nap and sleep could mean higher stroke risk

A recent study from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology found that people who take long naps during the day or sleep 9...