COVID will likely shift from pandemic to endemic — but what does that mean?

By Lara Herrero, Griffith University and Eugene Madzokere, Griffith University Most people are wondering when and how the COVID...

Earthquakes don’t kill people; buildings do. And those lovely decorative bits are the first to fall

By Ann L Brower, University of Canterbury News of Melbourne’s earthquake on 22 September 2021 made my left leg...

Melbourne earthquake: what exactly happened, and what’s the best way to stay safe from aftershocks?

By Mark Quigley, The University of Melbourne A magnitude 5.8 earthquake has struck about 115 kilometres east of Melbourne...

Why does my internet connection feel slow and jumpy, even when my internet speed is high?

By Vijay Sivaraman, UNSW Of the 8.2 million homes and businesses active on Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN) in...

Vaccine passports are coming. But are they ethical?

By Julian Savulescu, University of Oxford The main way to control the pandemic, as we have all painfully found...