Peter Wills This state should be a global medical research leader, but is not fulfilling its potential. We win less than our natural share of competitive domestic grants, patents or publications given the size...
Adam Dunn and Enrico Coiera
Adam Dunn and Enrico Coiera Countless lives could be saved if clinical trials went 'open source'.
Anson Cameron For a fully fledged country to launch an ape and regard it as cool, well, they're late to the game.
Michael McNamara Who might you think was judged to be Australia's most successful exhibitor at the highly prestigious Sydney Royal Cheese and Dairy Show, announced on Friday?
Kasey Edwards If you didn't know who Hilary Mantel was before now, all you need to know is that she's a big, fat, barren, feminist turncoat.
Martin McKenzie-Murray It was not until the Berlin Wall fell in 1989 that the world began to grasp the diabolical scale of repression in East Germany.
About eight months ago, I left a job that I liked at a company I loved, which had been the mainstay of my working life for a decade.
Matt Wade I HOPE you're making the most of the ''weekend effect''. People tend to have significantly more happiness, enjoyment, and laughter - and much less worry, sadness, and anger - on Saturdays and Sundays...
Chris Berg A proposed eating plan is far removed from the reality of the food we put on our plate.
Alan Stokes Please don't tell anyone, but I feel for Ben Barba and Canterbury Bulldogs supporters.
Mark Stevenson One of the Carlton greats, Greg Williams, has memory loss. He won't be alone.
Richard Ackland The genetic disposition of human beings is today's frontier of science, money and disease control.
Germaine Greer Even common morning sickness is no joke, especially if you're trying to hold down a job.
Julia Baird Illustration: Simon Bosch
Julia Baird Gosh, it's hard to get men to do what you want them to do sometimes, isn't it? So hard. Happily, 77-year-old British television presenter and cook Mary Berry has some helpful ideas, reminiscent of...
Bettina Arndt Do hairy dishwasher hands not do it for women? The price of being a domestic god.
Ray Connolly Own up: which do you prefer, a traditional book or an electronic reading device? Until very recently, that probably depended largely on how old you are.
Lindy Edwards At the weekend, the Gillard government moved on one of the greatest challenges facing Australian families.
Lucas Walsh Last week we saw another high-profile incident of racism, this time involving ABC journalist Jeremy Fernandez, who allegedly received a tirade of defamatory and racist abuse from a Caucasian woman...
Bruce Neal A woman dies from a 10-litre a day Coke habit. Children's clothing sports advertisements for Jim Beam bourbon.