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New research suggests it’s all about the bass
When we listen to music, we often tap our feet or bob our head along to the beat – but why do we do it? New research led by the MARCS Institute suggests the reason could be related to the way our brain processes low-frequency sounds.
WSU research uses rugby league to tackle men’s health
Western Sydney University’s Active Breed partnership with the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and South Western Sydney Primary Health Network has seen a new men’s health program trialled in the community.
Refugees are integrating just fine in regional Australia
As the Australian population surpassed the 25 million mark last week, another immigration debate emerged over the burden newcomers are placing on Melbourne and Sydney in terms of congestion and rising home prices.
The US plan for a Space Force risks escalating a ‘space arms race’
United States Vice President Mike Pence has confirmed overnight plans to create a “Space Force” as the sixth branch of the US military.
The Gay Games are still relevant. Here’s why
The largest international LGBT+ sporting event, the Gay Games, is taking place in Paris this week, with over 10,000 athletes from 91 countries competing in 32 sports.
Why young women say no to rural Australia
When it comes to migration trends, young people aged 15-24 are among the most itinerant in Australia. According to the 2016 census statistics, slightly more than half (50.5%) of people in this age bracket changed their residence in the five-year period from 2011-2016.