Many victims of school bullying suffer mental illness later in life. from shutterstock.com The Victorian state government was recently reported to be investigating whether it could make it easier for bullying victims to sue schools. This was prompted by the case of a 13-year-old boy who had to undergo surgery after being […]

Concentrations of antibiotics found in some of the world’s rivers exceed ‘safe’ levels. Credit: University of York Concentrations of antibiotics found in some of the world’s rivers exceed ‘safe’ levels by up to 300 times, the first ever global study has discovered. Researchers looked for 14 commonly used antibiotics in […]

GETTY IMAGES Scientists and government officials meet this week in Paris to finalise a key assessment on humanity’s relationship with nature. The Intergovernmental Panel for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, or IPBES, will issue the first report of this type since 2005. It will detail the past losses and future prospects for […]

Studies have shown that people perceive, select and evaluate shared experiences in a similar way to commercial offers. Shutterstock The scope and scale of the so-called “sharing economy” has increased exponentially over the past decade, to the point where it affects almost every aspect of our lives. Ride sharing has […]