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Will technology take your job? New analysis says more of us are safer than we thought, but not all

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We all want to know how many jobs will be threatened by the rise of robots and technology. You might feel vulnerable if your job is one that could be affected.


Originally published in The Conversation.

Curious Kids: Do worms have tongues?

Worms do have something in their mouth that they can poke out, like a tongue.


Originally published in The Conversation.

Oral testimony of an Aboriginal massacre now supported by scientific evidence

A cross was erected during the 1996 remembering ceremony of the Sturt Creek massacre. Pam Smith, Author provided

For almost 100 years, the Aboriginal people of the Kutjungka Region in southeast Kimberley, Western Australia, have reported throu


Originally published in The Conversation.

Eight reasons not to be spooked by spiders this Halloween

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Spiders are a traditional part of a Halloween scare and for some people they have been a source of fear for years.


Originally published in The Conversation.

What should governments be doing about the rise of Artificial Intelligence?

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There is little doubt that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming almost every facet of human life.


Originally published in The Conversation.

An AI professor explains: three concerns about granting citizenship to robot Sophia

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I was surprised to hear that a robot named Sophia was g


Originally published in The Conversation.

Why we're building a climate change game for 12-year-olds

By the age of 16, most teenagers have already made up their mind about climate change.


Originally published in The Conversation.

Not just available, but also useful: we must keep pushing to improve open access to research

There is a huge appetite for science and other research - so why aren't more academic publications truly 'open access'?


Originally published in The Conversation.

Don't use technology as a bargaining chip with your kids

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Do you take away your teenager’s phone to manage their behaviour?


Originally published in The Conversation.

South Korea's public broadcasters are in an impossible political position

Compared with their counterparts in other democratic countries, South Korea’s national public broadcasters are politically vulnerable.

Tied to whichever government is in power, they are saddled with a compromised board system and limited options for editorial independence across TV, radio and online content.


Originally published in The Conversation.