How good are you at spotting a lie? We're lied to up to 100 times a day, yet research shows fewer than one in a 1000 people can reliably detect lies.
While its critics dismiss Transcendental Meditation as quasi-religious nonsense, its advocates insist it can enhance wellbeing.
In May 2007, the Mayor of London laid down a gauntlet: 60% cuts in carbon emissions by 2025 – that's 25 years ahead of the UK's national target – 25 years ahead of anywhere else in the world.
A smart new technological innovation is making Port Hedland an extra $240 million a year.
Imagine exploring our planet's last great frontier, diving into the inky mysteries of uncharted depths, finding treasures and strange new life forms.
Can we trust science to keep our water safe to drink? Drought, increasing populations and shifting rainfall patterns are placing ever greater demands on our water supplies.
Shopping. We all do it – but beyond basic food and shelter, why do we buy? Dr Jonica Newby travels to the US to meet the scientists investigating the power of the shopping instinct.
If you think work is getting more stressful, you're not imagining it. Since 1964, the average working week for white collar workers has gone up by 10 hours.
We meet an extraordinary young man who's highly gifted mathematically but really struggles with his people skills.
Whether we’re stretching our legs on a long walk or simply sitting down on a park bench, our muscles are involved in everything we do.
Demand for oil may soon outstrip supply and without alternatives all our energy will not be met. One way to offset demand is to drive electric cars.
Super-science projects like the CERN collider in Switzerland or NASA's launch facilities in America they're always overseas. But now Australia might have its first super-science project.
Is there such a thing as the male pregnancy? Dr Jonica Newby follows three dads-to-be, testing their hormones and their humour – as they make the transition to fatherhood.
We all know that exercise is good for us but Anja Taylor reveals just how effective it can be in treating diabetes, heart disease, depression and cancer.
Genetically Modified Food is a perplexing and hotly debated issue. Will it help to feed the increasing number of hungry mouths into the future?
If you're feeling sleep deprived because you've just had a baby, if you're a teenager whose always tired, if you're wound up by your frantic lifestyle and can't slow down at night, or if you're str
Have you noticed any weird weather round your place lately? And do you ever wonder if it's normal... or not?
In our throw away world a plastic bag outlives it's usefulness after around fifteen minutes. A plastic bottle might last a little longer, party balloons a whole occasion.
When you think about living dangerously - smoking, drinking and other risk taking behaviours may be the first things that come to mind.
Kids on Speed? is a hybrid of observational documentary, factual intervention and social experiment.