Sam Altman has returned as CEO of OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT, days after being fired by the board.
A new report has warned there could be more drug-resistant infections caused by the overuse of antibiotics, according to health experts.
Why is bulk billing harder to find? Pressures in the public health system have been exposed in a new report.
Last year, the Australian Government legislated to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by 2050.
A clinic offering ketamine treatment for depression has opened in Victoria this month.
A Nobel prize has been awarded to two scientists whose discovery led to the first COVID-19 vaccines, years after their original research.
A large number of Australian books have allegedly been used to train artificial intelligence, according to a recent search by the Australian Publishers Association (APA).
It’s that time of year: daylight saving time starts this Sunday. The clocks go forward an hour, and the day gets longer.
A ten-year roadmap has been released to improve Australia’s response to eating disorder care. The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) estimates more than a million
Six Australians die from drug overdoses every day, according to an annual report from the Penington Institute.
An Australian neurosurgeon has discovered a live worm inside a woman’s brain during surgery.
Japan has started pumping treated nuclear waste water into the Pacific Ocean. It’s the result of a nuclear accident in 2011.
Researchers from the University of Sydney have accused a group of online retailers of misleading customers about the effectiveness of at-home fertility tests in a
Fire ants have been discovered six kilometres from the NSW border, prompting new restrictions to stop the ants from going across state lines.
Three earthquakes have struck Melbourne and regional Victoria in the last two months. Here’s why.
Heather Anderson has been diagnosed with CTE. The former Adelaide Crows player is the first female athlete to be diagnosed with the disease.
The first public egg and sperm bank will be run out of hospital in Victoria, and will be eligible for select Victorians to donate.
Laws to regulate AI in the EU have passed Parliament, but must now be agreed upon with each member state. Here’s what is proposed
Canberra’s pill testing centre has returned fascinating results after opening in July. This is what they are
Uber will cap surge pricing in NSW when there are unexpected public transport disruptions under a new deal with the state government.
A ban on some AI could soon become a reality in Australia, according to a Federal Government paper released on Thursday. Here are the details
How many paracetamol overdoses happen in Australia? The TGA has cut down on the legal amount sold after a report found cases were on the
Turnitin has unveiled software they say can detect ChatGPT. But many Australian universities aren’t using it. Here’s why.
Artificial intelligence company OpenAI has announced a new version of its chatbot ChatGPT, called GPT-4.
France restricts ‘sharenting’ to protect kids’ privacy online. Lawmakers introduce ‘private life’ concept, with officials authorised to intervene.
Antibiotic-resistant superbugs pose a “silent pandemic” threat, with potential for 10 million deaths per year by 2050 without effective action against resistance.
The TGA in Australia has issued an urgent recall for 44 cough medicines due to a heightened risk of anaphylactic reactions caused by the presence
Queensland becomes first Australian state to legalise pill testing as part of its commitment to reduce risks associated with drug use.
Australia issues legal notices to Twitter, TikTok, Google, Discord, and Twitch over child safety practices, seeking information to combat online child sexual abuse.
New rules require Australian businesses to take “tangible steps” to manage cyberattack risks. Optus and Medibank were hit in large-scale attacks last year.
Queensland Govt’s new drug law diverts users to education programs, not court, for small amounts of illegal drugs.
Australia’s privacy laws may include legal rights to erase personal info online, as recommended by a recent review.
Scientists have developed a contraceptive pill for men targeting sperm movement. Read about its potential success and how it works.
Aus govt orders removal of Chinese security cams from defence offices after audit. 913 Hikvision and Dahua devices found in govt buildings.
Australia shifts to single-dose HPV vaccine and expands catch-up program for under-26s, as it aims to eliminate cervical cancer and be a global leader.
Here’s what we know about ‘Bard’: an artificial intelligence chatbot. It follows the success of OpenAI’s chatbot ChatGPT, which launched a test version last year.
Students at public schools in South Australia and the Northern Territory are now required to turn off their mobile phones and personal devices during school
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is investigating social media influencers who provide misleading recommendations or endorsements to their followers.
A public health alert for gastro has been issued in NSW amid a significant rise in cases in recent weeks.
A pill testing centre in Canberra will remain open until at least August after receiving a “great community response”, the ACT Government announced on Friday.
A drug used to treat Type 2 Diabetes won’t be available until the end of March in Australia, after TikTok videos promoting its weight loss
The new variant has been detected in at least 29 countries, including the U.S. and across Europe.
Over 379 million deadly doses of fentanyl were seized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) this year. This is “enough deadly doses of fentanyl
It has been an eventful few days on Twitter following Elon Musk’s banning (and un-banning) of several prominent journalists.
Baby spinach used in Coles and Woolworths-brand salads and leaf blends has been named in a nationwide recall for products believed to be contaminated with
A new conversational computer model called ‘ChatGPT’, released last month by the company OpenAI, has sparked global curiosity.
For the first time, scientists have discovered snakes have a clitoris. In fact, they have two (called hemiclitores).
Legislation that would ban TikTok in the U.S. was unveiled this week. It comes as links between TikTok’s owners and the Chinese Government have raised
Media companies and online platforms could be given new defamation protections under proposed new laws.
The Federal Government has announced a new plan.
Sam Bankman-Fried, founder and former CEO of the collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX, has been arrested in The Bahamas.
Personal details of over 132,000 Telstra customers were recently made available by the Australian telco giant.
Today, Google released data around the most popular questions, trends, and topics searched for by Australians during 2022.
The new criminal code would also ban unmarried couples from living together.
From today TikTok Australia will begin removing content that glamorises tanning, as part of a new campaign to warn users about the threat of skin
The data was posted online with the message “case closed.”
The FDA said it didn’t find any evidence that the lab-grown meat was any worse in quality than products produced in traditional ways.
Elon Musk’s plan to charge any Twitter user $8 for verification is off to a difficult start.
Police believe they know who the individuals responsible are, but will not publicly reveal this information while the case is ongoing.
Almost three years after COVID-19 first reached our shores, a new wave of infections has started in Australia.
The Victorian Department of Health has issued a thunderstorm asthma warning.
Mark Zuckerberg has announced Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, will sack 11,000 workers – about 13% of its staff.
Hayfever and asthma sufferers in Victoria have been warned of higher levels of grass pollen this week.
On Twitter, you’ll soon be able to pay for verification. Here’s what else has happened since Elon Musk took over the platform.
Losses from cyberattacks on businesses and employees rose to over $98 million.
Microsoft retired the web browser this week Microsoft retired Internet Explorer this week, 27 years after it first went live. The browser will be replaced
Researchers at the Australian National University have published a review of global evidence on vaping. They found evidence of “significant harms” from vaping. The Cancer
With the news of the latest COVID-19 variant of concern, named Omicron, there is plenty of discourse around the ‘spike protein’ and ‘mutations’. Omicron has