Glass Wings Blog: Research

A B.C. study gave 50 homeless people $7,500 each. Here's what they spent it on.
A Canadian study gave $7,500 to homeless people. Here’s how they spent it.
A global wastewater surveillance program could have stopped the spread of COVID-19, Northeastern researcher says
A new study about seabirds and offshore wind turbines may surprise you
A new study on Australian volcanoes has changed what we know about explosive ‘hotspot’ volcanism
Academics with tobacco industry links are not declaring potential conflicts of interest in research
AI could predict heart attack risk up to 10 years in the future, finds Oxford study
Almost half of tobacco lobbyists in Australia have held positions in government, study finds
An epic global study of moss reveals it is far more vital to Earth’s ecosystems than we knew
Antisemitism on Twitter has more than doubled since Elon Musk took over the platform – new research
Australia is touted as a future clean energy ‘superpower’ – but research suggests other nations will outperform us
Australia may spend hundreds of millions of dollars on quantum computing research. Are we chasing a mirage?
Australia's housing crisis impacted by 'Nimby Paradox', Griffith University researcher says
Body lotions, mothballs, cleaning fluids and other widely used products contain known toxic chemicals, study finds
Britain ‘not close to being a racially just society’, finds two-year research project
Can human moderators ever really rein in harmful online content? New research says yes
Can the new High Speed Rail Authority deliver after 4 decades of costly studies?
Cancelling Antarctic climate research will damage Australia’s reputation, experts say
Carbon emissions from indie video game development revealed by Australian researcher
Catching COVID may increase chances of developing an autoimmune disease, study says
Children of same-sex parents see outcomes as good or better than heterosexual couples: study
City liveability rankings tell a biased story – our research in Dhaka explains why
Climate change believers are more likely to cooperate with strangers, new research finds
Climate complacency: study finds even the most informed people would rather take the easy option
Coffee, brought to you by bees: a case study in how restoring habitat is a win-win for forests and farmers
Confirmed: New Study Shows The Gulf Stream Is Definitely Weakening
Controversial research pulls Westmead children's hospital into centre of fight over gender care
Could gut fungi be linked to severe COVID? What to make of new research findings
Deadly heatwaves threaten to reverse India’s progress on poverty and inequality – new research
Decline of more than 500 species of marine life on Australian reefs ‘the tip of the iceberg’, study finds
Denver experimented with giving people $1,000 a month. It reduced homelessness and increased full-time employment, a study found.
Devastating drought in Amazon result of climate crisis, study shows
Devastatingly low Antarctic sea ice may be the ‘new abnormal’, study warns
Drone fishing in South Africa is a danger to sharks and may be unfair to other fishers – study
Drugs of the future will be easier and faster to make, thanks to mRNA – after researchers work out a few remaining kinks
During NAIDOC Week, many Indigenous women are assigned unpaid work. New research shows how prevalent this is in the workplace
Editor of scientific journal says fake study linking whale deaths to wind farms is 'deliberate misinformation'
Education expert John Hattie’s new book draws on more than 130,000 studies to find out what helps students learn
Even platypuses aren’t safe from bushfires – a new DNA study tracks their disappearance
Every COVID Infection Increases Your Risk of Long COVID, Study Warns
Fair representation in news makes multicultural Australians feel more at home: new research
Fairtrade: study finds premium label does not always benefit workers on South African wine farms
Farmed salmon or chicken? Environmental footprint research can guide eco-conscious consumers
Fewer children in England having teeth out since sugar tax began, study finds
Fireflies, brain cells, dancers: new synchronisation research shows nature’s perfect timing is all about connections
Florence Bell died unrecognised for her contributions to DNA science – decades on female researchers are still being sidelined
For lobster industry, $82M right whale study grant is a hopeful sign
Forests with multiple tree species are 70% more effective as carbon sinks than monoculture forests, study finds
From sexual liberation to fashionable heels, new research shows how women are changing North Korea
Gaza and Ukraine are separate conflicts, but conspiracy theorists are trying to link the two on social media: new research
Giant Study Identifies Dominant Force Driving Evolution on Earth Today
‘Gigantic’ power of meat industry blocking green alternatives, study finds
Gray wolf personality research uses puzzle boxes, rain sticks
Green gains: Localized efforts leave a mark, notably in drier areas, study shows
Greenland losing 30m tonnes of ice an hour, study reveals
Gulf Stream could collapse as early as 2025, study suggests
Half of pre-mixed alcohol features nutritional claims as industry targets young Australians, study finds
Heat pumps twice as efficient as fossil fuel systems in cold weather, study finds
How classic psychology warped our view of human nature as cruel and selfish - but new research is more hopeful
How close are we to reading minds? A new study decodes language and meaning from brain scans
How governments use IMF bailouts to hurt political opponents – new research
How researchers remade ‘the world’s most widely used petrochemical’ – without using fossil fuels
‘Humanity’s signature’: study finds plastic pollution in the world’s lakes can be worse than in oceans
Human-to-lion COVID transmission confirmed: Singapore study rings alarm bells for endangered species
Hurricanes push heat deeper into the ocean than scientists realized, boosting long-term ocean warming, new research shows
Ice Sheet Collapse at Both Poles to Start Sooner Than Expected, Study Warns
Ice sheets can collapse at 600 metres a day, far faster than feared, study finds
Idea of green growth losing traction among climate policy researchers, survey of nearly 800 academics reveals
In Cleveland and beyond researchers begin to unravel the mystery of long COVID-19
Indigenous and local communities see big gains in land rights, study shows
Indonesia is suppressing environmental research it doesn’t like. That poses real risks
Is Christian Nationalism “Proto-Fascism?” Research Says Yes.
Is this the protein plant of the future? New study finds ‘sweetness gene’ that makes lupins tastier
Keen to get off gas in your home, but struggling to make the switch? Research shows you’re not alone
The Latest Dangerous Conspiracy Theory: That Conspiracy Theory Research Is Part Of A Big Conspiracy
Leakage or spillover? Conservation parks boost biodiversity outside them – but there’s a catch, new study shows
Living through Antarctic snowstorms, Australian scientists are undertaking some of the 'most ambitious' research
Long COVID Rate in Africa Is Almost 50% of Cases, Researchers Warn
Long COVID research pledge prompts push to consider mystery links to other illness
Long-term outcomes following hospital admission for COVID-19 versus seasonal influenza: a cohort study
Loss of fossil fuel assets would not impoverish general public, study finds
Love it or Leave it? Study Shows How People Perceive AI-created Content
Low emission zones are improving health, studies show
Macquarie solar breakthrough gives Aussie researchers unexpected recycling win
Majority of Australians on jobseeker and parenting payments live in poverty, study finds
Many Canadians have had long COVID for almost 4 years. Researchers say there's hope
Many people feel they work in pointless, meaningless jobs, research confirms
Media coverage of climate change research does not inspire action, say scientists
Media sensationalism is demonising vulnerable children, UQ researcher says
The melting Arctic is a crime scene. The microbes I study have long warned us of this catastrophe – but they are also driving it
Men and women who hold sexist views are less responsive as parents: new research
‘Menopause market’: Australian women being driven to treat symptoms with unnecessary products, study reveals
Moonlight basking and queer courting: new research reveals the secret lives of Australian freshwater turtles
More than a million gambling ads aired on Australian TV and radio in a year, research finds
MRI study spotlights impact of long COVID on the brain
NASA-Funded Study Warns of 50% Glacier Loss at 1.5°C Warming
'Nature prescriptions' can improve physical and mental health: study
Nearly 20% of the cultural differences between societies boil down to ecological factors – new research
Netflix’s You Are What You Eat uses a twin study. Here’s why studying twins is so important for science
New asteroid sample study offers further hints of space origin for the building blocks of life on Earth
New Australian laws for ‘engineering’ the ocean must balance environment protection and responsible research
New research helps explain why Indian girls appear to be less engaged in politics than Indian boys
New research reveals harrowing stories of murdered Indigenous women and the failure of police to act
New research reveals how forests reduce their own bushfire risk, if they’re left alone
New Research Reveals Scale and Success of Seabird Recovery Efforts Worldwide
New research shows how Indigenous-owned businesses are creating better outcomes for their employees
New research shows how rapidly ice sheets can retreat – and what it could mean for Antarctic melting
New research shows renewables are more profitable than nuclear power
New Research Sparks Concerns That Ocean Circulation Will Collapse
New study helps solve a 30-year-old puzzle: how is climate change affecting El Niño and La Niña?
New Study In The Journal Of Pediatrics Says Maybe It’s Not Social Media, But Helicopter Parenting That’s Making Kids Depressed
New study shows we can create value from food waste by turning it into a highly desirable material – nanocellulose
New Zealand joins Horizon Europe Research and Innovation Programme, focuses on digital, climate, health and other areas
New Zealand's Covid-19 response saved 20,000 lives - research
Non-native English speaking scientists work much harder just to keep up, global research reveals
Northern Europe faces biggest relative increase in uncomfortable heat and is dangerously unprepared – new research
Nuclear power too expensive and slow to be part of Australia’s plans to reach net zero, study finds
Open Access Makes Research More Widely Cited, Helping Spread Knowledge
Origins of Parkinson’s may lie in the gut. Researchers hope to prove it.
Our new study provides a potential breakthrough on school bullying
Parrots taught to video call each other become less lonely, finds research
PFAS for dinner? Study of ‘forever chemicals’ build-up in cattle points to ways to reduce risks
Plant diversity in urban green spaces led to sevenfold increase in insect species, study finds
Plastic pollution on coral reefs gets worse the deeper you go, study finds
Pollution at Australia’s largest Antarctic research station exceeded guidelines for almost 20 years
Pollution from coal power plants contributes to far more deaths than scientists realized, study shows
Program to plant 20 million trees prioritised cost-saving over gains for nature, research finds
Quantum dots − a new Nobel laureate describes the development of these nanoparticles from basic research to industry application
Rapid ice melt in west Antarctica now inevitable, research shows
The real cost of your chocolate habit: new research reveals the bittersweet truth of cocoa farming in Africa’s forests
Record-breaking number of sea turtle nests found on Jupiter-area beaches, researchers say
Recycled and reused food contact plastics are ‘vectors’ for toxins – study
Recycling can release huge quantities of microplastics, study finds
Research Finds Big Oil’s Trade Group Allies Outspent Clean Energy By A Whopping 27x
Research on 2,400 languages shows nearly half the world’s language diversity is at risk
Research reveals majority of gig economy workers are earning below minimum wage
Research reveals who’s been hit hardest by global warming in their lifetime - and the answer may surprise you
Research shows shrinking Arctic glaciers are unearthing a new source of methane
Research shows that, when given the choice, most authors don’t want excessively-long copyright terms
Researchers discover that COVID-19 can cause brain cells to fuse
Researchers Gave Homeless People $750 Per Month and the Results Were Incredible
Researchers Have Recorded Rare Sounds of Echidnas Cooing, And We Can't Even Deal
Researchers make surprising discovery about lifespan of EV batteries: ‘That was a shock’
Researchers warn we could run out of data to train AI by 2026. What then?
Researchers: We've Underestimated The Risk of Simultaneous Crop Failures Worldwide
Rheumatic heart disease in Indigenous children could be spread by throat bacteria, researchers find
Rising temperatures in tropics to lead to lower coffee yields and higher prices, study suggests
The Sahara Desert used to be a green savannah – new research explains why
Saitama priest near tears after researchers solve ceiling art puzzle
Scientific fraud is rising, and automated systems won’t stop it. We need research detectives
Scientists demand end to dingo baiting after research reveals most are genetically pure
Slowing ocean current caused by melting Antarctic ice could have drastic climate impact, study says
Small acts of kindness are frequent and universal, study finds
‘Smart drugs’ make you worse at solving complex problems, new study finds
Social media can in fact be made better: Research shows it is possible to reward users for sharing accurate information instead of misinformation
Stan Grant stands up to racist abuse. Our research shows many diverse journalists have copped it too
Study: 1 in 6 kids have persistent COVID symptoms for 3 months after infection
Study: 58% of world's richest companies quietly lobby against climate policies
Study: Air purifier use at daycare centres cut kids' sick days by a third
Study: Climate change causing more ‘heat stress’ in Europe
Study finds 2 billion people will struggle to survive in a warming world – and these parts of Australia are most vulnerable
Study mapping how SARS-CoV-2 disrupts mitochondria suggests a cause for long Covid
Study quantifies the under-appreciated ways in which wildlife are part of the carbon equation
Study reveals how SARS-CoV-2 alters mitochondria, leading to energy outages and organ failure
Study shows dogs can detect COVID-19 faster, better than most PCR tests
Study: The Overwhelming Majority Of Historical Video Games Are Endangered
Teaching and research are the core functions of universities. But in Australia, we don’t value teaching
Terrifying New Study Finds That Ocean Currents Will Soon Collapse
'This could be the holy grail to replace palm oil' - research team
Tiny and mysterious: research sheds light on sub-Saharan Africa’s seahorses, pipefish and pipehorses
Treated wastewater in Victoria is still contaminated, study finds. So are we and the environment safe?
‘Two extinction rebellions’: Climate and migration fears to shape EU election, study says
UM Research: AI Tests Into Top 1% for Original Creative Thinking
Unique study shows we can train wild predators to hunt alien species they’ve never seen before
Up to 5 billion people to be hit by rainfall changes this century if CO₂ emissions are not curbed, research shows
UW study finds tie between inflammation and long COVID symptoms
Vegan diet massively cuts environmental damage, study shows
Wasabi Boosts Cognitive Ability in Older People, Study Shows
‘We haven’t got anybody’: new research reveals how major parties are dying in remote Australia
We won’t always have to use animals for medical research. Here’s what we can do instead
West Antarctica Glacier's Retreat Unstoppable: Study Says Tipping Point Crossed
What drives people to panic buy during times of crisis: A new study sheds light on the psychology of consumers
Why am I online? Research shows it’s often about managing emotions
Why is truth-telling so important? Our research shows meaningful reconciliation cannot occur without it
‘Why would you go to uni?’ A new study looks at what young Australians do after school
Wind turbines: infrasound a lot of noise about nothing, study finds
Wollongong researcher Stuart Tan finds majority of study participants still struggle with long COVID
World ‘population bomb’ may never go off as feared, finds study
Yet Another Study Shows No Link At All Between Social Media And Teen Anxiety And Depression
You can now order all kinds of medical tests online. Our research shows this is (mostly) a bad idea
You Really Should Just Say No to That Invitation, Study Finds
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