Humans could live up to 150 years

The human lifespan has never been longer around the world. The average human lifespan is now 79 years, a significant increase compared to the 30 or 40 years you would have got only a century ago. Now however, new research has shown that humans could live up to a staggering…

Czech chimps learn the art of zoom

In the past year of ‘strange and unprecedented times’, it’s hard to believe there is anything surprising left that could be newsworthy. Never fear though, because Czech chimps are here to save the day with their noteworthy introduction – and mastery – of the now commonplace zoom call.  Zoo keepers…

Pre-symptomatic data from smartwatches hailed as future virus protection

Smartwatches have been touted as a future way to identify COVID-19 patients before testing from pre-symptomatic data. Devices such as the Apple Watch and Fitbit smartwatches have been labelled as a potential future warning system for detecting if people have become infected by viruses such as COVID-19 – before even…

Putin finally recognises Biden as US President

It’s been an election like no other in the US, where current President Donald Trump has been refusing to concede defeat. The disruption to traditional proceedings have caused conflict and controversy and made headlines around the world as Trump has refused to acknowledge his competitor Joe Biden as the US…

Foreigners are flying to Australia while thousands of citizens remain stranded abroad

Tens of thousands of Australian nationals are currently stuck overseas due to Covid-19 travel restrictions. Meanwhile, foreigners of a certain class are coming into Australia thanks to Canberra’s decision to grant travel exemptions to people with business innovation and investment visas. To qualify for such a visa, a foreign national must…