Reducing junk food ad time could reduce childhood obesity

UK researchers have modelled the impact of restricting airtime for TV ads promoting foods and drinks…

People can do more than use less plastic to help save the GBR

There are many threats to the Great Barrier Reef – cyclones, shipping, crown-of-thorns starfish – but…

Heart attacks hit young women harder than men

Young women who suffer a heart attack have worse outcomes than menWomen aged 50 or younger…

Struggling to stick with that workout program? Blame your personality

Personality may play a role in how well people follow and stick with fitness programs, according…

Tweed Valley a ‘natural laboratory’ to test carbon sequestration theory

An idea to enhance natural carbon capture from olivine weathering to help combat climate change has…

Australia’s leading scientists – ‘it’s time to establish a biodiversity BOM’

With Australia failing to halt species decline and our biodiversity management systems broken, now is the…

How did Pluto get its glowing methane capped mountains?

Methane frost on mountain tops near Pluto’s equator is formed by a unique atmospheric process that…

No evidence of excess deaths in NZ and Australia due to pandemic

Over a million people around the world have died as a direct result of the COVID-19…

Restoring just 15% of the world’s land could prevent 60% of extinctions

We can’t fix the whole world at once, but restoring just 15 per cent of the land…

Infant sleep affected by more screentime

With screen time on the rise due to the coronavirus pandemic there is renewed attention on…

Australian carp virus plan ‘dead in the water’?

Plans to release a virus to reduce numbers of invasive Common Carp in Australia are unlikely…

Diamond-studded silk wound dressing detects infection and improves healing

Scientists have developed a next generation wound dressing that can detect infection and improve healing in…

‘Less pain’ to remove tonsils

A 10-year study from Flinders University has found “shrinking” tonsils results in far less pain and…

Study confirms plastics threat to South Pacific seabirds

Plastic gathered from remote corners of the South Pacific Ocean, including nesting areas of New Zealand…

Blinded by the light no more: Simulations show NASA’s James Webb Telescope will reveal hidden galaxies

Australian researchers find ways to overcome the blinding glare of quasarsNASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will…

Boost to develop microalgae into health foods

A new discovery may provide the crucial link that helps accelerate development of microalgae into beneficial…

Human activity has made Murray estuary more vulnerable to drought

The Murray is known to suffer acidification in its estuary in South Australia. For the first…

Now you see it, now you don’t: Hidden colours discovered by coincidence

Scientists in Australia have stumbled across an unusual way to observe colour that had previously gone…

Available evidence suggests vaping can help smokers quit

Updated Cochrane Review shows electronic cigarettes can help people quit smoking; More evidence is needed on long-term…

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