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Why we’ll never have a sugar tax in Australia…

Source:  ABC Sugar tax and the power of big business: How influence trumps evidence in politics Australia markets itself as a liberal democracy committed to the...

Entrepreneurs creating treasure from trash…

ABC Science environment reporter Nick Kilvert On a single stretch of beach on Cape York Peninsula, on Australia's north-eastern tip, volunteers spend four days collecting more...

Does Vinegar Really Kill Germs?

Incomes have been pretty much stagnant for years. Meanwhile the price of just about everything goes up around us. Is it any wonder we're...

Ladies! Your vaginal scent is who you are…

Vaginal perfumes, douches, scented panty liners, cucumber washes and now vaginal steaming? Really? I mean REALLY? Ladies, do you really want to rid yourself...

Is the war on marijuana politics rather than science?

President Trump's attorney general, Jeff Sessions, wants to crack down on states that have legalized marijuana for medical or recreational use. This is a...

Light pollution is affecting your health!

The world is brighter and that's bad news for most of us... The comprehensive World Atlas of Artificial Night Sky Brightness has appeared in Science...

The case of the disappearing night:

Or why it's getting harder to see those stars... Change is often imperceptible. It happens day by day so that we don't see apparent differences....

Healing a nation with love – a New Year Resolution

2018 promises to be another year that challenges our collective patience and our efforts at civil discourse. It will therefore be doubly important this...

I didn’t always hate glitter…

Once upon a time, I actually thought glitter was innocent and sparkly and pretty. And then I started raising a house full of girls....

Trees, the environment and the simple art of breathing…

I live on the edge of suburbia. When I came here, it was literally where the suburbs transformed to farms and forest. Our home...