Health

Vitamin D’s impact on infection

Low levels of sun exposure may be putting you at risk.

Allergen overdose

Over the past 20 years, allergies have grown steadily in Australia. Some researchers believe that it is because our immune system doesn’t fight against as many diseases as it use to. Are we…

Obesity linked to early-life antibiotics exposure

Antibiotics may promote fat growth and alter the human microbiome.

You are what you eat

Avoid the blues with certain food flavours.

New cancer drug key to male contraceptive pill

Scientists believe they are a step closer to developing a male contraceptive pill after they developed a cancer drug that interrupted sperm production in mice.

Where do place fields originate?

Silent pyramidal cells in the hippocampus can be converted into active place cells.

Seizure detector treats epilepsy in rats

The new detectors can reduce the length of seizures in rats by up to 60 per cent.

Choosy females attracted to sleep deprived male sandpipers

Is beauty sleep overrated? For some bird species it is.

The singing lab mouse

Genetics help mice express themselves in song.

Natural birth kickstarts key brain protein production

Improve your baby’s IQ, naturally.

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