Health

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.

Why do women live longer than men?

Aussie women have an average lifespan of 84 years, while the men have an average of 80. The reason why could lie in our genes.

Australian fish have high incidence of skin cancer too

Widespread skin cancer has been identified in coral trout species in the Great Barrier Reef.

Why do we sneeze?

Sneezing helps us reboot our body.

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