New research has shown that on a per-calorie basis, the carbon emissions from the production of fruit and vegetables can be much higher than for meat.

Former federal MP Craig Thomson has been ordered to pay $458,000 for breaching the Fair Work Act.

New research has found that some widely-available traditional Chinese medicines are laced with pharmaceuticals, heavy metals and even endangered animals.

A new study has shown the mental health strain that climate change can bring for Australian workers.

A new society has been formed to give a voice to primary healthcare professionals on the frontline of the fight against diabetes.

A new study could help destroy a possible cause of Alzheimer’s.

New South Wales ageing, disability and home care (ADHC) workers have rallied ahead of potential strike action.

Beijing has issued its first-ever red alert for pollution, with a new blanket of choking smog about to descend on the city.

Harvard researchers have found traces of potentially harmful substances in the vapour emitted by electronic cigarettes.

A quick and easy new blood-type test is near the end of its journey from high-tech Australian laboratories to the market.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he has invested $300 million in the drug treatment sector as a response to the recent ‘ice’ taskforce.

An Australian study has revealed that tooth decay can be stopped, reversed, and prevented without the need for the traditional ‘fill and drill’ approach that has dominated dental care for decades.

Neuroscientists now can read the mind of a fly – or at least, watch it think.

New evidence suggests a father’s diet can influence their unborn children – before they are even conceived.

A group of US scientists and activists want the next level of gene-editing techniques banned.

A worldwide survey has provided some surprising findings about the religion of scientists.

There are more hearings on this week in South Australia’s nuclear fuel cycle royal commission.

Troubling reports are emerging that refugees and local workers on Nauru are being forced to remove asbestos without proper protection from the potentially deadly material.

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