The world’s population is expected to hit 8 billion this week.

The NSW Government says it will give pharmacists new powers under a major plan to shake up the state's health system.

The Australian Federal Police have attributed the hacking data theft of Medibank customer information to Russia-based criminal groups.

Nurses will start day long work stoppages in WA this week.

Health pledges have featured heavily in Victoria’s state election run-up.

The Albanese government is introducing legislation that could wipe student debts for doctors and nurses.

COVID-19 appears to have increased public attention on research, but not public understanding.

Scientists in the US are working on a device that can decode brain activity to spell out sentences.

The WA government is taking the nurse’s union to the Industrial Relations Commission.

An independent review has been launched to look at claims of fraud within Medicare.

Health experts from around the world have come to a consensus on actions they say will end the persistent threat of COVID-19.

Aged care workers will receive a 15 per cent pay rise after a recent Fair Work Commission ruling.

Medibank says it has refused to pay a ransom for hacked data.

New research shows viruses can ‘hitchhike’ on microplastics.

Ancient DNA is revealing the hidden history of human adaptation.

Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic appear to have had a negative impact on babies’ communication abilities.

A world first human brain cell map has been developed in Australia.

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This year’s Nobel Prizes honour discoveries that unwind our notion of truth, our understanding of ourselves and the human story, the complexities of cells and the very basics of the universe. 

XENOTRANSPLANTATION - sounds like something that would happen to an ill-fated crew member in Star Trek, but it is also a technical term for using non-human parts to treat or enhance our own bodies. 

Even though many of us have been forced indoors, the COVID-19 crisis is eroding our privacy.

I am Tim Hall; a red-blooded, beer-drinking, car-driving Australian male who has no interest in watching sports – at least, not the sports played by humans.

This week marked an astounding leap forward, scientifically speaking - taking a picture of something that cannot be seen.

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