Natural Sciences

Why you really can think yourself fit

Many of us, aware of the benefits of exercise, try to stick to a routine, only to find our sneakers…

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The four-medicine pill that reduces heart attacks and strokes by a third

A daily pill containing four medicines can cut the number of heart attacks and strokes by a third, a study…

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Nursing home food- why does it taste so bad? Some spend only $6.08 per individual per day, which is lower than prison spend.

This week, the Royal Commission focused its attention on food and nutrition in Aged Care Quality and Safety. The testimony…

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People use sauna for wellness, but its medical advantages are not commonly understood

Why is the sauna used by individuals? Despite decades of anecdotal evidence that the practice is relaxing and safe, scientists…

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Lunar gold rush is about to start – and we could exhaust the solar system in fewer than 500 years

The US president, Donald Trump, has stuck to his plan to send humans back to the moon in the next five years,…

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The Antibiotics resistance crisis – and why economists can help

Driven by widespread antibiotic use, bacterial infections are becoming increasingly resistant to treatment, and the pipeline for new antibiotics is…

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Chang’e-4: Chinese rover ‘confirms’ Moon crater theory

The Chinese Chang’e-4 rover may have confirmed a longstanding idea about the origin of a vast crater on the Moon’s…

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Wood wide web: Trees’ social networks are mapped

Research has shown that beneath every forest and wood there is a complex underground web of roots, fungi and bacteria…

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Weather has become more volatile and more extreme in the past 36 years says report

Weather has become more volatile and more extreme in the past 36 years, said the European Academies’ Science Advisory Council…

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Disruption at the core of Astrophysics

Mystery galaxy DF-2 appears to lack the crucial ‘dark matter’ ingredient

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