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  1. 18 December 2016 - Legal Affairs

    False labelling hides the truth about superfoods

    False and misleading claims about foods' health-boosting benefits are bad news for consumers - but Australia's regulatory system is ill-equipped to act.

  2. 15 December 2016 - Animals, Food & You

    The tiny drop fighting the big problem of antibiotic resistance

    As antibiotic-resistant superbugs pose an increasing threat to human health, a new chicken vaccine could help stop them in their tracks.

  3. 29 October 2016 - Inside Business

    Using finance and psychology to fight fat

    Psychology is being married with financial modelling to see how dietary choices could help the fight against obesity.

  4. 25 October 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Making Big Data deliver

    Australia’s AURIN platform is a unique computing resource tmaking sense of the masses of data researchers are increasingly dealing with to solve problems.

  5. 2 August 2016 - Science Matters

    Hiding in plain sight

    Researchers have discovered methylmercury, a toxic form of mercury, in the ice and water around Antarctica, which could find its way into the food chain.

  6. 25 July 2016 - Inside Business

    Finance + Psychology: Finding a way to fight obesity

    Could we be on our way to combating or controlling obesity? Researchers have discovered how the environment impacts obese people differently to others.

  7. 27 June 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Public stewardship of private healthcare key to achieving universal health coverage

    Global efforts for universal health coverage are complicated by the public and private mix that characterises health systems of low and middle-income countries.

  8. 10 May 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Nursing our global youth back to health

    Looking after the health of those aged 10-24 has been a much neglected part of global health policy, but a new Lancet Commission aims to turn the tide.

  9. 9 May 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Meditating on our health

    Evidence that mindfulness techniques can improve our health is mounting and it may be time to start mainstreaming it in our health system.

  10. 6 April 2016 - Under the Microscope

    Avoiding diabetes is harder than you think

    Reducing risk of diabetes means lifestyle changes. Professor Brian Oldenburg wants to understand what is it about human behaviour that makes this so difficult.