Australia has the highest incidence of melanoma and other skin cancers in the world, and while skin cancer is more common in people with light skin, it’s a...
While reality dating show arrangements might seem unusual, they’re often pretty similar to mating strategies in the wild.
Ask the holiday season creeps on us, so do the jokes wrapped in bon-bons. Why do we get such joy from such daggy humour?
Pubic grooming – think waxing, shaving, trimming and plucking – is linked to sexually transmitted infections (STIs), with the greatest risks to those who remove...
Apple cider vinegar, clear nail polish, raw garlic - do any of these homeopathic remedies ever win against warts?
Dengvaxia is the first dengue vaccine on the market. New research conducted for the World Health Organisation shows the vaccine could reduce dengue...
Scientists have found that extra nitrogen from a high carbohydrate, low protein diet can allow bacteria to grow in a way that compliments an animal's gut.
Ancient jewellery tells stories of the complicated behaviours of our ancestors, and recently discovered septum accessory in The Kimberley is oldest bone jewellery...
Ever noticed that chilli is such a popular ingredient in hot countries?
Research on where people think their 'self' is located shows up interesting results.
New research has pinpointed the brain receptor responsible for salt cravings in mice.
Counting on your fingers is not dumb.
Let's cut through some of the myths about different types of alcohol.
University of Queensland Professor Mark Kendall has just won the CSL Young Florey Medal for reinventing vaccinations.
What do you think happens when you drink too much radium?
Some gut bacteria have been found to gobble up the GABA neurotransmitter.
If paracetamol works for you, that’s great, but it won't for most people, writes pain researcher Andrew Moore.
Aussie scientists have discovered oldest evidence of human presence in the heart of the continent.
It's one of the most fascinating emotions we have.