Joseph Milton

Joseph Milton

Dr Joseph Milton is a senior media officer at the Australian Science Media Centre.

  • Aussie teen (COVID) vaccine

    Pfizer’s mRNA vaccine for COVID-19 has been provisionally approved for Australian teenagers.

    This morning, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), Australia's medical regulator, announced it has provisional...

    July 23, 2021
  • 100-year-old vaccine boosts immune system

    Fighting infections by boosting immune cell production.

    Australian scientists have revealed the answer to a decades-old mystery - why does the tuberculosis (TB) vaccine, Bac...

    May 11, 2020
  • The weird world of science in 2019

    Joe Milton from the Science Media Centre picks 10 favourites.

    Rats learned to drive tiny cars and loved it Unlike our driving lessons, tests showed rats were less stressed when...

    December 20, 2019
  • Nicotine replacements may harm embryos

    Nicotine, divorced from tobacco, impacts embryo development.

    Nicotine itself may be damaging to embryos, even without the toxins generated by burning tobacco, according to US res...

    March 4, 2019
  • Earth may be less sensitive to CO2 than our worst fears

    New research all but rules out the most optimistic and the most apocalyptic climate projections, ...

    Just how much the temperature of our planet will rise in response to increasing levels of CO2 in the atmosphere is st...

    January 19, 2018

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