Olivia Henry

Olivia Henry

Olivia Henry is Media Officer at the Australian Science Media Centre.

  • What’s with COVID-19 “breakthrough infections”?

    It’s true that fully vaccinated people are getting re-infected with the virus, but we shouldn’t b...

    As COVID-19’s Delta variant becomes dominant around the world, there’s an increasing number of confirmed reports of f...

    August 1, 2021
  • Can mums-to-be drink coffee?

    Aussie experts say advice to avoid coffee may be overstated.

    There is “no safe level” of caffeine consumption for women who are pregnant or trying for a baby, according to an int...

    August 31, 2020
  • Genetic ‘fingerprints’ that drive cancers

    Cancers have, on average, 4-5 mutations that drive the disease.

    A massive new detailed database has revealed the genetic secrets of thousands of cancers. Across 22 studies, Aussie a...

    February 10, 2020
  • Spike in ozone-destroying emissions traced to China

    Research indicates new facilities are running, in breach of conventions and defying Chinese autho...

    A mysterious rise in the emissions of an ozone layer-destroying chemical, trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11), has been t...

    May 24, 2019
  • Tracing rogue CFC emissions to China

    An ozone-depleting chemical that has been banned.

    A mysterious rise in the emissions of an ozone layer-destroying chemical, trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11), has been t...

    May 24, 2019
  • What killed a million Darling River fish?

    Government and scientists are at loggerheads why.

    Reports that around one million fish have died along the Darling River in New South Wales have caused a stir this wee...

    January 11, 2019

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