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  • The secret to surviving night shift

    Research shows that coffee naps are better.

    A simple coffee and a quick catnap could be the cure for staying alert on the nightshift as new research from the Uni...

    September 3, 2020
  • Faking a smile is almost as good as the real thing

    When muscles say you’re happy, everything looks better.

    From Sinatra to Katy Perry, celebrities have long sung about the power of a smile – how it picks you up, changes your...

    August 14, 2020
  • Which is more creative, the arts or the sciences?

    Creativity will be a vital component of jobs of the future.

    Australian schools and universities need to increase their emphasis on teaching creativity, says internationally reno...

    July 23, 2020
  • Sugar ants love pee

    Preventing nitrous oxide release into the atmosphere.

    An unlikely penchant for pee is putting a common sugar ant on the map, and their taste for urine could play a role in...

    February 11, 2020
  • Artificial sweeteners may be doing more harm

    Sticking to a healthy diet is a better option.

    A $2.2 billion industry to help people lose weight through artificial sweeteners may actually be contributing to type...

    January 9, 2020
  • Too much chilli could lead to memory loss

    Think twice before adding that extra kick of chilli sauce.

    Spice might make life more interesting, but too much could negatively affect your memory, suggests a new study from Q...

    July 24, 2019
  • Australian homes terrible in summer heat

    Most house designs are substandard at staying cool.

    Australians left with soaring energy bills in the wake of a scorching summer are about to face another harsh reality:...

    February 27, 2019

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