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Science check on improving health with these five foods


These 5 foods are claimed to improve our health. But the amount we’d need to consume to benefit is ... a lot FOOD GIVES US the nutrients we need to survive, and we know a balanced diet contributes to good health. Beyond this, many people seek out different foods as “medicines”, hoping

Koala-detecting dogs sniff out flaws in Australia‘s threatened species protection

IN A COUNTRY like Australia — a wealthy, economically and politically stable nation with multiple environmental laws and comparatively effective governance – the public could be forgiven for assuming that environmental laws are effective in protecting threatened species. CAPTION: Dr Romane Cristescu performing a koala survey with detection dog Maya. Marie

Mums fashion-brand their children, why?

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Friday essay: family as 'brand' – the rise of the digital mumpreneur “TAYLEN HAS BECOME a brand,” says Angelica Calad, the mumpreneur behind the #influencer account #taylensmom. Taylen Biggs, age five, has more than 150,000 followers. In an era of advertising ennui, #influencers like Taylen’s mother can collect more than 3,000