Macronutrients are fundamental dietary components, yet the question of what represents a macro-nutritionally balanced diet, and how this maintains health and longevity, has remained unanswered....
One Australian is born every 1.45 minutes; one dies every 3.25 minutes. We’re good at talking about the beginnings of life, but pretty awkward when it comes to facing the end.
Risk and uncertainty pervade every aspect of our lives. How can we assess, understand and address risk applied to individuals, ecosystems, the population of a country or the whole world?
The second ‘life & death’ event will look at sex—genes that determine the kind of sex we like, new approaches in contraception, and our changing relationship with infections.
Food security, sustainability, diet and health—issues that capture headlines globally. We must produce and manufacture healthier food that is palatable, convenient, affordable and acceptable to...
Extra-terrestrial water used to be the stuff of science fiction, but thanks to new equipment and techniques we know that it exists off Earth.
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