Consumers want to know if their complementary medicines are safe and effective. But are links between science and manufacturers the answer?
A new multimillion dollar deal between Swisse Wellness and CSIRO has raised questions about the integrity of Australia’s premier scientific research organisation and the motivations behind the deal.
A 133 million-year-old fossil hints that dinosaurs had bigger brains than we've realised.
A prominent new paper reflects growing global sentiment amongst scientists and dieticians to review advice relating to the types of dietary fats we should consume for optimal health.
The ICC has made important advances by investigating cases outside Africa and completing ones that further define what is not allowed in war. South Africa’s withdrawal is concerning, but not fatal.
An intense night of study won't help you remember information in the long-term – and the stress of revising under pressure will likely impact on your sleep and thus your exam performance.
Girls and women still face implicit and explicit discrimination, and a key to changing that is for more women to take on leadership roles.
Judith Wright was possibly our greatest poet and a passionate social activist. But a new biography suggests that in writing her family memoirs, Wright avoided evidence that her settler forebears likely participated in the murder of Aborigines.
China's private property market is to blame for rising debt, not government owned or controlled businesses, new research shows.
Inflation has been stubbornly low in Australia, and the RBA remains concerned about a high Australian dollar.
A 700-page book of economics was never going to be a walk in the park.
Shadow minister for employment Brendan O'Connor said the labour force participation rate was in "free fall" and that this showed "people have stopped looking for work". Is that true?
Australia's oceans would be less protected under recent recommendations.
Why spend three months completing a lap of Antarctica (and probably getting seasick along the way)? It's the only way to get vital clues about the remote Southern Ocean and its influence on the planet.
New research out this month has led to speculation that the acceleration of the expanding universe might not be real after all. So what's really going on?
Scott Morrison is a "once bitten, never shy" sort of guy. The Treasurer this week launched into the hot topic of housing affordability.
More supermarkets are starting to stock "phantom brands"- private label products without any reference to the business' brand or logo.
The market sends us many signals on mergers and acquisitions, and there's a few simple tricks to understanding them.
This week's episode of Race to the White House looks at how gender, race and class are shaping the voting patterns in this election.
Body-worn cameras may seem to be a boost for policing and criminal justice, but they raise a host of issues around admissibility, privacy and fairrness.
Australian government proposals to ban so-called “double dipping” with paid parental leave (PPL) risks scaling back health benefits for women who take time off to care for their babies.
Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen said Australian wages growth is at record lows. Is that true?
To the naked eye the universe we can see on a clear night is dotted with thousands of stars. See through radio eyes, then things look very different.
Months after record breaking coral bleaching, research teams are taking stock of the damage on the Great Barrier Reef.
Upscaling the success of emerging mosquito control technologies relies on automating the rearing and release of millions of mosquitoes. Australia is to become the testing ground for a novel strategy.
There is a tidal wave of competition approaching the developed world from China – and foreign businesses have much to learn how Chinese companies evolved from imitators to innovators.
Not only is it cheaper to provide permanent supportive housing to the homeless, but the improvement to their lives is immeasurable.
Donald Trump may lose his bid for the White House. But far more competent, grassroots politicians will line up to take his mantle.
The new State of the Climate report outlines Australia's rising temperatures and its regional rainfall declines - and the trends that are locked in for the coming few decades due to greenhouse emissions.
How to avoid eight common grammar errors, such as using "amongst" and "whilst" instead of "among" and "while".