A chemist explains how some molecules in human breast milk help fight infection. Understanding their properties could lead to better infant formulas that share the health advantages of breastfeeding.
From #SoyBoy to #MilkTwitter, there's a sinister side to milk.
Domperidone raises levels of prolactin, which increases the production of breast milk. It's safe for mothers and babies, but not all women will experience the same increase in milk volume.
Whole milk has more calories but there's little evidence skimmed is healthier.
The price of butter has risen by 60% globally over the past twelve months. Why is this occuring and what are the implications for Australia?
The low iodine concentration in milk substitutes may mean consumers are at risk of iodine deficiency.
Gym-goers are going crazy for these products. It's time for a reality check.
The U.S.-based white supremacist movement that calls itself the "alt-right" has recently embraced milk as a symbol.
A widely publicised study that cast doubt on the safety of milk formula was misleading, based on dubiously reported studies and may have serious consequences.
Millions of Americans believe brown cows produce chocolate milk? The way the media reported this factoid raises questions about science literacy – but different ones than you may think.
The case of bovine leukemia virus shows how scientists monitor health risks in our food supply and why it's critical to revisit scientific conclusions when new technologies become available.
New research shows why the milk of panda mothers is far better than formula.
Government intervention in the crisis facing Australian dairy has opened the gates for suggestions of other types of regulation.
The break up of trust between dairy farmers and Murray Goulburn can be tracked back to the degregulation of the dairy industry.
The dairy industry faces a number of welfare issues, and is a major contributor to greenhouse gases.
Cooperatives like Murray Goulburn and Fonterra and dairy farmers need to accept that lower milk prices will be the new normal in a more competitive global market.
It can take the body up to three weeks to fully recover from the strain of running a marathon, so here's some foods that are scientifically proven to help aid recovery.
The ability to digest dairy products enabled humans in some parts of the world to survive and thrive.
Ignore the gloom around prospects for emerging markets. There are diamonds in the rough.
A Harvard University researcher last week suggested western women stop breastfeeding after a couple of months to reduce the risk of passing potentially harmful toxins on to infants via breast milk.