It makes a tasty dressing, but the health claims are overblown.
Folk medicine has favoured apple cider vinegar for centuries and many claims are made for its supposed benefits. But what does the science say?
We don’t know for sure if any of these things could happen, but if they do we’re in for a wild ride in 2018.
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Any number of implicit and explicit deadlines make 2018 look like a more eventful year than most.
State premiers like Gladys Berejiklian need to have a much sharper policy focus on delivering social and affordable housing.
Yet again the evidence shows supply is no cure-all for affordable housing. All levels of government in Australia need to concentrate on housing for low-income renters in particular.
Long-term treatment with lithium has improved memory and learning in rats.
Lithium is present naturally in many water systems and was once considered an elixir. It has long been used to treat bipolar disorder, but researchers have also started exploring its role in dementia.
Indonesia bisa mengambil manfaat dari adanya Kantor Anggaran Legislatif .
Banyak negara punya kantor anggaran legislatif, terdiri dari ekonom yang memberi masukan pada wakil rakyat mengenai penganggaran. Apa kantor semacam itu diperlukan di Indonesia?
Indonesia might benefit from having a Legislative Budget Office (LBO).
Indonesia needs to follow the example of many other countries and have a legislative budget office. It would consist of economists that advice government on budgets.
A royal commission has recommended that the Don Dale detention centre be closed.
The Don Dale royal commission's capacity to make lasting change lies with the government implementing its recommendations.
Treasurer Scott Morrison is eager to point out jobs growth, but wages growth remains stubbornly slow.
The narrative that Australia has "transitioned from the mining boom successfully" seems a lot like wishful thinking.
Couples who are carriers of genes for recessive diseases don’t show any symptoms.
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Cystic fibrosis, spinal muscular atrophy and fragile X syndrome are serious diseases, and most couples carrying the genetic mutations for these don't know it. Should they all be tested?
The Australian Bureau of Statistics’s Chief statistician David Kalisch announcing the result of the same-sex marriage postal survey.
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Not everyone who could vote did vote in the voluntary postal vote on same-sex marriage. So what can we draw from the result if only four out of five eligible Australians took part?
Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn ‘Self-portrait as the apostle Paul’ 1661 (detail)
Rijksmuseum, de Bruijn-van der Leeuw Bequest, Muri, Switzerland
Rembrandt & the Dutch Golden Age, a major new exhibition, is the first of its kind to visit Sydney. The title is something of a misnomer – the centrepiece is a stunning work by Vermeer.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull during the leaders’ retreat at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Da Nang, Vietnam, Saturday, 11 November 2017.
The latest report from the Committee for Economic Development of Australia points to shifting global winds on globalisation and free trade. What can Australia do to continue to weather the storm?
A living room rented by the minute and another room shared for sleeping – the age of the ‘distributed’ home is upon us.
So you're having to room share to live in the city. What if you need more than a place to sleep? Well, now you can rent a living room by the minute. Welcome to the world of distributed living.
SoftBank Group Corp Chairman and CEO Son attends a news conference in Tokyo in February 2017.
Softbank has become one of the biggest global names in tech. The story of its founder and CEO Masayoshi Son offers some prescient insight in how to navigate highly competitive global markets.
The UN committee urged Australia to end offshore processing and bring the men on Manus to Australia or another safe country.
The UN report findings show that concerns far outweigh any improvements in Australia's human rights record.
Quel budget ?
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Faut‑il, à l’instar de l’Australie, inscrire la discipline budgétaire (et la transparence) dans des lois ou des chartes ? Analyse des arguments en faveur de ces démarches et des leurs critiques.
Prime Minister Billy Hughes worked hard to quash rebellion over conscription during the first world war.
Australian Prime Ministers
A little-known incident 100 years ago reminds us that Australia at the time was riven by class, religious and political divisions.
Outlook not so great?
Business conditions aren't translating to confidence, despite growing profits and jobs.
Without a comprehensive network of recharging stations, like this one in Berlin, it’s little wonder that Australia is lagging behind other countries.
While other countries race into the distance, Australia is still on the starting grid when it comes to electric cars. Why so slow? Because we don't have a proper recharging network.
Scientists aren’t sure exactly why we cry when we are sad.
Whether we're happy or sad, it doesn't take much to turn on the waterworks. But how and why do humans cry?