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Acupuncture & What They Don't Teach in Medical School

Via Skepdic.com

Another improperly done and ineptly reported acupuncture study has appeared. Julie Medew is the health editor for The Age, an Australian newspaper with an online presence. 425 more words

Pseudoscientific

Phillippa Grogan - Kitchen Spy

It was a pleasure to meet Phillippa Grogan, founder of Phillippa’s Bakery and the woman behind the olive loaf we often buy at the supermarket. The story was another Kitchen Spy for The Age Epicure Good Food section. 37 more words

Food

Cloisters and clapsticks

An indigenous Oxford graduate is making her mark in health, writes David Wilson.

Kerrie Doyle has gone far – from the red dirt of West Queensland to snowy Oxford. 6 more words

Sydney Morning Herald

The Great Meter Con - Recent letters in The Age

Get smart
David Lamb’s (Letters, 27/3) and David Laird’s (31/3) smart meter problems are small beer. Since my smart meter was installed, my supplier has billed all my electricity at the peak rate despite most of it being used in off-peak hours (for water heating on a dedicated circuit). 291 more words

Smart Meter

ASRC Food Justice Truck, donate now to get it started!

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Described in the words of Patrick from the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre,

This week the ASRC launched its Food Justice Truck crowd funding campaign.  

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Happenings

Smart gadgets take to air

Forget conventional remotely piloted airborne drones – the future of zippy, unmanned flying machines may lie with projected Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles (IAVs). In theory, IAVs will be armed with the smarts to perform all kinds of whiz-bang missions off their own bat – just ask University of Newcastle robotics expert Professor Tristan Perez. 6 more words

Sydney Morning Herald

'Living lava lamps' her career

Jellyfish may seem an icky field to research, but they are deeply entwined with the fate of the ocean. Just ask CSIRO scientist Dr Lisa-ann Gershwin, the director of the Australian Marine Stinger Advisory Services. 56 more words

Sydney Morning Herald