Feb 12, 2017
The Diet Skeptic... with Mandy-Lee Noble
A2 or not A2... that is the question. Is A2 milk better than A1? Should you be raiding your local supermarket for all the A2 milk you can carry? Will the cows go on strike? Find out this week as Mandy-Lee take a long slurp of A2 milk.
Brew Ha Ha: Science in less time than it takes to order a coffee
With Ben Lewis
US scientists have gone rogue … 140 characters at a time. Rogue Twitter accounts have popped up since being ordered by the government to stop tweeting valid, factual scientific information. Just ignoring scientific issues like climate change isn’t going to make them go away and we're all for keeping the science communication going.
Further reading via ABC News: http://ab.co/2k83Hp2
In Mozambique, humans and birds have teamed up in the hunt for a
sweet reward. Both benefit from this relationship.
The greater honeyguide bird relies on humans to crack open the hive to access the eggs and larvae inside. Meanwhile, the humans are able to find honey from beehives. This unlikely team is the sweetest thing you'll hear of today.
Further reading via ABC: http://ab.co/2a04W4k and via Science: http://bit.ly/2a3It7E
Chiro group distances itself from anti-vaxxers
The Chiropractors Association of Australia, the largest professional group for chiropractors in the country, has come down against the Australian Vaccination-sceptics Network for linking itself to the CAA.
Researchers warn of dire effects from herbal remedies
Herbal products, portrayed as softer and more ‘natural’ alternatives to prescription medication, can have “dire effects” on users, including acute hepatic and renal failure, exacerbation of pre-existing conditions and diseases, and even death.
Sydney Ghosts and a HOT Night Out
We join the 'Stranger Things Down Under' group as they roam the streets of Sydney looking for ghosts with spooky tour guide Rowan Greaves.