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Call to reform drug driving laws as study shows impairment lasts hours

Call to reform drug driving laws as study shows impairment lasts hours

Researchers at the University of Sydney say drivers can have the intoxicating component of cannabis in their body and still be competent to drive.

  • by Andrew Taylor

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Common cholesterol drugs could help devils out of facial tumour hell

Common cholesterol drugs could help devils out of facial tumour hell

Tasmanian devils have had their numbers drastically reduced by aggressive facial tumours. Now, research has shown a common drug could be the key to saving them.

  • by Stuart Layt
AstraZeneca’s vaccine: your questions answered

AstraZeneca’s vaccine: your questions answered

The federal government’s main vaccine to inoculate Australians against COVID-19 has been hit with concerns over blood clotting. What now for the rollout?

  • by Liam Mannix
‘Crazy news’: Woman falls pregnant while already pregnant

‘Crazy news’: Woman falls pregnant while already pregnant

Rebecca Roberts gave birth to twins conceived three weeks apart.

  • by Sydney Page
Team wants to compare how pandemic felt in Queensland and Victoria

Team wants to compare how pandemic felt in Queensland and Victoria

A survey is being conducted in two different states, to see how young people handled contrasting pandemic experiences.

  • by Stuart Layt
Oldest ever Australian bone tools found in the Kimberley used as long as 46,000 years ago

Oldest ever Australian bone tools found in the Kimberley used as long as 46,000 years ago

The unearthing in the Kimberley of the oldest bone tools ever found in Australia is debunking the assumption such equipment was only used in southern parts of the country.

  • by Peter de Kruijff
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‘Tantalising’ results of two experiments could break the known laws of physics

‘Tantalising’ results of two experiments could break the known laws of physics

Preliminary results from two experiments suggest something could be wrong with the basic way physicists think the universe works, a prospect that has scientists baffled and thrilled.

  • by Seth Borenstein
Ancient bone tools confirmed as among oldest in Australia

Ancient bone tools confirmed as among oldest in Australia

Ancient bone tools discovered in a Kimberley cave have been dated to up to 46,000 years old, making them among the oldest ever found.

  • by Stuart Layt
How to think about AstraZeneca and this rare clotting syndrome

How to think about AstraZeneca and this rare clotting syndrome

There are two perspectives when thinking about very much unproven link between AstraZeneca’s vaccine and the rare clotting disorder some are now calling VIPIT.

  • by Liam Mannix
Researchers reworking UQ COVID vaccine to fight viruses in the future

Researchers reworking UQ COVID vaccine to fight viruses in the future

UQ researchers have taken their first steps towards re-engineering their molecular clamp to fight COVID and other diseases.

  • by Stuart Layt
Here’s what we know about AstraZeneca and that rare blood clotting disorder

Here’s what we know about AstraZeneca and that rare blood clotting disorder

There is no hard evidence of a link between the vaccine that will dominate Australia’s rollout and the syndrome, but experts are watchful nonetheless.

  • by Liam Mannix