Why did Chinese police enter Fiji and deport seventy-seven of their own citizens? Hagar Cohen investigates.
An increasing number of women in Australia and overseas are taking up the opportunity of freezing their eggs to be used later, as a kind of motherhood insurance.
But some doctors are warning that these women, mainly in their thirties, are being misled, and...
They create copycat 'science journals', exploit academic authors and publish junk 'peer reviewed' science. Hagar Cohen investigates one of the biggest of the alleged 'predatory' publishers, and the dubious tactics used in this growing sector.
Predatory publishers are exploiting academics by getting them to...
The financial links between audiologists and hearing aid manufacturers are so common in Australia, there’s a good chance the audiologist testing your hearing is on a bonus to sell you a hearing aid. So why has a practice that’s not acceptable in other parts of...
With HIV infections in Australia at a 20-year high, there’s a push to subsidise a daily pill that can stop transmission, but health professionals and the gay community are split over the drug, which some say will encourage risky sexual behaviour and could place a...
The process of approving the use of animals in scientific experiments is in crisis in Australia, with animal welfare and scientific members on key ethics committees at loggerheads.
It’s the job of animal ethics committees to assess all research proposals that use animals. They...