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Sally Pryor When Gordon Peake first arrived in East Timor for a short research trip in 2007, he was instantly captivated by the complex and energetic country. His resulting book struck exactly the right chord with readers and reviewers alike, and has been named ACT Book of the Year.
Mary Ward A high-tech necklace can monitor what is going down a wearer's throats and report how healthy it is, a report says.
Henry Belot Women who smoke cigarettes while pregnant are putting their daughters at risk of developing ovarian and breast cancer, according to new research from the Australian National University.
Henry Belot New guidelines published by the World Health Organisation recommend Australians reduce their daily intake of sugar to 10 per cent of their total energy intake.
Amy Corderoy A surgical oncologist has said Jessica Ainscough, a young woman who shunned conventional treatment for a rare form of cancer, was a victim of, and complicit in promoting, dangerous therapies.
Jenna Clarke Move over Stereo Shredders, the bulkers of Mardi Gras are here.
Julia Medew Children watching cricket games on TV are being exposed to thousands of alcohol promotions over many hours because of a loophole in the television broadcasting code, an audit has found.
Alexandra Smith Principals remained concerned that parents may misinterpret the NAPLAN scores published on My School, while some parents feel the publication of the results do not paint a true picture of a school, a new study into opinions on about the federal government's website reveals.
Marina Williams The sale of a 40-year Aboriginal art collection offers a unique insight to Australia’s history.