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Have your health and eat meat too

Barbecued, stir-fried or roasted, there’s no doubt that Aussies love their meat. Consuming on average nearly 100 kilograms of meat per person per year, Australians are among the top meat consumers worldwide. But with statistics showing that most Australians suffer from a poor diet, and red meat production adding to greenhouse-gas emissions, finding a balance… Read More »

How to treat and prevent leg muscle cramps

Muscle cramps are painful, visible contractions of a muscle or part of a muscle. Many people experience muscle cramps in the calf. In most cases, the cramp can last for a few seconds to a few minutes before spontaneously resolving. Keep reading to learn about the causes, treatments, and prevention of leg muscle cramps. Share… Read More »

Yahya Abdul Mateen II Continues to Surprise — And Be Surprised

It’s late. Sunday night. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is taxi riding uptown to his sister’s apartment in Manhattan, scrolling through Twitter, filming himself and laughing, almost villainously. He’s been keeping a secret about his Watchmen character, Cal, for months, a secret he learned only after shooting the second episode when writer Damon Lindelof pulled him aside… Read More »

Breakthrough or a threat?: Research on genetics of same-sex behaviour ignites ethical debate

By Hannah Thomasy Are sexual preferences genetic? According to a recent paper in Science, the answer is at least partially yes. By screening close to 500,000 DNA samples, researchers identified five locations in the genome that were significantly associated with same-sex sexual behaviour. “This work supports the notion that there is a biological component to… Read More »