Health

The ethical future of bionic vision

bionic vision

As researchers refine the capabilities of bionic eyes, restoring sight to some blind people may be just around the corner. But what are the ethical implications of ‘artificial’ sight? Max Slattery from the University of Melbourne reports on the bionic vision debate.

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2018 Fit-lutions: 5 ways to get fit this year

get fit

  Tennis isn’t just for those interested in the Australian Open! We all love to watch it on TV, but it’s also the sport of choice for those who want to live longer. Danielle Steedman, Naturopath and Blackmores Wellbeing Coach, looks at 5 ways (including tennis) to get fit in 2018.

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Lifestyle

Missile warning and false alarms: what warnings do we have in Australia?

missile warning

“Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.” – Not a text message that should be issued to the masses lightly, or so you would think. What public warning systems do we have in Australia, what checks and balances are in place to prevent ‘false’ alarms? and what training

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Finance

Private health premiums set to rise

private health premiums

Health Minister Greg Hunt wants health insurers to deliver the lowest premium rise in more than 15 years but families could still have to pay $200 a year more.

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