Study finds immunity linked to gut health and diet

Researchers from the University of Sydney said the results of a preclinical study conducted by the university have improved understanding of the effect of diet on immunity and gut health. The University of Sydney study found that high-protein diets can trigger an immune response by altering the composition and activity of the gut microbiota, a … Read more

Experts say Biden’s lithium production expansion is as bad for the environment as fossil fuels

Experts say Biden's lithium production expansion is as bad for the environment as fossil fuels

Increasing domestic lithium production plays a crucial role in President Joe Biden’s green energy plan, as 2021 marked the largest deployment of solar, wind and electric batteries in US history. Nevertheless, lithium mining has quietly emerged as a significant contributor to environmental pollution in the headlong rush to abandon fossil fuels. On May 2, the … Read more

Liberal Party shouldn’t become ‘Diet Coke’ version of progressive parties: former senator

A former Queensland senator has suggested the Liberal Party should go back to its original roots instead of becoming the “diet coke” version of Labor and Greens. The comment comes after the Liberal Party’s defeat in the 2022 federal election sparked calls for the party to adopt progressive policies and shortlist more women to win … Read more