After more than a decade on the drawing board, a farmer and an engineer say they have created a generator that runs off green waste, recycles its emissions, and costs virtually nothing.
Posted in Agribusiness, Agricultural Chemicals, Alternative Energy, Australian Feed Postings, Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals, Electricity Energy and Utilities, Emissions Trading, Energy, Environmental Technology, Environmentally Sustainable Business, Ethical Investment, Recycling and Waste Management, Regional, Regional Development, Trade, Trees, Wheat
The health outcomes of millions of patients is effected by what specialist doctors write into guidelines for the medical industry.
Regional Australians are feeling 'pill shamed' and are avoiding treatment due to the stigma around mental health medication and a lack of confidentiality in small-town pharmacies.
Posted in Anxiety, Australian Feed Postings, Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals, Depression, Doctors and Medical Professionals, Drugs and Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, Health, Healthcare Facilities, Medical Ethics, Mental Health, Pharmaceuticals, Psychology, Psychosis, Regional, Suicide
Can weedkiller damage male fertility and could solar panels cause cancer?
Posted in Agricultural Chemicals, Australian Feed Postings, Chemical Control, Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals, Chemistry, Control Methods, Diet and Nutrition, Education, Health, Horticulture, Pests, Diseases and Control Methods, Pseudo-Science, Rural, Science, Science and Technology, Solar Energy
Verbally abused and threatened in stores, Chinese personal shoppers — known as daigou — are feeling the brunt of what they claim are "biased" media reports and negative public perception.
A federal parliament inquiry argues no families should be trapped on land contaminated by PFAS chemicals and recommended the Commonwealth offer financial compensation for residents exposed to the substance.
Months behind schedule, Queensland's first licensed medicinal cannabis farm has started growing plants with the aim of manufacturing medicines from early next year.
Posted in Agricultural Crops, Alternative Medicine, Australian Feed Postings, Cannabis, Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals, Crop Harvesting, Drug Use, Health, Horticulture, Industry, Pharmaceuticals, Plant Cultivation and Propagation, Rural
Despite suffering extensive staff losses since being forced to move to Armidale, the pesticides regulator blames delays in a critical review of a popular insecticide on "complexity of information".
Bee corpses are piling up in backyards in the town of Peterborough, prompting dark suspicions from locals and theories from academics. But no one knows what is causing the deaths.
Posted in Animal Welfare, Animals, Australian Feed Postings, Biological Diversity, Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals, Children, Environmental Impact, Environmental Management, Family, Gardening, Gardens, Invertebrates - Insects and Arachnids, Pests, Diseases and Control Methods, Weeds - Horticulture
Strong medications normally reserved for the very mentally unwell are being used too often and freely on elderly patients, causing damaging side effects and premature death.