Monthly Archives: October 2015


The Microbiome Inside Us All

October 30th, 2015

With so much attention given to personal mindfulness and individual health, it’s easy to forget about the bigger picture. For every cell in the human body there are 10 non-human cells, with the microbial residents of our bodies greatly affecting every aspect of our health and well-being. In order to reach your full potential in these stressful modern times, it’s […]

Levitation Becomes a Reality

October 23rd, 2015

A real-life sonic tractor beam has been developed in the United Kingdom, with this exciting breakthrough set to influence the worlds of technology and medicine over the next few decades. While acoustic levitation has been achieved before, previous efforts always involved surrounding the object with speakers. The use of a single-sided device to manipulate objects greatly extends the potential of […]

Future of Mining in Australia

October 19th, 2015

The future of the mining sector in Australia is uncertain, with a slowing China continuing to affect commodity prices along with an increasing drive towards renewables. While the future of the coal industry is likely to benefit from increasing demand in south-east Asia in coming years, an oversupply of key resources continues to influence both coal and iron ore prices. […]

Is Housing Supply On The Way Down?

October 16th, 2015

The relationship between supply and demand has always had a strong impact on property prices. With building approvals dropping below market expectations and demand for housing on the rise in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia may have already experienced a property peak. While building approvals have risen strongly since 2012 and new construction projects are on the cards for western Sydney, […]

The Truth About Recycling

October 9th, 2015

Human waste management and disposal is a massive global problem that needs to be constantly addressed. Recycling is often promoted as the ultimate solution, with programs available around the world to help save energy, reduce waste, and re-use important resources. While recycling is essentially good for the environment, it may not be as helpful as you think. The collection, transportation […]

Not All Fats Are Made Equal

October 2nd, 2015

Fat has a bad reputation, with people widely associating it with obesity and disease. While the consumption of some fats can lead to problems, other fats are absolutely essential for a balanced diet. It’s important to recognise the differences between fats in order to maximise your dietary intake, with specific fats essential for energy, brain function, vitamin transportation, hormone regulation, […]