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Larissa Nicholson is a journalist at The Canberra Times.
Larissa Nicholson A REGULAR dose of sunlight could immediately prevent shortsighted children's eyes from getting worse, new research suggests.
Ewa Kretowicz, Larissa Nicholson and Meredith Clisby THE public had seen the political stoushes and heard about the legal battle, but on Saturday it finally got the love stories.
Larissa Nicholson Chief minister Katy Gallagher should not have allowed this weekends’ same-sex weddings to go ahead, the ACT opposition leader said.
Larissa Nicholson Re-planting trees cleared in the 1930s and '40s can help protect fresh water species from the impact of climate change.
Larissa Nicholson Obesity Australia fears the government's lack of respect for science will hinder its ability to tackle the country's weight crisis.
Larissa Nicholson GPs are facing bureaucratic hurdles in treating patients with obesity problems.
Larissa Nicholson Men who are slim and healthy when their children are conceived could be helping generations of offspring avoid obesity.
Larissa Nicholson Graziers managing more than 2 million hectares across south-eastern Australia could face escalating costs and diminishing returns in coming decades.
Larissa Nicholson A treatment to help prevent aggressive cancers from recurring could be less than a decade away, thanks to Canberra researchers.
Larissa Nicholson Nearly 90 per cent of Canberra residents think climate change is a genuine problem, a new ACT government-commissioned survey shows.
Larissa Nicholson About 25 ANU students and friends began a push for exclusion zones around abortion clinics in Canberra on Friday morning.
Larissa Nicholson The ACT's WorkSafe commissioner is investigating a complaint of bullying within the ACT Ambulance Service, one of eight complaints across the territory's public service.
Larissa Nicholson For about three weeks a year, students walking near the Australian National University's endangered grassy woodlands may catch a smell of cocoa in the air.
Peter Jean and Larissa Nicholson Charity and community group sausage sizzles will be exempted from new food safety regulations, ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has announced.
Larissa Nicholson An Australian National University researcher has created the foundation for an exceptionally fast and powerful quantum computer.
Larissa Nicholson Canberra teenagers experiencing mental health problems are facing a six-week wait for specialised services, ACT Health said.
Larissa Nicholson At 11am on Monday, Jon Howse plans to be at the Australian War Memorial, paying tribute to his grandfather.
Larissa Nicholson A spooky underworld of fortune tellers and trolls lurked beneath Yarralumla on Sunday afternoon.
Larissa Nicholson The ACT's bush trails are being left unsafe, inaccessible or unusable for extended periods of time, a new government planning document acknowledges.
Larissa Nicholson The Australian Research Council is due to officially announce $522 million worth of grants for 1177 research projects on Friday.