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Nicky Phillips is Science Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald.
Nicky Phillips High-protein, Atkins-style diets may keep you leaner but they are unlikely to help you live longer.
Nicky Phillips Plans to evacuate passengers from the stranded Akademik Shokolskiy have been delayed after a break in bad weather failed to eventuate on Tuesday morning.
Nicky Phillips An icebreaker at work is an impressive sight. After more than five days of steaming 1100 nautical miles towards Commonwealth Bay, the Aurora Australis finally began her slow crawl over thick packed...
Nicky Phillips The Aurora Australis has abandoned its first attempt to cut through the ice surrounding the stranded Akademik Shokalskiy in Antarctica after moving just two nautical miles.
Nicky Phillips, Colin Cosier Stephen Davidson remembers the moment when, after 12 hours of ramming, the Aurora Australis ice-breaker freed a ship trapped in thick sea ice in 2001.
Nicky Phillips, Colin Cosier Stephen Davidson remembers the moment when, after 12 hours of ramming, the Aurora Australis ice-breaker freed a ship trapped in thick sea ice in early in 2001.
Nicky Phillips It's rather confronting to see your first dead body or body part. I was at uni when I saw mine.
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Nicky Phillips Does it really transform a perfectly placid, delightful child into a squealing, chaotic monster in desperate need of sedation?
Nicky Phillips Do melatonin supplements prevent or reduce jet lag?
By Nicky Phillips Can fish oil supplements boost your brain power?
By Nicky Phillips It may deter vampires, but can garlic thwart the common cold?
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By Nicky Phillips There's nothing new about detoxing, people have been doing it for centuries.
By Nicky Phillips A pre-workout warmup seems like commonsense but scientists don't necessarily agree.
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By Nicky Phillips Can oysters and chocolate enhance sex?
Nicky Phillips Preening and pouting is a product of evolution.
Nicky Phillips Does trimming your hair make it grow faster?
Nicky Phillips Genetic testing can reveal your body's inner secrets, but the knowledge is not always welcome.
Nicky Phillips Do nicotine replacements help smokers quit?
Nicky Phillips The virtues of vitamin C have been debated for more than 70 years. Does it really prevent colds?
Nicky Phillips It often starts as a slight twinge, a niggling tightness in the lower abdomen that, for many women, means one thing: a urinary tract infection.