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Nicky Phillips is Science Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald.
Nicky Phillips The little blue pill that gives men more oomph in the bedroom has an unexpected benefit - it can slow the spread of malaria.
Nicky Phillips Since Danielle Friday went to Africa in 2007, rhinos number have plummeted. But she has a plan to revive their numbers.
Nicky Phillips So Johnny Depp flies into Australia on a private charter plane with his two Yorkshire terriers Boo and Pistol in tow without permits.
Nicky Phillips The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane MH370 aircraft has found a previously unknown shipwreck at the bottom of the Indian Ocean.
Nicky Phillips Researchers have found that wearing red coloured clothing can manipulate people's perceptions of you, making you seem angry and aggressive.
Nicky Phillips Unique communities of microbes found on people's shoes and phones may soon be used to track their past movements, a small study has suggests.
Nicky Phillips Researchers have observed for some time that the amount of food your dining companion consumes can influence on how much you eat.
Nicky Phillips One day Lake Eyre and the Murray-Darling Basin will cease to exist.
Nicky Phillips Driving along a highway, through a tunnel or over a bridge, most people would give little thought to the load these structures can take before they collapse. That's Scott Sloan's job.
Nicky Phillips A new test can detect signs of ovarian cancer in four out of five women who have yet to show symptoms of the disease.
Nicky Phillips Flying surgical teams into Indigenous communities for short visits to perform cataract operations, a practice pioneered by Fred Hollows, is preventing the development of long term services that would...
Nicky Phillips On May 4, International Star Wars Day, you can expect to see legions of people dressed as stormtroopers and other Star Wars characters participating in "May the fourth be with you"-themed events.
Nicky Phillips Chinese scientists have discovered a new variety of dinosaur that had wings made of a skin membrane rather than feathers.
Nicky Phillips Scientists have designed a new shingles vaccine that is 97 per cent effective in adults aged 50 to 70 years old.
Nicky Phillips If mosquitoes love the taste of your blood, new research has found you can probably thank your parents for that.
Nicky Phillips Kermit the Frog is alive and living in the tropical rainforests of Costa Rica.
Nicky Phillips Researchers, including Australians, are experimenting with 4D printing to make objects that can change shape and function over time.
Nicky Phillips Most people don't realise the brilliant physicist has children, says his daughter Lucy.
Nicky Phillips Males donate more money to charity if they see other males have donated large amounts. And they'll also be more generous if the person asking for money is an attractive woman. (Surprise, surprise).
Nicky Phillips In what might be one of the most obscure scientific discoveries of 2015, researchers have identified once and for all what happens when you crack your knuckles.