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Nicky Phillips

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Nicky Phillips is Science Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald.

Superfoods or superfrauds? Scientists are unimpressed

Kale

New superfoods seem to be discovered with increasing frequency, but there's no magic berry, writes Nicky Phillips.

Food News | Nicky Phillips | Thu Jul 03 17:55:02 EST 2014

Toxic estuaries in NSW making rock oysters infertile

High concentrations of metals in Port Jackson, Port Kembla and Botany Bay are having a major impact on marine life, researchers have found.

Food News | Nicky Phillips | Sun Apr 13 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just a spoonful of sugar helps the aggressiveness go down

Sugar

People prone to aggressive behaviour can reduce their outbursts and control their impulse to fight by using their non-dominant hand or consuming a little sugar, new research has found.

Food News | Nicky Phillips | Sun Nov 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

The origins of cheese revealed

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FOR those who enjoy a slice of creamy camembert or a wedge of aged cheddar, be thankful our ancestors were lactose intolerant.

Food News | Nicky Phillips | Thu Dec 13 09:05:03 EST 2012