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‘One sip can kill’: why a highly toxic herbicide should be banned in Australia

  Picture: Shuttlestock There’s a weedkiller used in Australia that’s so toxic, one sip could kill you. It’s called paraquat and debate is brewing over...

Alexei Navalny has long been a fierce critic of the Kremlin. If he was poisoned, why now? And what does it mean?

Picture: Sergey Ponomarev/AP The headlines are grim. Alexei Navalny, a key leader of the Russian opposition, is currently fighting for his life in a coma after...

People who shoot risk unhealthy levels of lead exposure

 Shooters exposed to lead at work over long periods of time, like military personnel in firing ranges, risk a range of medical complaints A gun...