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New ‘charismatic’ spiders discovered in Australia

Three new peacock spiders have been revealed by an Australian taxonomist, but he swears they are “harmless” and “charismatic.” The species from Western Australia were revealed by Joseph Schubert, who posted an image on Twitter this week announcing the spiders had been officially named. “Meet Australia’s three newest species,” Schubert wrote. “As of today they… Read More »

Food allergies are all too common in Australia, but there are ways to help avoid them – ABC News

Australia has one of highest rates of allergies in the world, and according to research from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, the highest published rates of food allergy in children. It is estimated, based upon this research, that approximately 1 in 10 infants experience a food allergy. We also know that there has been between… Read More »