Mad science of human lab rats

Scientist Kyong-Sup Yoon needed head lice for his research - so he attached a plastic container to his leg, seeded it ...

True stories of scientists who took their research to extremes are stranger - and bloodier - than fiction.

Which rice is better for you?

Rice is the perfect addition to numerous dishes. But which one is the healthiest variety?

White long grain, basmati or brown? We put three popular rice varieties to the test.

Cynic trials gratitude diary

'The power of the process wasn't about all those huge life elements. It was about noting down the tiny things that made ...

Why you should literally 'count your blessings'.

Play to your strengths

We all have personal strengths. The trick is to design a life where they're put to good use.

The more we use our strengths, the happier we are.

When chemo takes your tastebuds

Myself and my leprechaun friend Larry. Chemo seems to have the same impact on him.

OPINION: My mind might be watching Masterchef in 2017 in the chemo ward, but my mouth is basically re-living the 1970s.

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Dr DRE may save your life

There is no need to fear a DRE (Digital Rectal Examination).

Men often fear checkups because of the DRE, the Digital Rectal Examination. It takes seconds and could save your life.

Lucy Hone: Play to your strengths

The more we use our strengths, the happier we are.

Which rice is better for you?

Think curling looks easy?

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Dr DRE may save your life

There is no need to fear a DRE (Digital Rectal Examination).

Men often fear checkups because of the DRE, the Digital Rectal Examination. It takes seconds and could save your life.

No more limits

A double blow robbed him of his father and gave him a serious brain injury.

Unlike our cattle, my kunekune pig, Apple Sauce, has a future that doesn't involve slow-cooked brisket.

Change starts one meal at a time

OPINION: New reducetarians can start small. Why not do a Bill English and swap pineapple for pepperoni on your pizza?

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Dr DRE may save your life

There is no need to fear a DRE (Digital Rectal Examination).

Men often fear checkups because of the DRE, the Digital Rectal Examination. It takes seconds and could save your life.

Mid-life cynic trials gratitude diary

Why you should literally 'count your blessings'.

When a stranger performs an act of grace everyone reacts with complete surprise.

Leah McFall: Kindest regards

Have you ever sat in the back row of a domestic flight? In the planes with 29 rows? I totally recommend it.

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