• Romy Lipszyc
  1. Is there a dirty side to hygiene?

    Western populations today appear to be having the highest incidences of allergies ever. The ‘Hygiene Hypothesis’ has skirted around emerging findings regarding modern-day immune systems. But, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/10/19/is-there-a-dirty-of-side-to-hygiene

  2. Obesity – friend or foe?

    How easy is ordering a cooked meal nowadays? A tap of your phone and a mouth-watering dish appears at your doorstep in no time. Even better, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/10/13/obesity-friend-or-foe

  3. The sour side to honey…

    Think about the last time you saw a bee. Did you squeal and squirm? Flap your arms around and begin sweating at the thought of being …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/09/07/honey-honey

  4. ‘Next, add two teaspoons of nano silica…’

    We’ve all been in the position. We’re reaching for the block of chocolate, the muesli bars, or the mi goreng and out of the corner of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/08/10/next-add-two-teaspoons-of-nano-silica