The importance of Sleep

Some helpful tips for a quality night’s sleep Understanding what happens during sleep also means understanding the sleep cycle. During the night, our bodies cycle through two recurring phases of sleep: REM (rapid eye movement) and NREM (non-REM or non-rapid eye...

Are you SAD that Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming The meaning of the Game of Thrones phrase “Winter is coming” has a few layers. First, and most literally, it means exactly what it says — winter is coming. The land of Westeros has very odd seasonal structures where summer and winter can last...

Australian Child Health and Air Pollution Study

Children’s health and air pollution study The Australian Child Health and Air Pollution Study investigated the relationship between air quality and respiratory health, testing 2860 students from 60 primary schools across Australia. The study will inform the revision...

PM2.5 Particles in Air

Particle pollution is a mixture of solid particles and liquid droplets. EPA Victoria monitors the air for two categories of particle size: PM2.5 and PM10. These particles are very small and are measured in micrometres (µm). PM2.5 particles are smaller than 2.5...