Fran Molloy

Fran Molloy

Journalist Editor Researcher Writer

Health, Education, Science, Technology, Business, Finance, Insurance, Parenting, Environment, Energy

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The Melbourne Age

Russian dolls - Icon -

Mar 12, 2005... foreign marriage sites? Lonely hearts searching for true romance or internet scammers duping the innocent? Fran Molloy...

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A greener world - Gadgets - Technology

Adelaide-based company Computer Control Instrumentation has a product called Power-Mate that can help you work out how much power is used by every electrical appliance in your home. Engineer Mike Russ...

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TV - Digital Life -

Digital TV decoded · Unspecified. Fran Molloy Those deciding to switch to a digital TV can be confounded by the...

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Tai Chi - LifeStyle -

A not-so-easy fit · Yoga. Fran Molloy If you think your exercise routine is covering all the bases, think again....

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All systems go - Technology

Some very hard decisions were made for our family road-trip - not all of them good. Plenty of other holidaymakers are getting ready to face the same quandary.
There's a raft of travel gadgets out ther...

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Bells and whistles - Technology

Are you up to date with the latest gear?
I know about it but I don't run out and buy everything. I tend to keep my finger on the pulse by searching on the net and reading up on things, so I am aware o...

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Code cracker - Livewire - Technology

What does an ethical hacker do?
We break into our client's computing environment - with permission. Usually we try to break through firewalls, mail servers or web servers. But for an internet banking ...

The Melbourne Age

Digital Life - laptop news and articles

The humble keyboard is facing competition from touch and voice-recognition technology. Fran Molloy reports.
It was 1968 when Stanley Kubrick's film 2001: A Space Odyssey introduced HAL 9000 - the comp...

The Melbourne Age

Doctor in the house - Health And Fitness

Urine test for follicle-stimulating hormone indicates if transition to menopause is occurring.
Introduced in the US in 1978 for home testing nine days after a missed period. Now tests ...

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Drawing on outside influences

Varied skills helped this animator thrive, Fran Molloy writes.
ROLF Harris seems an unlikely character on which to base a business model, but it's worked well for cartoonist and public speaker Brett B...

The Melbourne Age

Drugs offer cold comfort - Colds & Flu - Health In Focus

Fran Molloy
May 26, 2005
The side-effects may outweigh the benefits, writes Fran Molloy.
Karen Salter went to her local pharmacy looking for something to relieve her cold symptoms. "I was so congested...

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The Melbourne Age

e-health | PCEHR | e-records - The Age

Time is running out for a co-ordinated approach to mitigate safety risks to patients.

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e-Records database slated for a slow, incomplete start - The Age

July 1 launch likely to be more fizz than fireworks.