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2009-08-06 12:30:00

Medical cement is commonly used to treat cracks in the spines of elderly people, however a study of the procedure revealed that the people undergoing the treatment had no better results than those receiving a fake treatment.

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2009-07-20 09:51:02

A team of international astrophysicists, including Dr Maria Lugaro from Monash University, has discovered a new explanation for the early composition of our solar system.

2009-07-08 12:18:23

A Monash University study has proven a critical link between obesity and the onset of Type 2 diabetes, a discovery which could lead to the design of a drug to prevent the disease.

2009-04-28 10:16:48

Monash University scientists have unlocked the physics of the perfect pizza toss and will use it to design the next generation of micro motors thinner that a human hair.

2009-04-03 11:56:47

Monash University researchers have shown that babies born to a mother who smokes are more likely to be slower to wake or respond to stimulation – and this may explain their increased risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

2009-02-03 08:49:02

A team of Monash University researchers led by Professor James Whisstock has made a major breakthrough in the international fight against malaria, which claims the life of a child across the world every 30 seconds.

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2009-01-20 12:55:23

In the future, surgeons may be aided by the use of micro-motors to perform a range of minimally invasive procedures, researchers reported on Tuesday.

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2008-12-08 11:56:34

Scientists from Monash University, Melbourne have shown that infants born prematurely have lower blood pressure during sleep in the first six months of life, compared to healthy, full-term infants.

2008-10-14 12:00:23

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/22020d/weld_cracking_in_f) has announced the addition of Woodhead Publishing Ltd's new book "Weld Cracking in Ferrous Alloys" to their offering.

2008-06-30 00:02:24

THE field of information technology continues to offer wide career opportunities for those equipped with the right knowledge, as the use of computing technology has become indispensable in the workplace.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.