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2015-05-21 08:26:28

Computational studies unlock the secrets of cellulose for more sustainable and disease resistant crops MELBOURNE, Australia, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from IBM Research

fake sick days
2015-01-02 10:52:08

A new, Australia-based survey has found that younger workers are more likely to fake a sick day, or at least admit to it, than older workers.

2014-12-11 16:23:52

Initiative will help students gain a competitive-edge by working with the tools of the trade prior to graduation PHILADELPHIA, Dec.

2014-08-05 17:20:56

Since its landmark discovery in 1922, insulin has improved the health and extended the lives of more than 500 million people worldwide with diabetes mellitus.

2014-07-17 16:26:33

MELBOURNE, Australia, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prana Biotechnology (NASDAQ: PRAN; ASX: PBT) has today provided an update on its clinical development program for Alzheimer's disease. Professor

2014-06-16 13:03:46

New treatments for inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and autism could be on the horizon, after a global University of Melbourne – lead study successfully mapped the genes of a parasitic worm in pigs.

2014-05-08 09:49:32

Patients from minority ethnic groups in the US may be facing racist attitudes and beliefs that can unintentionally affect their treatment.

2014-04-17 15:40:57

Deaths from viral Hepatitis B and C have surpassed HIV/AIDS in many countries, including Australia and in Western Europe.

2014-04-11 14:48:44

A new University of Melbourne study has found that women who take iron supplements, experience a marked improvement in their exercise performance.

Brain’s Mechanism Knows When To Stop Drinking Water
2014-03-28 17:12:59

Our brains are hardwired to stop us drinking more water than is healthy, according to a new brain imaging study led by The University Of Melbourne and the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health.


Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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