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2011-09-28 10:36:53

A new study into victim's satisfaction with the criminal justice system has found many victims feel their involvement in the justice system adds to their feelings of loss and trauma.

2011-09-19 19:54:25

In more than 70 per cent of legal disputes over informed consent, patients allege the doctor failed to properly explain the risks of complications.

2011-09-19 18:56:19

More species could be saved from extinction under climate change thanks to a new model scientists have developed to guide allocation of conservation funding.

2011-08-24 18:41:05

Wheezy toddlers who have a sensitivity to house dust mites are more at risk of developing asthma by the age of 12.

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2011-08-21 14:54:24

An international team of researchers believe they have identified the gene responsible for the creature's hop.

2011-08-05 14:05:09

A new study has revealed in unprecedented detail how parasites use different nutrients needed for growth, providing University of Melbourne researchers with unique drug targets against Leishmania, a tropical parasite that infects 12 million people worldwide and causes 500,000 deaths annually.

2011-08-01 14:32:23

A new source of very cold electrons will improve the quality and speed of nanoimaging for drug and materials development, to a trillionth of a second.

2011-07-14 06:35:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the increase in online scams and malicious websites, Internet consumers are 20% more trusting of websites than they were five years ago, according to a new University of Melbourne study.

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2011-07-07 09:30:16

Mother kangaroos face higher health risks to carry and raise their young than their non-reproducing sisters.

2011-07-05 12:11:14

Rising air temperatures in the Arctic region have led to an increase in rainfall and a decrease in snowfall, making the sea ice more susceptible to melting, a new study has revealed.


Word of the Day
lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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