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2011-08-03 08:05:58

Eight out of ten Australians would radically change their risky behavior if tests showed they had a genetic susceptibility to depression, a national study has found.

2011-06-22 14:34:00

Bicycle-related head injuries fell significantly in the months after mandatory helmet legislation came into effect in NSW, and recent calls for a repeal of the laws should be rejected, new research based on hospital admissions data shows.

2011-06-06 15:41:29

Using the only microscope of its kind in Australia, medical scientists have been able for the first time to see the inner workings of T-cells, the front-line troops that alert our immune system to go on the defensive against germs and other invaders in our bloodstream.

2011-04-04 18:27:21

Fertility is a priority for many young women with breast cancer, yet new research has found many have little knowledge about fertility issues, leading to confusion and conflict around planning for a family.

2011-02-18 13:40:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Student Access Student Choice (SASC) coalition today released the following statement in response to the vote in the U.S.

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2011-02-08 12:40:00

Researchers said that when people who smoke marijuana become mentally ill, psychiatric diseases start earlier than it would if they did not smoke pot.

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2010-11-03 11:57:48

The mysterious origins of Australia's bizarre and secretive marsupial moles have been cast in a whole new and unexpected light with the first discovery in the fossil record of one of their ancestors.

2010-09-27 17:24:26

A team led by engineers and physicists at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia, have developed one of the key building blocks needed to make a quantum computer using silicon: a "single electron reader".

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2010-08-02 11:00:00

For the first time, scientists have shown that selective breeding of domestic dogs is not only dramatically changing the way animals look but is also driving major changes in the canine brain.

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2010-05-04 13:57:43

Reasonable worst-case scenarios for global warming could lead to deadly temperatures for humans in coming centuries.


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