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2011-10-07 13:50:00

Ascent Scientific, together with Freie Universität Berlin, The University of Newcastle and Children's Medical Research Institute today announced that they have entered into an exclusive

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2011-06-27 05:45:00

Researchers in Australia have found that a chemical compound typically used on heart patients may raise chances of survival for snakebite victims.

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2011-05-16 08:15:00

Climbing is possibly one of the riskiest things an adult tarantula can do.

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2008-11-19 10:49:25

A new study provides the first evidence of a link between alcohol-industry sponsorship and hazardous drinking among sportspeople.

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2008-09-05 13:25:00

Australian researchers and a pathology company have joined forces to develop a world-first computerized system which may reveal a way to predict premature birth with greater accuracy.

2008-03-25 09:08:06

Hunter researchers have discovered that male babies born prematurely are more vulnerable to cardiovascular complications than female babies.

2007-12-29 03:00:22

By Morgan, Philip Hansen, Vibeke ABSTRACT The quality of physical education (PE) programs in primary schools has been questioned in the literature because of the difficulties that classroom teachers experience when teaching PE.

2005-09-07 18:38:56

A team from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne has developed the world's first web-based resource aimed at supporting disabled research students through their courses.

2005-08-06 14:41:57

Mothers-to-be with lower levels of the vitamin folate in their body during early pregnancy are more likely to have babies with lower, or less healthy, birth weights, a study has revealed.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.