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2009-06-11 15:42:10

Low doses of resveratrol improve cell survival as a component of cardio- and neuro-protection, while high doses increase cell death.

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2009-06-05 14:40:41

Writing in the peer-reviewed journal Conservation Letters on Friday, researchers noted that a system of selling credits to reduce carbon emissions in the Indonesian rainforest could provide a feasible method of conservation.

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2009-05-11 13:55:00

Researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia have found a traditional extract of Kava, a medicinal plant from the South Pacific, to be safe and effective in reducing anxiety.

2009-05-05 08:22:05

'Drought-proofing' Australia's urban regions by installing large domestic water tanks may enable the dengue mosquito Aedes aegypti to regain its foothold across the country and expand its range of possible infections.

2009-04-30 10:05:00

Collaboration with University of Queensland Medical School in Australia Provides Overseas and New Orleans Education for U.S.

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2009-04-20 10:33:57

An international consortium of scientists, including researchers from The University of Queensland (UQ), have probed further into the human genome than ever before.

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2009-03-31 09:05:24

In a study published online in Genome Research, scientists have analyzed the mitochondrial genome of the human body louse and discovered that it is fragmented into many pieces – a remarkable finding in animals that will surely spark discussion about how it evolved and what advantages it might confer.

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2009-02-27 13:54:00

Nestled just off the east coast of Australia, picturesque North Stradbroke Island is a haven for local wildlife. Yet some of the inhabitants of the island's creeks and swamps are far from peaceful.

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2009-01-02 07:35:00

Old mosquitoes are normally a catalyst in the spread of disease, so scientists from Australia have found a way to kill mosquitoes naturally by breeding them to carry an insect parasite that causes earlier death.

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2008-12-11 11:07:30

Research conducted at The University of Queensland could contribute to the development of a vaccine and cure for West Nile virus and Dengue fever.


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