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Low doses of resveratrol improve cell survival as a component of cardio- and neuro-protection, while high doses increase cell death.
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.
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.
'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.
Collaboration with University of Queensland Medical School in Australia Provides Overseas and New Orleans Education for U.S.
An international consortium of scientists, including researchers from The University of Queensland (UQ), have probed further into the human genome than ever before.
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 â€“ a remarkable finding in animals that will surely spark discussion about how it evolved and what advantages it might confer.
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.
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.
Research conducted at The University of Queensland could contribute to the development of a vaccine and cure for West Nile virus and Dengue fever.