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Pre-Diabetes Discovery Marks Step Towards Precision Medicine

Identification of three molecules that can be used to accurately assess pre-diabetes – a key predictor of conditions such as diabetes and high blood...
human perception

Neuroscience Research Shows the Brain Is Strobing, Not Constant

It’s not just our eyes that play tricks on us, but our ears. That’s the finding of a landmark Australian-led collaboration that provides new...
climate change

15,000 Scientists Warn Time Is Running out to Save the Planet

Twenty five years ago, a majority of the world’s living Nobel Laureates united to sign a warning letter about the Earth; today, scientists have...
continental breakup

Continental Breakup Triggered Massive CO2, GHG Emissions

Rate of change slower than today but knowledge will help plan for future warming Currently human activity is the primary driver of elevating atmospheric CO2,...
diabetes

The New Research That Could Transform Diabetes Treatment

In the lead-up to World Diabetes Day 2017, newly appointed Associate Professor Samantha Hocking is determined to challenge the one-size-fits-all approach to treatment. Associate Professor...
diabetes, Zoonosis, spin, human nutrition, blockchain

Study: Generalizing Disease Knowledge Can Help Combat Zoonosis Risks

If you were bitten by a bird, would you be concerned about getting sick? How likely would you be to seek medical attention? As...
blockchain

University of Sydney’s Super-fast Blockchain Gets Even Faster

New global trials have shown the University of Sydney’s super-fast ‘Red Belly Blockchain’ can process financial transactions 50 percent faster than first anticipated –...
plant metabolism

New Technique Tracks Plant Photosynthesis from Space

University of Sydney and NASA researchers have developed a revolutionary new technique to image plant photosynthesis using satellite-based remote-sensing, with potential applications in climate...
Squirtablevideo

‘Squirtable’ Elastic Glue Seals Wounds in 60 Seconds

A highly elastic and adhesive surgical glue that quickly seals wounds without the need for common staples or sutures could transform how surgeries are...
solar carvideo

UNSW’s Sleek New Solar Car Takes on the World

Sunswift Violet, a sleek four-seat sedan designed and built by engineering students at UNSW, left Sydney on Wednesday on a 4,300 km drive to...
extinctionvideo

Size Matters in Battle Against Extinction, Scientists Find

Researchers have found the Goldilocks zone for animals lies in being mid-sized, with apex predators over-hunted and small vertebrates like pollinators threatened by habitat...
marine plants

Tiny Fighters in Sediments Determine Success of Invasive Marine Plants

Armies of microbes that are invisible to the naked eye battle it out to determine whether exotic marine plants successfully invade new territory and...
galaxyvideo

Astronomers Spun Up by Galaxy-Shape Finding

For the first time astronomers have measured how a galaxy’s spin affects its shape. It sounds simple, but measuring a galaxy’s true 3D shape is...
Spray dryer

New Spray Dryer Boosts Efficiency and Cost Savings for Industry

Spray dryers use hot gas to convert liquid to powders and are widely used by industry for the creation of dry foods – including...
quantum computer

Quantum Detectives in the Hunt for World’s First Quantum Computer

Scientists at the University of Sydney are entering a new phase as they scale up the next generation of quantum-engineered devices. These devices will form...
manuka honey

Honey with High Unique Manuka Factor Heals Wounds

New research has tested whether UMF 20 honey had better effects on healing  than UMF 5 honey and generic-store bought honey, compared to untreated...
quantum computing

Australia’s First Quantum Computing Hardware Company Launches at UNSW

Australia’s first hardware quantum computing company, Silicon Quantum Computing Pty Ltd, has been launched to advance the development and commercialisation of the University of...
virtual reality

Australia’s largest Immersive Learning Laboratory now in Sydney

University of Sydney students are receiving in-the-field experience and journeying to new territories – from foreign lands to the outer reaches of space –...
Immune System

Viruses up Their Game in Arms Race with Immune System

In a classic example of the evolutionary arms race between a host and a pathogen, the myxoma virus — introduced to control the rabbit...
Zinc-Air Batteries

University of Sydney Charges Ahead on Zinc-Air Batteries

University of Sydney researchers have found a solution for one of the biggest stumbling blocks preventing zinc-air batteries from overtaking conventional lithium-ion batteries as...