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meningitis

Trojan Horse: How a Killer Fungus Unleashes Meningitis

In a world first, University of Sydney researchers have revealed how a deadly fungus and primary cause of life-threatening meningitis exploits the immune system...
smart bandage

Sydney Students Design Smart Bandage for Burns

A team of undergraduate students who envisioned a new way to harness design and biotechnology, has been selected as a finalist to present at...
monkeys

Monkeys Eat Fats and Carbs to Keep Warm

Crave comfort foods in cooler months? You're in good company. Golden snub-nosed monkeys prefer to eat more fats and carbohydrates in winter to help...
marine environment

Nutritional Quality of Fish and Squid Reduced by Warm Water Events

The nutritional quality of fish and squid deteriorates under warm water events, research reveals - with implications for the marine environment, marine predators and...
water waves

Making Waves: New Study Proves Long-Standing Physics Theory

An international team of researchers, led by the University of Sydney, has used the famous 'Schrödinger equation' to prove the existence of a wall...
walkingvideo

Walking Faster Could Make You Live Longer

Researchers call for walking pace to be emphasised in public health messages, as analysis of over 50,000 walkers finds a faster pace is associated...
Bacterial biofilms

Bacterial Biofilms Target of New Manufacturing Research Partnership

Novel solutions for biofilm infections are the focus of a collaborative research agreement between the University of Sydney, Whiteley Corporation and the Innovative Manufacturing...
Epileptic Seizuresvideo

Prediction Method Developed for Epileptic Seizures

System to predict epileptic seizures developed by Dr Omid Kavehei designed to give 30-minute warning using data from a non-surgical device and is based...
food as medicine

Food as Medicine: Fixing Health with a Fork

The idea that food has medicinal properties dates to Antiquity but has seen a revival in recent times with an abundance of research, journals,...
nanoscale porphyrin scaffolds

Discovery for Grouping Atoms Invokes Pasteur

Australian scientists have found a new way to make isomers - molecules made of the same atoms connected together differently - which is expected...
hepatitis viruses

New Cat Virus Could Shed Light on Hepatitis B

The discovery of the companion cat hepadnavirus in the same family as hep B in humans could provide clues about the evolution of potentially...
vision loss

Satellite Imaging Techniques May Help Reduce Preventable Vision Loss

Researchers at the Centre for Eye Health at UNSW Sydney have devised a novel approach to classify and diagnose blinding eye diseases, such as...
3D Printing Systems, Laser Sintering, 3D printed electronics, 3D printed, Landmark 3D Metal Additive, copper inks

Optomec Showcases Industrial 3D Printing Systems at the National Manufacturing Conference

Optomec, a leading global supplier of production grade additive manufacturing systems, announced today that the company, along with its partner, EMONA, will showcase its industry proven Aerosol...
carbon footprint

Global Tourism Carbon Footprint Quantified in World First

Tourism has been revealed to be responsible for almost a tenth of greenhouse gas emissions, with flights a major component. The paper highlights a...
type 2 diabetes

Analysing Data to Understand Type 2 Diabetes

Sydney researchers believe untapped medical records could be used to predict when a person is at risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D). In a new...
stars interrogated

340,000 Stars Interrogated in Search for Sun’s Siblings

A Sydney-led international group of astronomers has revealed the "DNA" of more than 340,000 stars in the first major data release from the Galactic...
stem cell medicine

Scientists Unlock Path to Use Cell’s Nanoparticles as Biomarkers

Developing a method to identify individual cell messengers, called extracellular vesicles, means they can now be used to detect cancer and other disease and...
PET scanning

New Imaging Technique Could Lower Radiation Risk from PET Scans

A University of Sydney medical imaging expert is among a team of global researchers who have developed a new PET scanning technique that promises...
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

How ADHD Affects Pregnancy Outcomes in Women and Their Babies

Women on medication for ADHD should not stop treatment without consulting a doctor, says Dr Alison Poulton. Women on medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder...
animal breeding

Breeding Trouble: Study Finds Fishy Issues with Captive Stocks

Sydney scientists have found captive-born animals have on average almost half the odds of reproductive success compared to their wild-born counterparts in captivity; in...