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drinking alcohol

Brain Scans Show Why People Get Aggressive After a Drink or...

Researchers have used magnetic resonance imaging scans that measure blood flow in the brain to better understand why people often become aggressive and violent after...
robot

Social Robot Developed at UNSW Set to Revolutionise Workplace Experience

Workers at the  Fuji Xerox R&D Square in Japan are about to welcome a new workmate who will take on many of their mundane...
Starbugs

Robotic ‘Starbugs’ Technology to Survey Millions of Stars

UNSW scientists will co-lead the fastest ever survey of stars in our galaxy, following the launch on thursday of a revolutionary new Australian instrument...
antibiotic resistant

Surfers Three Times More Likely to Have Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in...

Conducted by the University of Exeter, the Beach Bums study asked 300 people, half of whom regularly surf the UK’s coastline, to take rectal...
purified nanotubes

Wheat Gets Boost from Purified Nanotubes

The introduction of purified carbon nanotubes appears to have a beneficial effect on the early growth of wheatgrass, according to Rice University scientists. But...
cancer institute

New Institute to Revolutionise Cancer Imaging and Targeted Radiotherapy

The Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) Image X Institute, lead by Professor Paul Keall, will revolutionise medical imaging, transform targeted radiotherapy and enable global...
galaxiesvideo

Why Massive Galaxies Don’t Dance in Crowds

Scientists have discovered why heavyweight galaxies living in a dense crowd of galaxies tend to spin more slowly than their lighter neighbours. “Contrary to earlier...
immune system

Study Opens New Drug Therapy Targets in a Range of Diseases

Scientists have a better understanding of the immune system at a molecular level, thanks to University of Queensland-led research that may now lead to...
schizophrenia

Do You See What I See? New Research Says You Do

In this video, you will see two black dots moving across the screen. The question is: when the dots reach the centre of the screen,...
dingo fence

Dingo Fence Study Shows Dingo Extermination Leads to Poorer Soil

A comparison of conditions in the outback on either side of Australia’s dingo fence has revealed that extermination of these apex predators affects not...
Cocaine addiction

Cocaine Addiction Leads to Build-up of Iron in Brain

Given the important role that iron plays in both health and disease, iron metabolism is normally tightly regulated. Long-term cocaine use, however, seems to...
supercomputer

GW4 Joins Industry Partners to Develop ‘First of Its Kind’ Supercomputer

This unique new service, named ‘Isambard’ after the renowned Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, will provide multiple advanced architectures within the same system in...
heart attack

Scientists Create a Patch to Bypass Scars Caused by a Heart...

The international collaboration involving Imperial College London and the University of New South Wales was co-funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF). For people who...