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Beating Diabetes: Is There a Role for Nutraceuticals?

Every five minutes, someone in Australia is diagnosed with diabetes. It’s Australia’s fastest growing chronic condition, but as its prevalence grows more people are adding dietary supplements to their diets in the hope of reducing their risk of...
14-Nov-2019 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Is the king of the jungle, really a couch potato?

Active at work, restful at play – it seems fair enough, but if you have a very active or physical job, too much rest could put you at risk of obesity, according to new research from the University of South Australia.
12-Nov-2019 9:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Trauma and kids:

As catastrophic bushfires continue to rage across New South Wales and Queensland, thousands of people are reeling from the devastation. It’s a shocking start to Australia’s fire season, but beyond the physical damage, the emotional scars...
11-Nov-2019 10:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Game on, Ping-Pong:

Virtual reality (VR) could become the next big thing to complement sports training as new research from the University of South Australia shows how it can significantly improve players’ real-world sports skills.
11-Nov-2019 10:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Sustainable tourism: An idea whose time has come

Research from the University of South Australia suggests if we want to preserve the positive aspects of travel, we must urgently rethink our approach to it – as a planet.
29-Oct-2019 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Young mums more likely to have kids with ADHD

Young mothers have a greater chance of having a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) according to new research from the University of South Australia. Exploring the genetic relationship between female reproductive traits and...
24-Oct-2019 4:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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World first study with drone cameras now separates living from the dead

Autonomous drone cameras have been trialled for several years to detect signs of life in disaster zones. Now, in a world first study, researchers from Adelaide and Iraq have taken this a step further.
24-Oct-2019 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Mapping international drug use through the world’s largest wastewater study

A seven-year project monitoring illicit drug use in 37 countries via wastewater samples shows that cocaine use was skyrocketing in Europe in 2017 and Australia had a serious problem with methamphetamine.
23-Oct-2019 3:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Children starting school? Don't stop the bedtime story.

24-Jan-2019 10:05 PM EST

Doing School Differently

Alternative schooling programs could deliver greater learning outcomes for young people who are struggling at school, according to University of South Australia researcher, Dr Thomas Stehlik.
22-Jul-2018 10:05 PM EDT

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The University of South Australia is a globally connected and engaged university helping to solve the problems of industry and the professions. We are also South Australia’s largest university with over 31,000 students located across six campuses. Our teaching is industry-informed, our research is inventive and adventurous. We create knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity. Our graduates are the new professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. We are Australia’s University of Enterprise.

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