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Green mango peel: a slick solution for oil contaminated soils

Nanoparticles derived from green mango peel could be the key to remediating oil sludge in contaminated soil according to new research from the University of South Australia.
28-Sep-2018 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fighting Obesity – Could It Be as Plain as Dirt?

It costs the global economy an estimated US$2 trillion annually and has been dubbed a modern day health epidemic, but new research from the University of South Australia has unearthed a possible cure for obesity – and it is as plain as dirt!
30-Aug-2018 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Discovery presents treatment hope for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases

There is new hope for the treatment of Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases following a ground-breaking discovery made by an Australian-Chinese research collaboration.
9-Aug-2018 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Call the Midwife if You Want a Water Birth: Doctors Not So Keen

An Australian study of midwives’ views on water immersion during labour and birth shows almost 90 per cent believe the practice should be offered to all pregnant women.
6-Aug-2018 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Late nights = no breakfast and more junk food for kids

Research from the University of South Australia confirms that sleep timing and sleep quality can influence the dietary behaviours of school-aged children, causing them to skip breakfast and eat more junk food, both warning signs of poor nutrition.
5-Aug-2018 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Waking Up to New Facts on Childhood Sleepwalking

Children, like adults, need quality sleep in order to function well. But, when a child sleepwalks, parents often worry about how this might impact their child’s development and behaviour. In a new study by the University of South Australia,...
27-Jul-2018 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Artificial Intelligence Can Predict Your Personality… Simply by Tracking Your Eyes

It’s often been said that the eyes are the window to the soul, revealing what we think and how we feel. Now, new research reveals that your eyes may also be an indicator of your personality type, simply by the way they move.
27-Jul-2018 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mum’s Sleep Matters: The Effect of Sleep on an Unborn Baby

How much sleep mothers get when they are pregnant can impact on the health of their growing baby, according to a new scoping study conducted by the University of South Australia.
23-Jul-2018 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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