The risk of death by age two among infants born before 28 weeks’ gestation is up to 45 per cent higher when they receive targeted oxygen saturation in the range of 85–89 per cent compared to 91-95 per cent, according to research published today in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The 2016 Closing the Gap report fails to address nutrition despite its crucial importance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, argues Professor Stephen Simpson.
The University of Sydney has partnered with other universities in New South Wales to offer scholarships, financial assistance and other support for refugees on a humanitarian visa.
Elastin is a crucial building block; during a person’s life, the elastin in a blood vessel, for example, will go through an estimated two billion cycles of pulsation. But how the tissue achieved this flexibility remained a mystery. A paper published in Science Advances reports the discovery by an international group of researchers was a surprise, with the dynamics likened to the molecule doing a ballet dance.
New algorithms designed for the MAMMOTH, an experimental planetary rover, have won a University of Sydney research student this year’s international MathWorks Simulink Student Challenge.
"Acknowledging the traditional owners upon whose ancestral lands the University of Sydney campuses stand."