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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.
More premature babies could survive if their levels of oxygen are kept in the top half of the previously accepted range, says new research in today's New England Journal of Medicine.
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.
Not getting enough sleep does a disservice to our brain and physical health. Associate Professor Chin Moi Chow explains how to improve your chances of getting a good night’s rest.
The Sky and the Sea: Ancient Cypriot Art brings together a beautiful range of objects from the museum’s Cypriot collection – the largest in Australia and the world’s fourth largest outside Cyprus - to demonstrate the evolution of Cyprus’ culture.
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.
The University of Sydney will lead the charge to address the national crisis in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by introducing mathematic prerequisites for a number of its courses from 2019.