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16 June 2017
Responding to fetal alcohol impacts in children

Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) are more likely to fail at school, have attention problems and talk about killing themselves, according to their teachers, says University of Sydney research.

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16 June 2017
Easing the burden of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease

The University’s Charles Perkins Centre has released a new free MOOC (massive open online course), revealing the fascinating way our bodies work and how chronic diseases can be tackled.

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16 June 2017
Con students give Lorde the green light

A group of University of Sydney music students recently had the opportunity of surprising singer-songwriter Lorde with a special performance during a Sydney visit by the international artist.

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15 June 2017
Sydney ranked in top 100 in university reputation rankings

The University of Sydney has been ranked among the top 100 most prestigious universities in the world in the 2017 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.

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15 June 2017
University partnership sees development of world-first technology

The University of Sydney and UC Davis have partnered to develop a world-first imaging system to better understand the underlying mechanisms of mental illness and metabolic diseases.

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15 June 2017
Can writers prevent disease?

Author Charlotte Wood, playwright Alana Valentine and Professor Stephen Simpson discuss how, together, science and the arts might create a new understanding of preventable disease.

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14 June 2017
Better ways to counter terror than 'mini max' prison

A Goulburn facility for radical inmates could be costly to establish and difficult to test for effectiveness, writes counter-radicalisation expert Hussain Nadim. 

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14 June 2017
3D printing may revolutionise root canal therapy

Researchers have created 3D-printed artificial blood vessels that could revolutionize root canal therapy to help people retain fully functioning teeth.

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14 June 2017
Cave discoveries hint at how modern humans outlasted Neanderthals

Archaeologists report evidence about the transition from Neanderthals to modern humans, found in a cave excavation in the Czech Republic.

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13 June 2017
What do your music preferences say about your study habits?

With exams looming and study sessions stepping up we asked our resident mnemonic expert Professor David Alais to investigate how your study playlist can improve motivation levels, boost learning and increase memory encoding.

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