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30 November 2016
Sports that will save your life revealed: new research

Racquet ball games, swimming and aerobics were found to be most protective against death from cardiovascular causes. 

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29 November 2016
China calls on cloud computing expert

Australian cloud computing specialist Professor Albert Zomaya from the University of Sydney will work with one of China’s leading tertiary institution to create more environmentally sustainable data centres.

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27 November 2016
Landmark Chew and Spit study underway

A review of Chew and Spit research revealed a lack of information about the disordered eating phenomenon – prompting research now underway – to help develop treatments and answer questions about wide-reaching consequences.

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24 November 2016
Major finding identifies nitrogen as key driver for gut health

Scientists are one step closer to understanding the link between different diet strategies and gut health, with new research presenting the first general principles for how diet impacts the microbiota.

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24 November 2016
World of viruses uncovered – not just unwanted house bugs

1445 viruses have been discovered in the most populous animals – those without backbones such as insects and worms – in a Nature paper that shows human diseases like influenza are derived from those present in invertebrates.

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23 November 2016
Humanities scholars elected into Australian academy

Three University of Sydney academics have been elected into Australia’s most prestigious humanities academy.

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18 November 2016
Musical ambitions for cochlear implant

The human ear is amazing. It can hear the slightest whisper and tolerate high intensity sounds. But for people relying on hearing devices, the sounds of music can be unbearable.

Luke Zhao, who will soon graduate with a Bachelor of Engineering (Adv) (Bioelectronics)/Bachelor of Science (Adv) (Neuroscience) degree wants to help deliver higher quality tonal recognition and musical sounds to people using the cochlear implant devices.

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18 November 2016
Sydney dominates Academy’s Awards

Sydney has again won the most awards for science and medical research, in today's Australian Academy of Science awards announcement – capping an outstanding year – which has included the Prime Minister's Prize for Science.

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17 November 2016
Robotics researchers win AFR Award

The University of Sydney’s Australian Centre for Field Robotics was recognised for its work engaging with industry at the Australian Financial Review Higher Education Awards last night.

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17 November 2016
Bigger cities are richer, breeding greater inequality

New research confirms as Australian cities get bigger they also get richer, as a disproportionate amount of the wealth goes to top income earners, which is breeding greater inequality within and between cities.

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14 November 2016
Congenital virus in children with cerebral palsy more common than thought

Congenital infection with cytomegalovirus is more common in children with cerebral palsy than previously thought, University of Sydney research shows.

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14 November 2016
Pioneering technique promises type 1 diabetes breakthrough

New University of Sydney research is taking a completely novel approach to insulin dosage, with the potential to make it easier for people with type 1 diabetes to adjust their insulin levels after a fatty meal.

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13 November 2016
Policies seeking to discourage caesarean births are harming mothers and babies

Too many women are being pressured into having harmful vaginal births due to policies seeking to reduce caesarean delivery rates, a University of Sydney expert says.

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11 November 2016
What are antibodies?

The development of an affordable vaccine may be our greatest hope for reducing the burden of dengue and Zika, Dr Cameron Webb explains.

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11 November 2016
New China address for the University of Sydney

The University of Sydney has launched its new Centre in China – our first major facility outside of Australia.  

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10 November 2016
Future research stars supported under new Sydney fellowship

The first cohort of fellows of the University’s new Sydney Research Accelerator (SOAR) program has been announced.

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10 November 2016
Knowing risk factors could help catch melanomas

University of Sydney research has pinpointed a set of risk factors that could help doctors tailor skin examinations and catch melanoma at an early stage. 

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08 November 2016
Forum engages research partners to underscore commitment to social good

The National Congress of Australia's First Peoples, Sydney Theatre Company and Barnardos Australia were among the contributors to a forward-looking forum on research collaboration. 

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07 November 2016
Early planned birth linked to risk of poor child development

Children born following planned births before 39 weeks have a heightened risk of poor child development at school age, University of Sydney research shows.

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07 November 2016
Trauma mortality declines in regional and remote NSW

Hospital inpatient deaths caused by major trauma have fallen in regional NSW following changes to the state trauma management system, new research shows.

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