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10 February 2020

Sydney researchers make coronavirus breakthrough

A team of health and medical experts at the University of Sydney and NSW Health, working around the clock, has grown the live virus to help diagnose and contain its spread.
10 February 2020

Common medication may lower risk of 'broken heart' during bereavement

The increased risk of heart attack or "a broken heart" in early bereavement could be reduced by using common medication in a novel way, according to a study led by the University of Sydney and funded by Heart Research Australia.
10 February 2020

Oscars retrospective: Steven Spielberg's Jaws

Though now controversial for its portrayal of sharks as man-eaters, Jaws was - and remains - a groundbreaking cinematic feat. Film studies expert Associate Professor Bruce Isaacs explains what makes it a classic.
10 February 2020

New material created to clean up fossil fuel industry

Researchers at the University of Sydney have created a new material that has the potential to reduce CO2 emissions released during the refinement process of crude oil by up to 28 percent.