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20 January 2023

New funding for Tech Central research

Researchers developing alternative proteins and assistive technology for the blind have received investment from the NSW Government in a new round of Tech Central funding announced today.
13 January 2023

Scientists find way to heal scars left behind by heart attacks

Researchers have developed a method that could 'turn back the clock' on damaged heart tissue following heart attacks.
22 December 2022

Olives, cherries and cricket: the dental dangers of the silly season

While the festive season can be a time to relax, some holiday activities pose unanticipated risks to the health of your pearly whites. Here are some common dangers and what to do in an emergency.
22 December 2022

How to deal with close encounters with Christmas critters

As the warmer months arrive, they also bring increased activity from creatures that can bite and sting. Our experts share how to have a safe summer and avoid any close encounters as we spend more time in the great outdoors.
22 December 2022

Trial to explore the use of psychedelics for alcohol use disorder

Researchers at the University of Sydney are embarking on an Australian first research trial into the use of psychedelics in combination with psychotherapy for the treatment of alcohol use disorder.