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July 2015


30 July 2015

Earth's bigger cousin

An international team of astronomers from NASA’s Kepler mission has announced the discovery of a near-Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of a Sun-like star.

30 July 2015

University of Sydney launches Brain and Mind Centre

NSW Premier Mike Baird launched the University of Sydney Brain and Mind Centre which will address disorders of the brain and mind.

30 July 2015

Is cancer screening saving or harming lives?

Medical experts discuss the life-saving power as well as possible emotional harm of screening.

29 July 2015

Researchers shine spotlight on teen eating disorders

Health experts from the University of Sydney will take to the Seymour Centre stage in a unique theatrical collaboration this August aimed at dispelling myths around eating disorders and fad dieting in teenagers.

23 July 2015

Australia beating UK in baby food battle

Aussie children are getting a better start than their UK cousins, with research in Australia finding that the majority of baby and toddler foods sold in supermarkets is of a high nutritional quality.

10 July 2015

Quad, set and match: our hidden tennis past

One of Sydney's most iconic buildings - the University of Sydney Quadrangle - has an unlikely past: as a tennis court.