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18 August 2016

Detecting diabetes’ deadly ketones

A simple, hand-held breath testing device that detects deadly ketones has been developed by University of Sydney researchers.

18 August 2016

Reflecting on emotions of the past at new Wollongong exhibition

A new photo exhibition, Treasured Possessions, explores the 'profound life experiences' of Wollongong's senior residents.

18 August 2016

Skeletal analysis reveals Pompeii myths are getting long in the tooth

A team led by Dr Estelle Lazer of the University of Sydney has used portable digital x-rays to yield readable images of bones embedded in thick plaster.

18 August 2016

Human variation decoded

A powerful new analysis of the protein-coding region of the human genome known as the exome will boost efforts to pinpoint clinically relevant genetic variations linked to human disease.

18 August 2016

Pioneering study of cannabis extracts in treating epileptic kids

A pioneering study, the Paediatric Epilepsy Lambert Initiative Cannabinoid Analysis (PELICAN), launches today not only to identify issues facing families living with epilepsy but also to analyse cannabis products being used in the community - with the potential to uncover new and more effective medications.