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03 May 2019

Flu vaccine encouraged for all children six months to five years

Universal vaccination programs are known to achieve higher coverage than targeted programs. Vaccinating young children has been shown to indirectly protect household members and may also protect the wider community.
03 May 2019

For giant pandas, bamboo is vegetarian 'meat'

New research using an approach called nutritional geometry sheds light on giant panda evolution, and their unusual transition from carnivorous ancestry to extreme specialised herbivory.
02 May 2019

The Me Too movement will receive the 2019 Sydney Peace Prize

Me Too founder Tarana Burke and Australian author and broadcaster Tracey Spicer will accept the 2019 Sydney Peace Prize on behalf of the movement on Thursday 14 November at the Sydney Town Hall.
01 May 2019

Is Wikipedia stealing the news?

While the influence of Facebook and Google on the news landscape has been well examined, Wikipedia's role as a source of breaking news has not received enough attention, says a University of Sydney expert.
01 May 2019

Air Force engages Sydney nanotech to revolutionise sensing capability

RAAF Plan Jericho seeks to modernise Australia's defence capacity. The Jericho Sensing Laboratory at Sydney Nano will form a critical part of the plan's scientific infrastructure.
01 May 2019

Put down the protein shake: variety of protein better for health

University of Sydney researchers have examined whether there are any ongoing ramifications or potential side-effects from long-term high protein intake or from consuming certain types of amino acids.
01 May 2019

Pain researchers find antidote to deadly box jellyfish sting

A team of pain researchers in the Charles Perkins Centre studied the most venomous creature on earth to learn how venom works and what causes pain.