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08 April 2020

COVID-19: Ethics framework to help guide clinical decision making

Clinicians have turned to ethicists at the University of Sydney to help guide thinking about processes for crucial decision-making in anticipation of mounting pressure on healthcare systems due to the coronavirus.
08 April 2020

First study on the health conditions of adults one month into COVID-19 lockdown

A new preliminary study provides some of the earliest pieces of evidence that the COVID-19 outbreak affected people mentally as well as physically.
08 April 2020

Uncovering the secrets of ancient Egypt

The modest Egyptian coffin sat quietly for decades with no-one guessing its mystery. When the mummy within was finally discovered, it offered an opportunity to gain new insights into the glories of that ancient civilisation. The question was, how to start?
08 April 2020

Social media vital for pregnant women during pandemic

Antenatal care information accessed through official social media accounts can help support the mental wellbeing of pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic and country lockdowns.
08 April 2020

Hidden army: how starfish could build up numbers to attack coral reefs

Research that shows juvenile starfish can lurk harmlessly for more than six years could force a rethink on the crown of thorns culling methods used to protect corals on the Great Barrier Reef.