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WSU designs bionic voice for cancer survivors

Researchers from Western Sydney University have created a game changer in the global field of electronic voice research, which will be applied to help cancer survivors. For the first time, researchers have confirmed that prosthetics can generate a high-quality human-sounding ...

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‘Diet genes’ not a thing: Stanford University

In 2007 (not 1986, as the cover would have you believe), Pamela McDonald and Wayne Dyer’s book, The Gene Diet, was first published. Despite its sensational-sounding subtitle – Use Your Body’s Own APO E Gene to Treat High Cholesterol, Weight Problems, ...

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Google as a cancer control tool: USC, QUT

The University of the Sunshine Coast and Queensland University of Technology scientists have found what they call a “surprising link” between Google searches about melanoma and the number of confirmed cases. The team of researchers collaborated with the Cancer Council ...

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Eastern promise: The rise of alt, pan-Asian study

Singapore, Hong Kong and Beijing, while famed and well-funded, aren’t the only destinations for Asian international students. Sociologist Yasmin Ortiga of the National University of Singapore has highlighted that Vietnam, the Philippines and provincial Chinese cities are increasingly enticing university options for the ...

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UNSW and Go8 get lion’s share of ARC grants

The University of New South Wales has secured the largest share of funding from the latest round of the Australian Research Council grants. Education minister Simon Birmingham made the $9.2 funding announcement earlier this week, with UNSW to receive 43 ...

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