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Curtin signs agreement with Telethon Kids Institute

Curtin University has entered into an agreement with Telethon Kids Institute, to improve children’s health and medical research in Western Australia. WA’s largest university and the state’s only child health research institute signed an affiliation agreement last week that will ...

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Finding the skeleton keys

Synthetic bone technology, developed here in Australia, could herald a major medical breakthrough that revolutionises the treatment of bone defects. We all tend to think of our bones as if they are scaffolding – rigid and fixed, solid, hard and ...

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The great sugar debate

Remember economist Rory Robertson who bet Doomsday forecaster Steve Keen a walk to Mt Kosciuszko over house prices not crashing during the GFC? Well he’s at it again and this time he’s taking on University of Sydney nutritionists Jennie Brand-Miller ...

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Health rated below looking good

When it comes to college-age individuals taking care of their bodies, appearance is more important than health, research conducted at the University of Missouri suggests. Maria Len-Rios, an associate professor of strategic communication; Suzanne Burgoyne, a professor of theatre; and ...

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Supersize takes on the skinny brigade

Research coming from the nation that introduced fast food to the world, saying it’s better to be fat than thin, has reignited the weight war. Antonia Maiolo reports An Australian scientist has criticised as “confusing” a US study that found ...

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