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Retirement age raise could hurt health, economists warn

While some might assume that their health will deteriorate after they retire, they might instead face unexpected improvements across the board. And delaying retirement would mean postponing beneficial effects, researchers have warned. Australian and French economists cautioned against postponing pension ...

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For students, orderliness is next to success

If cleanliness is next to godliness, according to a new study, additionally, orderliness is next to academic success. Taking showers and eating meals at standard intervals could enhance your GPA, the Journal of the Royal Society Interface research suggests. Though the results ...

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Are there too many Daves in research?

As Professor Deb Verhoeven spoke at Universities Australia's 2018 Higher Education Conference, some men shuffled out of the vast auditorium. Although she wasn't sure if it was because of her speech or the need for the bathroom or a snack, it was ...

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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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Researchers make progress on saving wombats

Genetics research led by the University of the Sunshine Coast may have found the origins of sarcoptic mange, a disease that threatens Australia's wombat and koala populations. PhD student Tamieka Fraser, who is also enrolled at the University of Tasmania, ...

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