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Scott Morrison's only option is to release all children in detention

22 August 2014
OPINION: The practice of locking up children indefinitely, identifying them by number, exposing them to violence and depriving them of education and developmental opportunities stands in stark...
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Students test skills in emergency simulation

19 August 2014
PARAMEDIC and medical students were faced with an overdose scenario and a trauma case during simulated emergency exercises on Thursday. The action took place at Rotary Lodge and the nearby University...

Counselling can do more harm than good (+what to watch out for)

19 August 2014
  People seeking therapy should always talk to a practitioner who provides good quality treatment that's appropriate to their needs. Because research shows that even the innocuous-sounding "...
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The perfect storm: alcohol, drugs, and depression

15 August 2014
OPINION: Robin Williams’ death earlier this week has unleashed an outpouring of grief. It’s undeniable that Williams brought much joy and laughter to the world, but he also talked openly about his...

Australian study hopes to improve memory and learning in people with Down syndrome

15 August 2014
Catia Malaquias with her gorgeous son Julius. Australian researchers are on the verge of finding a breakthrough to help those with Down syndrome but they need volunteers. Compose, the research study...
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Talking therapies can harm too – here’s what to look out for

14 August 2014
OPINION: People seeking therapy should always talk to a practitioner who provides good quality treatment that’s appropriate to their needs. Because research shows that even the innocuous-sounding “...
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HPV vaccine could help 'close the gap'

13 August 2014
In the most comprehensive assesment of its type, UNSW-led research has found that in just four years, the HPV vaccine has resulted in a dramatic drop in genital warts in young Australians from a...
Dr Martin Rees

Blue-sky research funding for young researchers

7 August 2014
UNSW Medicine’s Dr Martin Rees is one of the first young scientists whose cutting-edge research will be funded by members of the public through a new crowd-funding platform, rather than through a...
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Twin success for medical students

6 August 2014
From the time they could crawl, twins Neeranjali and Swaranjali Jain have had an affectionate sibling rivalry, spurring one another on to ever-greater things. The sisters, who are enrolled in Honours...
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Why bad food is good for business

5 August 2014
OPINION: Many people eat badly because far too much of their energy is provided by nutritionally worthless junk foods and drinks. Part of the problem is the push by the food industry to get us to buy...

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