Budgies provide crash course in flight safety

By UQ News Research at The University of Queensland has revealed the stunningly simple reason why birds never crash mid–flight: they always veer right. …read more

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New insight into eye diseases

Many diseases that lead to blindness, such as glaucoma and macular degeneration, are caused by the death of certain cells in the human retina that lack the ability to regenerate. But in species such as zebrafish these cells, known as Muller glial cells (MGs), do serve as retinal stem cells that are capable of generatingContinue Reading

Aussies hide attempts to cut back on booze

DATE: Wednesday, 28 September 2016 SUMMARY: New research has highlighted the social pressures Australians experience when they try to stop or reduce their alcohol consumption. …read more Source:: Aussies hide attempts to cut back on booze       Continue Reading

Department of Defense funds cardiac cell therapy trial for heart failure patients

Building on the results of a recent Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute study published just six months ago, the Department of Defense has awarded a $10 million grant to fund a cardiac cell therapy trial for patients diagnosed with a common but difficult-to-treat form of heart failure. …read more Source:: Department of Defense funds cardiac cell therapyContinue Reading

Birth weight and adult disease are genetically linked, study finds

By UQ News Genes can help explain why some babies have a low birth weight, a major international study jointly led by The University of Queensland has found. …read more Source:: Birth weight and adult disease are genetically linked, study finds       Continue Reading

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