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At the moment there's not much flexibility for either men to take on more care responsibilities, or for women to do more work, without adding even more stress on households

Citizens are uncomfortable about handling risks and prefer governments to take the lead. But our leaders, too, find some risks hard to counter, writes Jenny Stewart.

Normally we will find quite a few lakes that even in the big droughts, even in the millennium drought in sort of 2006 to 2009, there were a few big lakes hanging on. It's a real worry that this particular year we're not seeing any of those lakes.
If we could delay the buildup of that protein or enhance the clearance of this toxic protein from the brain, then it will slow the rate of onset of the disease.

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Innovation: Recycling e-waste robot-style

UNSW researchers have programmed industrial robots to tackle the growing problem of e-waste. This experiment video is part of a research project conducted by UNSW's Sustainable Manufacturing and Life Cycle Engineering Research Group.

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Team EchiDNA wins Harvard Uni's BIOMOD competition

Three UNSW students are members of the first Australian team to win Harvard University's Biomod Championships – a biomolecular design competition for undergraduates from around the world.

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Nature partner journal launches at UNSW

A new scientific journal focusing on the rapidly developing areas of quantum research that promise to revolutionise the processing and transmission of information has been launched by Education Minister Christopher Pyne.

Innovation: Recycling e-waste robot-style
Team EchiDNA wins Harvard Uni's BIOMOD competition
Nature partner journal launches at UNSW

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Collaboration improves glaucoma diagnosis

Close collaboration between eye care professionals improves diagnosis of the blinding eye disease glaucoma and reduces unnecessary and costly referrals to ophthalmologists, a UNSW-led study shows.

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Journalism students head to Jakarta

Two UNSW journalism students will spend their summer working in Indonesia's dynamic media scene after being awarded New Colombo Plan grants to take up internships in Jakarta.

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French researchers team up in bilateral forum at UNSW

The largest ever forum of French researchers in Australia will bring together more than 140 scientists to discuss climate science and strategies to increase collaboration and innovation with industry.