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25 July 13

The human papillomavirus triples the risk of people developing yet another cancer, oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma, new UNSW research shows.

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25 July 13

The first systematic analysis of the potency of Australian cannabis has found high levels of the main psychoactive component of the drug in samples confiscated by police.

Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
24 July 13

In the absence of time-travelling climatologists, models are unrivalled tools for understanding future climate, even when news ones predict wider uncertainties, write Sophie Lewis and Sarah Perkins.

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24 July 13

Johannes Luetz’s research has taken him across the globe in a bid to find more sustainable solutions for climate change migrants.

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24 July 13

The biggest barrier to getting more medical graduates in regional areas is the lack of rural placements for interns, and campaigns for new medical schools are a distraction, writes Dean of Medicine Peter Smith.

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24 July 13

The plan to send asylum seekers to Papua New Guinea is sure to be challenged in the courts but it is unlikely to meet the same fate as the Malaysian solution, argues George Williams.

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23 July 13

Brain research in Australia has received a significant boost with the opening of a world-class $54 million facility – part of the Neuroscience Research Precinct.

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23 July 13

People eat more from larger portions, even when they are not particularly hungry and even when the food doesn't taste very good, writes Lenny Vartanian.

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23 July 13

Two tiny fossils are prompting an overhaul of theories about marsupial evolution after they revealed unexpected links to South America - and possibly Africa.

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23 July 13

Here we go again. Petrol prices are skyrocketing and the usual defenders of the big oil companies and major retailers are out there saying there is nothing wrong, writes Frank Zumbo.

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