Darren Saunders

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When this feeling dawned on me years ago on one of many early morning drives to Canberra during my PhD, it was almost crippling.

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UNSW researchers have won coveted Eureka Prizes for their contributions to science communication and national citizen science outreach.

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Although people can reduce their chance of getting cancer by making healthy lifestyle choices, unfortunately it is not possible to completely prevent it... and scientists are still not entirely sure why.

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News reports that 70% of women with breast cancer don't need chemotherapy need to be heeded with caution: it's a very specific (but substantial) subtype that was studied.

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Good men have a responisibility to push back against the toxic aspects of masculinity, writes Darren Saunders.

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UNSW-led researchers have discovered that pancreatic tumours use unique genetic solutions to drive their growth, providing a new target to test tumour sensitivity to drugs.

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Darren Saunders speaks with Bad Pharma author Ben Goldacre about bad medical research reporting, and how greater transparency in research practices could improve public trust in science and medicine.

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At a time when  funding for science is scarce and the public rejects expertise, voters and politicians need to be convinced that research funding is as an investment, not a cost, writes Darren Saunders.

Breast Cancer Cell

A powerful new technology that maps the “social network” of proteins in breast cancer cells is providing detailed understanding of the disease at a molecular level and could eventually lead to new treatments.

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Informed diet choices need to be made on the best available science, not sensationalist reports, writes Darren Saunders.

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