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University of Queensland

Bum-biting wombat mating habits could hold key to survival

Australia’s three wombat species face threats to their survival from predatory dogs, diseases and competition for food from kangaroos.

10 May 2018 9:14 PM

Want to lead a de-stressed life? Quit Facebook, says study

Taking a Facebook break for just 5 days reduced a person's level of the stress hormone cortisol.

09 Apr 2018 8:52 AM

Many mothers may lack knowledge about child burn risk, treatment

While 94 percent of mothers knew to cool a burn with water only, just 10 percent realized they should do it for a full 20 minutes.

28 Feb 2018 8:46 PM

Tiny crystals could predict volcanic eruptions

The crystals being studied were created when molten rock, known as magma, from up to 30 km beneath a volcano starts to move upwards.

25 Jan 2018 10:08 AM

Novel patch can better deliver polio vaccines: study

The microscopic vaccine delivery platform called Nanopatch is a significant step forward in the efforts to rid the world of polio.

09 Oct 2017 3:06 PM