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Publicly released: Tue 6 Oct 2020 at 1430 AEDT | 1630 NZDT
Australia's response to COVID-19 may have saved more than 16,000 lives according to modelling that used the UK response as a template, say Australian authors. They directly estimated the number of excess deaths that could have occurred if the Read more about Australia's COVID-19 response may have saved more than 16,000 livesAustralia; NSWThe University of Sydney|The Westmead Institute for Medical Research
EXPERT REACTION: Trump returns to the White House + US review recommends Remdesivir to treat COVID-19
Publicly released: Tue 6 Oct 2020 at 1300 AEDT | 1500 NZDT
Annals of Internal Medicine
US President Donald Trump has been discharged from hospital this morning and returned to the White House, following his COVID-19 diagnosis on Friday. It was reported the President was treated with the steroid dexamethasone, as well as an Read more about EXPERT REACTION: Trump returns to the White House + US review recommends Remdesivir to treat COVID-19International; VIC; QLD; WA; ACTAustralian Science Media Centre|Hudson Institute of Medical Research...
Publicly released: Tue 6 Oct 2020 at 1155 AEDT | 1355 NZDT
Engineering Failure Analysis
QUT researchers have developed a technique to prevent glass facades on iconic buildings from shattering if the building is targeted by terrorists in a bomb explosion. Read more about Safeguarding iconic buildings from bomb explosionsAustralia; QLDQueensland University of Technology (QUT)
Publicly released: Tue 6 Oct 2020 at 1133 AEDT | 1333 NZDT
Journal of Operational Oceanography
International researchers say that our oceans face an increasing threat due to climate change, after evidence from 1993 - 2018 shows ocean temperatures are rising in an unprecedented manner. They say that the largest rise was in the Arctic Ocean, Read more about Climate change driving unprecedented rise in sea temperaturesInternationalMercator Oceans International, France
Publicly released: Tue 6 Oct 2020 at 1125 AEDT | 1325 NZDT
Maternal and Child Nutrition
Healthy dietary choices are not only important for expectant mothers during the early months of pregnancy but equally important in the months prior to conception. Fast food consumption prior to pregnancy was found to be a risk factor for gestational Read more about Fast food and folic acid can affect pregnancy healthAustraliaFlinders University|The University of Adelaide|University of Auckland
Publicly released: Tue 6 Oct 2020 at 0901 AEDT | 1101 NZDT
Scientists have found a link between how dense a population is, and how long its coronavirus outbreak is likely to last. They say crowded cities are likely to have longer epidemics, while comparatively rural areas may have a shorter but more Read more about Coronavirus outbreaks more likely to outlast lockdowns in crowded citiesInternationalBoston Children’s Hospital, USA
Publicly released: Tue 6 Oct 2020 at 0850 AEDT | 1050 NZDT
Researchers say the Cook Strait has a ‘huge potential’ to generate energy from tidal currents using underwater turbines. Modelling shows a 95 turbine farm could produce 90 megawatts of renewable energy - nearly as much as the proposed Mt Cass Read more about Cook Strait tide turbine farm shows megawatt potentialNew ZealandCawthron Institute|Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge
Publicly released: Tue 6 Oct 2020 at 0847 AEDT | 1047 NZDT
Technology that helps to quickly extract and analyse genetic material could be used for cheap, accurate and mobile COVID-19 testing, including at airports and remote testing centres. ‘Dipstick’ technology, developed by the University of Read more about New tech could offer ‘faster, cheaper and mobile’ COVID-19 diagnosisAustralia; QLDThe University of Queensland
Publicly released: Tue 6 Oct 2020 at 0834 AEDT | 1034 NZDT
Scientists have re-investigated a sixty-year-old idea by an American physicist and provided new insights into the quantum world. The researchers used lasers to make ultra-cold atoms visible to the eye, and took pictures to better understand how they Read more about Kiwi researchers crack quantum physics puzzleNew Zealand; InternationalDodd-Walls Centre|University of Auckland|University of Otago
Publicly released: Tue 6 Oct 2020 at 0804 AEDT | 1004 NZDT
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Astronomers from The University of Western Australia’s node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) have developed a new way to study star formation in galaxies from the dawn of time to today. Using a new algorithm to Read more about Astronomers turn up the heavy metal to shed light on star formationAustralia; VIC; WAInternational Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR)...
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