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Publicly released: Wed 7 Oct 2020 at 1421 AEDT | 1621 NZDT
The Journal of Anatomy
Humans haven’t developed genetic mutations for telepathy or superpowers just yet, but a new study shows our species is still evolving in unique ways and changes in the natural selection could be the major reason. An investigation by Dr Teghan Read more about Forearm artery reveals humans evolving from changes in natural selectionAustralia; NSW; SAFlinders University|The University of New South Wales...
Publicly released: Wed 7 Oct 2020 at 1201 AEDT | 1401 NZDT
Researchers at the Baker Institute and the University of Melbourne are taking the next steps in developing a new anti-inflammatory drug that could lessen the damage from heart attacks, extend the viability of transplanted organs, help treat Read more about Novel drug in development to inhibit acute inflammationAustralia; VICThe University of Melbourne|Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute
Publicly released: Wed 7 Oct 2020 at 1001 AEDT | 1201 NZDT
Proceedings of the Royal Society B
City slickers may have a bad reputation when it comes to being friendly, but a new UK study suggests urbanites are just as helpful towards strangers as residents of smaller towns. The researchers measured whether people: (i) posted a lost letter; Read more about Cities are just as friendly as smaller towns, as long as they're wealthyInternationalUniversity College London, UK
Publicly released: Wed 7 Oct 2020 at 0956 AEDT | 1156 NZDT
Australian experts from a variety of fields respond to the Federal Government's 2020-21 budget announced on 6 October. Read more about EXPERT REACTION: Federal Budget 2020-21Australia; NSW; VIC; QLD; SA; ACTAustralian Science Media Centre|Flinders University
Publicly released: Wed 7 Oct 2020 at 0500 AEDT | 0700 NZDT
Clinical & Translational Immunology
Animal and human studies have shown that there may be evidence of glaucoma (a common disease which results in blindness) being caused by the immune system mistakenly attacking the body. Aussie and international researchers have reviewed recent Read more about Is glaucoma an autoimmune disease?Australia; NSWThe University of New South Wales
Publicly released: Wed 7 Oct 2020 at 0300 AEDT | 0500 NZDT
Drug and Alcohol Review
Researchers have analysed the more than 300,000 cannabis-related tweets sent from New Zealand since 2009, finding almost 62% per cent held a positive view of the drug. And while they say the number of negative or anti-cannabis tweets has risen over Read more about “Smoke weed everyday” - NZ tweeters keen on cannabisAustralia; New Zealand; InternationalUniversity of Otago|Victoria University of Wellington...
Publicly released: Wed 7 Oct 2020 at 0200 AEDT | 0400 NZDT
People who 'be themselves' on Facebook tend to report a better sense of well-being than those of us with a Facebook-filter, say US researchers. The team collected data on the Big Five personality traits - a common model for measuring our Read more about To thine own self be true on FacebookInternationalColumbia University, New York, NY, USA
Publicly released: Tue 6 Oct 2020 at 2000 AEDT | 2200 NZDT
Scarlet fever is on the rise worldwide, after being almost eradicated by the 1940s. University of Queensland-led team of international researchers says supercharged “clones” of the bacteria Streptococcus pyogenes are to blame for the resurgence Read more about Supercharged ‘clones’ spark scarlet fever’s re-emergenceAustralia; QLDThe University of Queensland
Publicly released: Tue 6 Oct 2020 at 1712 AEDT | 1912 NZDT
Science of the Total Environment
One of the last bastions for a species that has disappeared from more than 60 per cent of its historical distribution is being monitored to ensure its survival. The endangered sawfish could be at risk from changing water levels in Western Read more about Western Australia’s Fitzroy River flow critical for survival of endangered sawfishAustralia; WAMurdoch University
Publicly released: Tue 6 Oct 2020 at 1500 AEDT | 1700 NZDT
Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Garvan’s Prof Stuart Tangye and KU Leuven’s Prof Isabelle Meyts have co-led a multi-centre international consortium to assess the severity of COVID-19 in individuals with inborn errors of immunity. Read more about COVID-19 outcomes in patients with rare inborn immune disordersInternationalGarvan Institute of Medical Research|KU Leuven
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