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Farmers astutely managing climate change

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Australian farmers are becoming climate change innovators by making significant strategic decisions such as planting crops at different times to normal to better position their businesses and accommodate climate change uncertainty, new research shows. According to the research conducted by Charles Darwin University (CDU) PhD student David McKenzie, farmers are doing amazing things in how … Continued

Study looking at how to make NT cotton industry get through “those rainy days”

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A new study into how cotton responds to Northern Territory’s rainfall patterns will help in developing a sustainable and resilient industry not reliant on irrigation. Researchers at Charles Darwin University (CDU) will collaborate with scientists from the Northern Territory’s Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade (DITT) to investigate water use patterns and the efficiency of … Continued

Revolutionising Smart Composites with Graphene Formulations

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In a groundbreaking collaboration between the Swinburne University of Technology and Sparc Technologies Ltd (ASX: SPN), the Australian Research Council (ARC) research project is propelling the field of smart coatings into the future. This pioneering research can potentially revolutionise various industries, including aerospace, infrastructure, space exploration, and renewable energy. Traditionally, most composites are passive and … Continued

Revolutionising Smart Composites with Graphene Formulations

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In a groundbreaking collaboration between the Swinburne University of Technology and Sparc Technologies Ltd (ASX: SPN), the Australian Research Council (ARC) research project is propelling the field of smart coatings into the future. This pioneering research can potentially revolutionise various industries, including aerospace, infrastructure, space exploration, and renewable energy. Traditionally, most composites are passive and … Continued

NEW RESEARCH FINDS PLACENTA CELLS MAY LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE

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For immediate release31 January 2024 Scientists from La Trobe University and the Hudson Institute have demonstrated that cells from placentas could have therapeutic benefits for patients suffering from high blood pressure. The research, led by La Trobe Senior Lecturer in Physiology and Pharmacology, Dr Michael De Silva, and published in Scientific Reports, has advanced La … Continued

How did COVID-19 restrictions impact alcohol consumption in Australia?

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  MEDIA ALERT 29 January, 2024 How did COVID-19 restrictions impact alcohol consumption in Australia? Experts from La Trobe University’s Centre for Alcohol and Policy Research have undertaken a longitudinal study of 775 participants, with six survey waves between April and December 2020, examining alcohol consumption in Victoria compared to the rest of Australia during … Continued

CDU EXPERT: CDU expert explains why sea cucumbers are chased by Illegal fishers in Northern Australia.

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24 January 2024 The illegal fishing of sea cucumbers on the Rowley Shoals in northern West Australia is causing concern from marine experts around the long-term consequences on the sea cucumber population and environmental impacts. According to CDU sea cucumber expert Dr Veronica Toral-Granda illegal sea cucumber fishery happens due to the high dollar value … Continued

Molecular biomarkers to diagnose vascular cognitive impairment and dementia

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A recent study out of UNSW Sydney’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) suggests that the research pace into understanding biomarkers for the diagnosis of vascular cognitive impairment and dementia needs to be accelerated. The review, led by Dr Satoshi Hosoki and published in Nature Reviews Neurology, indicates that multiple molecular biomarkers have been associated … Continued

La Trobe University and AdAlta collaboration delivers world-first breakthrough in malaria treatment

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 FOR IMMEDIATE  Release   A collaboration between La Trobe University and clinical-stage drug development company, AdAlta, has led to a world-first breakthrough in the treatment of malaria. Malaria is a life-threatening disease spread to humans by some types of mosquitoes. There were 247 million cases of malaria in 2021 across the world, with an estimated … Continued