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Top award for spinal cord injury research

Innovative research aims to improve the quality of life for those living with spinal cord injuries

Published: 16Nov2015

No more ‘sugar-coating’ on invasive fungus

There are believed to be around 1.5 million different species of fungus on Earth, but one mold, known as Aspergillus fumigatus, causes the majority of cases of invasive aspergillosis – a devastating illness that kills 90 per cent of patients with weakened immune systems or lung diseases.

Published: 5Nov2015

Our head movements convey emotions

Head movements play an important role in conveying emotions through speech and music. Let your head do the talking.

Published: 27Oct2015

How parasites take a bigger bite

Discovery explains how Leishmania parasite boosts its infection

Published: 23Oct2015

Cancer research plagued by poor study design

Badly designed studies may lead to the efficacy of drugs being overestimated and money being wasted on trials that prove fruitless, according to a new study from McGill University in Canada.

Published: 14Oct2015

The father effect

Discovery of how environmental memories may be transmitted from a man to his grandchildren

Published: 8Oct2015

Perceived threat: Aboriginals and visible minorities

Canadian cities that have significant visible minority and Aboriginal populations have bigger police forces than those without. No matter what the actual level of crime.

Published: 16Sep2015