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Research reveals women are more interested in a man’s earning capacity than the size of his wallet

Despite ABBA’s insistence that women long for “money, money, money”, research has found that The Beatles were on the right path when they sang “money can’t buy me love.” Dr Peter Jonason from the University of Western Sydney »

Research reveals women are more interested in a man’s earning capacity than the size of his wallet
Challenges still face women seeking seniority in business

Research conducted by the UTS Centre for Corporate Governance underpinning the 2012 Australian Census of Women in Leadership reveals a decade of negligible change for women in executive ranks. The Census was launched this week by Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce »

Challenges still face women seeking seniority in business
Swiss Army Knife teeth secret to seal’s success

Biologists have shown how an advanced set of teeth give Antarctic leopard seals the biological tools to feast on prey of all sizes, from penguins to tiny krill. The seals are infamous for their ‘grip and tear’ feeding tactics where »

Swiss Army Knife teeth secret to seal’s success
Beautiful physics: Tying knots in light

New research published today seeks to push the discovery that light can be tied in knots to the next level. Dr Anton Desyatnikov from the Nonlinear Physics Centre at The Australian National University is part of an international team of »

Beautiful physics: Tying knots in light
Why the world’s biggest fish needs to swim near the surface

Whale sharks, the world’s biggest fish, can dive to chilly waters hundreds of metres deep but they need to return to the surface to warm up, according to a new study led by researchers from The University of Western »

Why the world’s biggest fish needs to swim near the surface
Menopause not to blame for weight gain

Menopause doesn’t cause women to gain weight, but affects where weight gain occurs, according to the latest research. In a study published in the International Menopause Society’s journal, Climacteric, researchers, led by Monash University’s Professor Susan Davis, »

Menopause not to blame for weight gain
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Australia is home to many venomous creatures and boasts some of the world’s most deadly, but a particular group of venomous Aussies had been almost entirely ignored. The University of Queensland has led an [more]

University of Queensland researchers have made a major leap forward in treating renal disease, today announcing they have grown a kidney using stem cells. The breakthrough paves the way for improved treatments for patients with [more]

University of Queensland Researchers and Pathology Queensland have found women under 50 with breast cancer are more likely to develop secondary cancer in the liver or gynaecological organs. They also found patients with bone metastases, when [more]

Australia needs to focus on profitability rather than productivity if it is to pull its agricultural sector out of its current downward spiral, a QUT economist has said. Dr Mark McGovern of QUT’s Business [more]

Australian retailers need to pick up their game if they want to dominate the online sales market, a QUT academic says. Adjunct Associate Professor Joanne Jacobs, from the Creative Industries Faculty, writes in academic opinion [more]

New research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) and the University of New England has found women experience more rude and disrespectful behaviour in the workplace, but they tolerated it by working harder. In contrast, men [more]

Young men in the military are three times more likely than those in the general population to have committed a violent offence in their lifetime, with the highest risk period being after they return from [more]

Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) working on the New South Wales south coast have discovered a new species of ancient fish, after unearthing the largest fossilised lobe-finned fish skull ever found in rocks [more]

New research on the absorption of recent graduates into the labour market has revealed wide differences in how readily graduates from various fields of study and university groups find jobs to match their level of [more]

Researchers at The University of Western Australia in collaboration with the University of Queensland and the Australian Museum are trying to understand how fish see at depths. In the deep sea, and particularly between 200m [more]

Bunk beds and baby change tables are among the hidden dangers around the home causing serious injury and death to Queensland children. In the 2013 Consumer product-related injuries in Queensland children report, prepared by QUT’sCentre [more]

Social media can be an effective tool for decreasing loneliness for older Australians according to new research conducted at the University of Sydney. Social isolation can pose a significant problem for older adults especially for [more]

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Controlling fear by modifying DNA

For many people, fear of flying or of spiders skittering across the lounge room floor is more than just a [more]

Kidney disease gene controls cancer highway

University of Queensland researchers have discovered that a gene that causes kidney disease also controls growth of the lymphatic system, [more]

Queensland fraud is a billion dollar business

Queensland businesses could be losing over $12 billion per annum as a result of company fraud according to a recent study [more]

Inside the mind of a burglar

Burglars are opportunistic, generally choose their targets at random and know all the tricks householders try to use as deterrents, [more]

Flight experiment goes boldly forth to advance new technology

A hypersonic flight experiment at eight times the speed of sound, led by a University of Queensland PhD student, has [more]

Pre-drinking alcohol before hitting the nightclubs likely to lead to violence

The increasingly common practice of drinking at home before hitting the nightclubs is the major predictor of people experiencing harm [more]

Research reveals women are more interested in a man’s earning capacity than the size of his wallet

Despite ABBA’s insistence that women long for “money, money, money”, research has found that The Beatles were on the [more]

Challenges still face women seeking seniority in business

Research conducted by the UTS Centre for Corporate Governance underpinning the 2012 Australian Census of Women in Leadership reveals a decade [more]

Swiss Army Knife teeth secret to seal’s success

Biologists have shown how an advanced set of teeth give Antarctic leopard seals the biological tools to feast on prey [more]

Beautiful physics: Tying knots in light

New research published today seeks to push the discovery that light can be tied in knots to the next level. [more]