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University of Newcastle scientists peel away insight into ‘diet fruit’

A new study could allow scientists to create "diet" or low sugar fruits.  The research, undertaken by University of Newcastle Professor in Environmental and Life Sciences Yong-Ling Ruan has demystified sugar distribution in plants.   Professor Ruan,...

Sea cucumbers’ role in protecting coral reefs

A new study has highlighted the importance of excrement for protecting coral reefs. Researchers from the University of Newcastle, Macquarie University, and James Cook University used drones and satellite images to demonstrate the...

Questacon exhibit to add more Colour at museum

Due to its popularity, Questacon’s Colour exhibition will be hanging around the Hunter a bit longer. The display’s season at the Newcastle Museum has now been extended until the end of the April...

New research dives into corrosion on ocean floor

Steel pipes, sunken ships, discarded weaponry and other decommissioned infrastructure corroding on the ocean floor are the subject of a new research project at the University of Newcastle. Lead Researcher, University of Newcastle...

New help for severe asthmatics

Andrew Farrant lives a life of uncertainty. Diagnosed with severe eosinophilic asthma, he never knows when an attack could happen. “You can get up in the morning and feel fine, you go all throughout...
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