Health & medicine

Should I raise my kids bilingually?

31 March 2014

This is an extract of an article originally published in The Conversation, by Macquarie University’s Professor Katherine Demuth and Dr Nan Xu. [...]

Textured breast implants pose greater risk of infection than smooth breast implants

31 March 2014

New research shows that breast implants with a textured surface have a significantly higher chance of developing bacterial coating (biofilm) [...]

Research explores the other side of that dreaded trip to the Vet

27 March 2014

A new paper published this month in the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology is the first to explore the association [...]

New funding for Macquarie University Hospital’s first dedicated nursing research project

20 March 2014

Macquarie University Hospital in partnership with Macquarie University has received new research funding to investigate best practice in pre-admission clinics. [...]

It’s time to build a bionic brain for smarter research

25 February 2014

This is an extract of an article originally published in The Conversation, by Macquarie University’s Dr Andrew Barron. The structure of the [...]

Love thy neighbour

14 February 2014

Macquarie University Hospital cardiologist Dr Fiona Foo is part of a visionary team taking cardiology services to Fiji. This is [...]

New research shows extended exposure to caffeine and sucrose impacts behaviour and brain chemistry

7 February 2014

New research suggests the long-term consumption of caffeinated sugar-sweetened drinks in place of water can cause lasting changes to behaviour, [...]

Australian Research Council funds $23-million research centre with Macquarie as one of three core participants

23 December 2013

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has announced the funding for its flagship research program, the ARC Centres of Excellence. One [...]

New biotechnology offers rapid diagnostics and anti drug counterfeiting

16 December 2013

The revelation of a new optical dimension in nanophotonics offers untapped clinical potential in non-invasive cancer diagnostic kits, rapid pathogen [...]

From cuckoo to yo-he-ho: workshop explores the origins of language

4 December 2013

A unique workshop will bring internationally leading linguists, philosophers and cognitive scientists to Macquarie University on Friday 6 December, to [...]

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