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Genetic assets of almost 2700 cancers uncovered

Scientists have revealed the detailed genetic makeup of thousands of cancer samples, yielding new insights into the genes that drive the many and varied forms of the disease.

Sex, stress and unhappiness

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Young Australian women are experiencing sexually-related personal distress, with one in five having at least one female sexual dysfunction.

Handle with care

The nature of Aussie rules means players risk injuries to their hands and wrists serious enough to send them to the emergency department.

What exactly is the coronavirus?

Coronavirus infections are grown and crossing geographic borders. But what are they? And should we be worried?

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Motion machine could improve Parkinson's symptoms

We're working with The Alfred to test an innovative new machine that could improve the symptoms of people with Parkinson's Disease, using gravity and movement.

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