News file for: University of Adelaide
Not only is heparin treatment expensive and painful, scientists now find that it is ineffective at preventing blood clotting complications in pregnant women.
Unlike cognitive abilities, the part of the brain associated with spatial skills appears to be preserved during the aging process.
Although being born pre-term affects cognitive abilities in babies, a study shows that they are able to catch up by age 12.
The dinosaurs that eventually evolved into birds stayed small to survive.
Scientists have developed a portable filter that can detect environmental mercury at 200 parts per billion.
A study shows that pelicans are particularly susceptible to fishing tackle injuries, forming 59 percent of all birds injured.
Scientists have found that the protein fibrils which enhance the infective ability of HIV are toxic to neuronal cells even when disaggregated.
The discovery of the genes that confer boron resistance could lead to improved yields of wheat, a crop 35 percent of the world’s population depends on.
Research shows that consuming fruits and vegetables, especially whole grains, can protect against the development of chronic diseases.
The 17 skulls from Spain’s Sima de los Huesos are the oldest reliably-dated humans to show clear Neandertal morphology.