News file for: University of Queensland

Caffeine Could Help Cancer Survivors Reach Exercise Goals

Caffeine Could Help Cancer Survivors Reach Exercise Goals

Caffeine has been shown to improve exercise capacity and muscle strength in prostate cancer survivors in a small randomized trial.

Fancy A Naturally Caffeine-Free Cuppa?

Fancy A Naturally Caffeine-Free Cuppa?

Armed with the sequence of the coffee genome, scientists could develop coffee varieties that are naturally caffeine-free.

Memory Research Aided By Technique For Tracking Protein Age

Memory Research Aided By Technique For Tracking Protein Age

The ability to track how old a protein is could lead to a better understanding of processes such as learning and memory.

QBI & CAS Team Up To Take On Dementia

QBI & CAS Team Up To Take On Dementia

The joint effort between the Queensland Brain Institute and the Chinese Academy of Sciences will be the largest international research center for dementia.

Needle-Free Vaccines Named WEF Technology Pioneer

Needle-Free Vaccines Named WEF Technology Pioneer

Vaxxas has been recognized as a visionary technology company by the World Economic Forum for their needle-free vaccine technology.

Superabsorbing Light With Quantum Dots

Superabsorbing Light With Quantum Dots

Quantum technology inspired by algae could aid the development of ‘super-absorbers’ for energy storage.

Change Coagulant To Save Sewers

Change Coagulant To Save Sewers

An extensive survey and sampling campaign pinpoints aluminium sulfate coagulants as the cause of sewage corrosion.

Autism Rates Steady Over Two Decades

Autism Rates Steady Over Two Decades

A systematic review of autism spectrum disorders from 1990 to 2010 shows that the rate of autism has remained constant over the last 20 years.

Climate Change Not ‘One-Size-Fits-All’

Climate Change Not ‘One-Size-Fits-All’

A study of moraines shows that climate change has differential effects on the Northern and Southern hemispheres.

High-Tech Imaging Dispels Dinosaur Stampede Theory

High-Tech Imaging Dispels Dinosaur Stampede Theory

3D modelling reveals that dinosaur footprints at Lark Quarry were made by a herbivore, making the stampede theory unlikely.