News file for: University of Queensland
Middle-aged women who have depression are almost twice as likely to have a stroke as women the same age who are not depressed, says a new study.
Researchers in China and Australia have reported huge success with a cartoon DVD promoting hygiene across rural China.
An international team of researchers has identified 11 new genes associated with human body measurements like height and weight.
A traditional Chinese pill could be a key weapon in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, a Chinese and Australian study has found.
Rhino horn is now worth more than gold, say four leading environmental scientists, who are urging the international community to install a legal trade in rhino horn.
Conservatives are happier than liberals because of their strong ties to a large network of social groups, says a new Australian study.
An international team of scientists has mapped the genome of chickpea, the second most widely grown legume crop after soybean.
Scientists in Singapore have identified genes for central corneal thickness that may cause potentially blinding eye conditions such as glaucoma.
Scientists have uncovered a major genetic risk factor for visceral leishmaniasis which is caused by the Leishmania parasite.
Paleontologists have discovered that the world’s only recorded dinosaur stampede is largely made up of the tracks of swimming rather than running animals.