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First Muslim Woman In Aus Parliament Honored With Engineering Award

Dr Mehreen Faruqi, the Greens member for NSW Legislative Council, was honored by the UNSW School of Chemical Engineering at its annual Women in Engineering Awards.

Nine Indian Scientists Honored At NASI-Scopus Young Scientists Awards

Nine young Indian scientists were honored last week at the 7th NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Awards.

Enzyme Regulating Human Emotion, Mood Uncovered

Japanese researchers have discovered that the enzyme called Rines regulates MAO-A, a major brain protein controlling emotion and mood.

Tamoxifen May Lower Breast Cancer Risk In BRCA Mutation Carriers

Researchers have shown that tamoxifen, a common breast cancer therapy, may reduce breast cancer risk in women who inherited BRCA mutations.

Female Migrant Domestic Workers Experience Poor Health, Work Conditions

A review of published literature on female migrant domestic workers has found that many of them experience poor health and work conditions.

Marine Life Breeding Earlier As Oceans Warm

An international study has found that warming oceans are impacting the breeding patterns and habitat of marine life.

Revealed: How Bacteria Store And Release Toxins

Scientists in New Zealand and Australia have uncovered a new way in which bacteria store and release toxins without harming itself.

Stem Cell Therapy For Eye Disease To Be Tested In Japan

A pilot clinical study to assess the use of stem cell therapy in wet-type age-related macular degeneration has been launched in Japan.

Night Owls More Likely To Be Anti-Social, Study

A study has found that people who stay up late at night are more likely to display anti-social personality traits.