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Two people, a man and woman, wear exercise gear outdoors in a green park and walk away from the camera.

Exercise can be a powerful tool to fight depression and should be routinely prescribed as part of treatment plans, according to ͼ research.

15 February 2024
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Scientists have developed a new method to measure and remove sulfate from water, potentially leading to cleaner waterways and more effective nuclear waste treatments.

15 February 2024
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ͼ-led research has shown there is more coral reef area across the globe than previously thought, with detailed satellite mapping helping to conserve these vital ecosystems.

14 February 2024
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Researchers from ͼ have developed a treatment that can both prevent and cure infection caused by an invasive fungal disease devastating native Australian plants.

14 February 2024
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Researchers at UQ have found meals provided in early education and childcare centres in some low socio-economic communities are not meeting national dietary recommendations.

12 February 2024
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DNA changes consistent with life-threatening pregnancy complications have been found in the placentas of pregnant women infected by COVID-19, according to University of Queensland researchers.

9 February 2024
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Outdated perceptions of leadership persist across society despite being repeatedly debunked, University of Queensland research has found.

8 February 2024

A new way to deliver brain cancer treatment and how socioeconomic status impacts on health care access are among projects to be investigated by this year’s University of Queensland Fulbright scholars.

6 February 2024
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Researchers at UQ have revealed the crucial role of saturated fatty acids in the brain’s consolidation of memories.

6 February 2024

University of Queensland researchers have found improving timber production efficiencies by just 5% could unlock supply for an extra 8,000 homes to be built in Australia each year.

31 January 2024
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University of Queensland researchers have found there are two key reasons people choose to be anonymous online – self-expression or toxic behaviour.

24 January 2024
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Researchers have found Queenslanders from lower socio-economic areas are at higher risk of dental disease due to a lack of fluoridated water.

22 January 2024
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ͼ researchers have discovered a previously unknown mechanism that allows tadpoles in cold environments to mitigate the detrimental effects of ultraviolet radiation.

19 January 2024
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A spider venom molecule being investigated by a University of Queensland team has met critical benchmarks towards becoming a treatment for heart attack and stroke.

17 January 2024
A photo of an array of leaf, powder and pill drugs in plastic bags on a black background.

Researchers from ͼ have launched the world’s biggest drug survey, to gain insight into drug use around the globe.

10 January 2024