News Centre archive
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Sad music and depression: does it help?
When we are in our teens and twenties it seems musicplays its most important role in our lives. Studies show that adolescents listen to music for approximately two to three hours per day, especially when feeling distressed.
Gut instinct: how the way you’re born and fed affect your immune system
The way you're born can affect your health later in life due to the bacterial makeup found in your gut.
If we were like mice we could live to 400 – but we’re not, so we don’t
The researchers’ conclusion that “the maximum lifespan of humans is fixed and subject to natural constraints” is sobering reading for those who dream that human ageing can one day be successfully hacked.
Western Sydney University investigates new weight-loss technique
Researchers at Western Sydney University are investigating a new and innovative psychological treatment to help people lose weight.
Study finds schoolyard homophobia affects grades
A study investigating the experiences of gender and sexuality diverse high school students has found derogatory language and harassment is linked to lower academic and wellbeing outcomes.
Clear skies ahead: how improving the language of aviation could save lives
The most dangerous part of flying is driving to the airport. But improving the language of aviation could see flying become even safer.