University of New South Wales

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Name: University of New South Wales
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 3 reports

Australian doctors transplant 'dead' hearts in surgical breakthrough

Australian surgeons said Friday they have used hearts that had stopped beating in successful transplants, in a world first that could change the way organs are donated.Until now, doctors have relied on using the still-beating hearts of donors who have ... [Published Digital Journal - 8 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Fears higher education changes could damage Indigenous student enrolments

MARK COLVIN: The Federal Education Minister, Christopher Pyne, says he'll continue negotiations with cross benchers to get his package of higher education reforms through Parliament.As those negotiations continue, there are still concerns about the impact ... [Published ABC Online - 4 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

Researchers use silicon to push quantum computing toward reality

Researchers in Australia have developed silicon-wrapped quantum technology that could solve problems that have held back the development of powerful quantum computers.The scientists, working on similar but separate projects at the University of New South ... [Published Computerworld Malaysia - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

State-of-the-art cancer centre to halve time from research to patient care

A game-changing medical alliance initiated by UNSW and the Prince of Wales Hospital has been launched by the NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Health and Medical Re Jillian Skinner. It will bring together - into one, new purpose-built facility - ... [Published Noodls - Oct 23 2014]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Ezi Duct installs fume arms at UNSW lab

Ezi-Arm fume arms from Ezi-Duct were installed at a UNSW lab for fume anddust extraction in an award-winning recycling project. A self-supporting extractionhood with no internal obstructions and minimum flexible ducting, Ezi-Arm fume armfeatures a smooth ... [Published Ferret.com.au - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Connecting for Successful Ageing – free public seminar

Current re shows that older people who are socially isolated are at greater risk of physical and mental health problems. Socialising and social group activities for older people not only prevents loneliness, but positively impacts on general health and ... [Published Noodls - 18 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Uni no 'trade school'

Australian universities are making changes to the curricula of their law schools. However, these measures will not turn law schools into trade schools for lawyers. David Dixon, dean of the law school at the University of New South Wales, says that students ... [Published Individual.com - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Medical Cannabis

Opinon is divided on : some call it a miracle, lifesaving medicine - others say there could be dangers in its use. Clinical trials have now begun in New South Wales and other states could follow. Trevor Chappell discussed its use with Dr Matthew Large ... [Published ABC Online - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Green Steel Technology Makes Waste Rubber Tires Useful

University of New South Wales’ (UNSW) Green Steel technology has achieved a major milestone by preventing two million waste rubber tires from ending up in Australian landfills.Working closely with domestic steel manufacturer OneSteel (Arrium), UNSW Professor ... [Published World Industrial Reporter - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Study Results from University of New South Wales Provide New Insights into Microbial Ecology (Deep sequencing of non-ribosomal peptide synthetases...

Study Results from University of New South Wales Provide New Insights into Microbial Ecology (Deep sequencing of non-ribosomal peptide synthetases and polyketide synthases from the microbiomes of Australian marine sponges)By a News Reporter-Staff News ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

UNSW students and staff unite against Ebola

Every time one of her four-year-old twins develops a fever in Ebola-hit northern Liberia, UNSW postgraduate health student Samretta Caldwell fears the worst.The registered nurse arrived in Australia to study a Master of International Public Health and ... [Published Noodls - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

UNSW academics unite for divestment push

One-hundred-and-two academics and alumni of the University of NSW academics have called for their vice-chancellor and council to divest "any direct and externally managed shareholdings from the fossil fuel industry".In an open letter to the council published ... [Published Business Spectator - Oct 22 2014]

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...have already been transplanted on a few occasions in the 1960s, when spare-parts surgery was introduced, having saved three children ever since. "There have been no adult heart transplants from so-called DCD (Donated after Circulatory Death) donors since the very first ones done in the 1960s" , he told AFP. The main achievement of the Australian medics is finding a way to reanimate a dead heart and transport it safely...
"What we have done is developed a technique which enables us to firstly resuscitate hearts from a DCD donor and then have a capacity to transport that heart from the donor hospital wherever that donor hospital is ... to St Vincent's to enable it to be transplanted" he said
"This breakthrough represents a major inroad to reducing the shortage of donor organs" he said
"There was consensus among participants that a new convention would play a vital role in supporting and supplementing domestic frameworks by clarifying rights and specifying issues" , said Commissioner Ryan

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Explainer: What are the alternatives to the NT'... [Published Prime 7 - 17 hours ago]
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Quest Appoints Industry Leaders to Advisory Board [Published e-Travel Blackboard - 21 hours ago]
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How long do you want your secrets to remain sec... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Oct 21 2014]
Researchers at the University of New South Wales have developed two new types of qubits (quantum bits) that can perform operations with greater than 99% accuracy. This brings the reality of quantum computers one step closer. So what does that mean for ...
World Community Grid Powers Big Genomics [Published insideHPC - Oct 21 2014]
IBM has teamed with UNSW Australia and Brazilian health institute to examine big genomic data using IBM's World Community Grid. The project seeks to make about 20 quadrillion comparisons of 200 million proteins underlying a wide variety of organisms. ...
World: Migrant detention "abuse" can scar child... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 21 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: World BANGKOK, 21 October 2014 (IRIN) - An increasing number of migrant children are being detained in countries where they are seeking asylum despite a growing body of scientific evidence that such incarceration leads to long-term ...
Official: Sunswift solar-powered car smashes 26... [Published Autoblog Green - Oct 16 2014]
Filed under: Emerging Technologies , EV/Plug-in , Solar , Pacific Region We're not sure which is more impressive: that a team of Australian students set a new distance-speed record for an electric vehicle or the fact that the driver got that ...
Shared Pain Turns into Social Glue [Published HBR Blog Network - Oct 10 2014]
In a series of experiments, people who underwent painful experiences such as plunging their hands into ice water felt more bonded to their fellow participants than did those who hadn’t experienced pain ( 3.71 versus 3.14 on a 5-point solidarity scale); ...
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