University of New South Wales

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Name: University of New South Wales
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

One more way junk food is bad for you

Fast food and other junk foods may be stifling desires to branch out to new food.wildpixel,Enlarge photo»Junk food is not only unhealthy and addictive, but it appears to stifle any willingness to try new foods, according to a study led by the University ... [Published Deseret Morning News - 6 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Students flock to university open days despite fee deregulation protest (ABC)

ABC Students protest fee deregulation at the ANU's open day welcome.Thousands of prospective students and their families have flocked to the ACT for a behind the scenes glimpse at study options and on-campus life at Canberra's universities.It comes as ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Junk Food Persuades Us To Reject A Balanced Diet, Test On Rats Suggests

John Hopton for redOrbit.com – Your Universe OnlineTesting on rats has shown that too much junk food may teach our brains to disregard the need for a balanced diet. Reduced self-control from eating bad food could chart a course to overeating and obesity ... [Published Red Orbit - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

John Howard Reading Room opens at UNSW Canberra

The John Howard Reading Room at UNSW Canberra was officially opened today by Mr Kerry Stokes AC, with the Hon John Howard OM AC attending the ceremony among other guests.The new Reading Room, named in honour of Australia's second-longest serving Prime ... [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Your time starts now

A finger-prick blood test for cancer, biomaterials to replace bone, koala vaccines and a mutant obesity-proof mouse are among bold new ideas that will battle it out for top Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) honours at a free public event on Thursday 18 Septe ... [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - Junk food kills appetite for healthy meals: study

Junk food kills appetite for healthy meals: studyContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.SYDNEY, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Australian researchers have found that junk food can suppress a person's appetite for a balanced, healthy diet.The researchers experimented on rats ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Simple thanks can help making new friends

A new study has suggested that thanking a new acquaintance for their assistance can help one to make new friends.The study conducted by UNSW Australia was designed to test a theory proposed two years ago to explain the benefits to individuals and society ... [Published Siasat Daily - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

34 comments on this story

YESTERDAY, Qantas made airline history by posting a record loss of $2.84 billion. CEO Alan Joyce is standing firm despite calls for his head. He’s predicted the airline is back on the fast track to profit as early as this financial year, thanks to a sweeping ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 5 reports

Junk food kills craving for balanced diet

Sydney, Aug 28A fast food diet can not only make you obese but also reduces your appetite for normal, balanced diets.According to Australian researchers, excessive consumption of junk food can change behaviour, weaken self-control and lead to over-ea ... [Published ProKerala.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

New centre of excellence to push nanomedical frontiers

Drugs tailored to an individual patient and delivered directly to a target organ are being developed by UNSW reers at a new Centre of Excellence that explores medical innovation at the molecular level.The $26 million Australian Re Council (ARC) Centre ... [Published Noodls - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

New Findings from University of New South Wales Describe Advances in Nanostructures (Synthesis of silver-titanium dioxide nanocomposites for...

New Findings from University of New South Wales Describe Advances in Nanostructures (Synthesis of silver-titanium dioxide nanocomposites for antimicrobial applications) By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Life Science Weekly -- Fresh data on Nanostructures ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Investigators from University of New South Wales Zero in on Nanoparticles (Investigation on nanoparticle distribution for thermal ablation of a...

Investigators from University of New South Wales Zero in on Nanoparticles (Investigation on nanoparticle distribution for thermal ablation of a tumour subjected to nanoparticle assisted thermal therapy) By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Life Science ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Aug 28 2014]

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...professor Margaret Morris, head of pharmacology for the School of Medical Sciences and one of the primary researchers, in the background material. "Because the brain's reward circuitry is similar in all mammals, this could have implications for people's ability to limit their intake of certain kinds of food. If the same thing happens in humans, eating junk food may change our responses to signals associated with food rewards. It's just like you've just had ice cream for lunch, yet you still go out and eat more when you hear the ice cream van comes by."
"As the editor of The Catholic Weekly I made the decision to decline the advertisement," he said. "As the editor of The Catholic Weekly I also endorse all the teaching of the Catholic Church – including those on the nature of marriage and the priesthood."
"What was discovered by the human genome project was that our genome has large portions of what was initially called junk DNA - regions of DNA that we didn't know the function of" he told 666 ABC Canberra
...is that if the same thing happens in humans, eating junk food may change our responses to signals associated with food rewards," added Morris. "It's like you've just had ice cream for lunch, yet you still go and eat more when you hear the ice cream van come by."

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New centre set to trigger Australia's medical t... [Published Manufacturing Chemist - Aug 29 2014]
John Howard Reading Room opens at UNSW Canberra [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
Former President of Ireland to discuss peace pr... [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
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John Howard reading room opens at ADFA Canberra [Published Prime 7 - Aug 29 2014]
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John Howard Reading Room now open [Published Geelong Advertiser - Aug 29 2014]
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Paper: Long ‘pauses’ in warming will soon be ‘a... [Published Watts Up With That? - Aug 28 2014]
Eric Worrall writes: The Sydney Morning Herald has a hilarious article claiming that one day, long embarrassing pauses in the global temperature record will be a ‘thing of the past’. According to Nicola Maher, a UNSW PhD-candidate and lead author of the ...
Junk Food Makes You a Boring Eater [Published TIME.com - Aug 27 2014]
Junk food doesn’t just make you fat (though it does a great job of that). It might also make you boring to eat around. That’s what a new study published in Frontiers in Psychology suggests. The research team was interested in how a “cafeteria diet”—one ...
BYO hard hat: winning design suits Cambodian co... [Published Khmerization - Aug 25 2014]
By Clive HopkinsThe Sydney Morning Herald23 August, 2014Move on in: UNSW students collaborate with industry and Rawimapct.org to design and build housing in Cambodia. Photo: Rawimpact.orgWhat sort of house can be built for $2000? In rural Cambodia, the ...
The Impact and Effectiveness of Equity Focused ... [Published HIA Blog - Aug 22 2014]
This free ebook looks at the use of equity focused health impact assessment (EFHIA) on health service plans. It examines:What are the direct and indirect impacts of EFHIAs conducted on health sector plans?Does EFHIA improve the consideration of equity ...
Nuclear Q&A with OETEC [Published Decarbonise SA - Aug 22 2014]
This week I have been responding to a detailed series of questions from Federic Bernal, director of OETEC , one of the most prominent energy think-tanks in South America. He is gathering opinions from 30-50 international multidisciplinary commentators ...
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