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New nano-gel to protect children receiving chemotherapy from hearing loss

Curtin University researchers will test a new nano-gel they have created to protect children receiving chemotherapy treatment from the common side effect of hearing loss.

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New nano-gel to protect children receiving chemotherapy from hearing loss
Light technology recreates ‘log castles’ to save homeless lizards

Wednesday 15 Jun 2022By 286333f

Light technology recreates ‘log castles’ to save homeless lizards

The key to a successful psychology session could be by giving the patient control of running their own appointment, based off a new theory by a Curtin University professor.

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GRDC’s support plants the seed for crop disease breakthroughs

Friday 10 Jun 2022By Lucien Wilkinson

GRDC’s support plants the seed for crop disease breakthroughs

A Curtin research centre will continue to discover new ways to reduce the economic impact of crop disease for Australian growers, after a major funding announcement.

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Ningaloo corals are ill-equipped to handle future climate change

Friday 10 Jun 2022By 286333f

Ningaloo corals are ill-equipped to handle future climate change

The relatively pristine coral populations of WA’s inshore Kimberley region are better equipped to survive ocean warming than the World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Marine Park.

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Curtin-developed wearable sensor finds dancers are dancing through pain

Monday 30 May 2022By 286333f

Curtin-developed wearable sensor finds dancers are dancing through pain

A new Curtin-developed wearable sensor system has tracked the movement of dancers, providing valuable insights into how they adapt to dance through disabling pain.

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The world’s most remote oceans are polluted with microplastics: study

Friday 27 May 2022By Lucien Wilkinson

The world’s most remote oceans are polluted with microplastics: study

Curtin scientists who analysed seawater samples taken by Jon Sanders on his recent circumnavigation voyage have found microplastics present in the vast majority of samples.

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Commercialisation success as Curtin mining innovation goes global

Monday 23 May 2022By Lucien Wilkinson

Commercialisation success as Curtin mining innovation goes global

A Curtin University-developed technology that enhances the gold extraction process has been recognised for its game-changing potential, making it to the global market.

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App to enable early diagnosis and intervention for speech impairment

Wednesday 18 May 2022By Lucien Wilkinson

App to enable early diagnosis and intervention for speech impairment

Curtin researchers will investigate the use of a web-based assessment application for the early and accurate detection of speech impairment, as part of a new Curtin-led project.

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New health professional training blueprint to transform chronic pain care

Friday 13 May 2022By 286333f

New health professional training blueprint to transform chronic pain care

Researchers have developed a new national blueprint to help health professionals support the one in five Australians living with chronic pain, costing the Australian economy $139 billion every…

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‘Virtual clinician and coach’ to help young people with chronic pain

Thursday 12 May 2022By Lucien Wilkinson

‘Virtual clinician and coach’ to help young people with chronic pain

Curtin researchers will develop a system that uses artificial intelligence to provide fast and personalised care for young people living with chronic musculoskeletal pain.

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