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  • To build muscle don’t chill out after training

    Cold water immersion after training impairs muscle growth.

    Cold water immersion is a popular post-workout ritual for many athletes. However, if your goal is to build muscle mas...

    March 5, 2020
  • Gel could help prevent radiation burns

    A gel dressing used to prevent skin burns.

    A novel silicone-based, film-forming gel dressing could be used to prevent skin burns, which are a side effect that a...

    September 4, 2019
  • Swipe right for puppy playdates

    Forget about Tinder, there’s a new match-making app around.

    A dog’s life in the city can be a lonely one but a QUT business student has come up with a unique solution – a free m...

    July 26, 2019
  • Fraser Island: dingoes and tourists never mix

    The answer may be to reduce visitor numbers.

    Fraser Island dingo patrols have increased following the recent attack on a toddler dragged from a campervan. However...

    May 2, 2019
  • Drivers don’t regard cyclists as human

    Drivers more likely to be aggressive towards cyclists.

    A new Australian study has found that more than half of car drivers think cyclists are not completely human, with a l...

    April 3, 2019
  • Food fraud fills stomachs but empties wallets

    Superfood health benefits don’t always match the evidence.

    Sensationalised ‘superfoods’ for whatever ails you – biscuits to increase breastmilk supply, fermented drinks to give...

    March 7, 2019
  • Prawn shells: from waste to wonder wound healer

    Molecule in prawn and lobster shells could battle superbugs.

    The stinkiest waste item ever – prawn, crab and lobster shells – could soon be made into an anti-microbial wound cove...

    January 10, 2019

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