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Poor mother-baby bonding passed to next generation
Poor mother-baby bonding passed to next generation October 25, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Trust pathways in the brain are set in infancy and passed on from mother to child, according to landmark UNSW-led research. The work relates to oxytocin levels in new mothers and proves for the first time that it is linked ... Read More »

Building science bridges from school to university
Building science bridges from school to university October 24, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Secondary school teacher Adam Wallace has spent three days of the past two months at Flinders to discover what the University’s scientists are up to, and will take his insights back to Unley High School for the benefit of his students. Mr ... Read More »

Learning is all a song in classrooms
Learning is all a song in classrooms October 23, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Music teacher Aniko Debreceny brings song into learning. A music student is developing the first curriculum-based set of songs to help school students in Australia and beyond learn about ancient history. Charles Darwin University Masters student Aniko Debreceny said music ... Read More »

Semen secrets: how a previous sexual partner can influence another male’s offspring
Semen secrets: how a previous sexual partner can influence another male’s offspring October 22, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Scientists have discovered a new form of non-genetic inheritance, showing for the first time that offspring can resemble a mother’s previous sexual partner – in flies at least. This confronting idea, known as telegony, dates back to ancient Greek times, ... Read More »

Reversing the effects of binge drinking on youth mental health
Reversing the effects of binge drinking on youth mental health October 21, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Alcohol binge drinking is bad at any age. But binge drinking if you’re young and have a mental health issue is a recipe for disaster. The good news is that intervening early with appropriate treatments can reverse the harmful effects ... Read More »

Social media puts body-conscious girls off sport
Social media puts body-conscious girls off sport October 20, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A growing number of teenage girls are shying away from sports in high school because Facebook and Instagram are making them self-conscious about their bodies, a new Flinders University study reveals. The study, led by Associate Professor Claire Drummond, found ... Read More »

Father and son program to reduce aggressive behaviour
Father and son program to reduce aggressive behaviour October 19, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Fathers will be critical to the successful treatment of their sons’ aggressive and antisocial conduct in a UNSW-led project, which has today been awarded a $2.6 million grant from the Movember Foundation. “Disorders of violence, aggression and antisocial behaviour occur ... Read More »

Struggle to juggle still hardest for women
Struggle to juggle still hardest for women October 18, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Mothers juggling paid work and care responsibilities are still struggling to find work-life balance in 2014, according to the latest Australian Work and Life Index (AWALI) national report from the University of South Australia’s Centre for Work + Life. Women ... Read More »

Inspiring teachers the key to inspired science learning
Inspiring teachers the key to inspired science learning October 17, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Scientists, education experts and experienced teachers have collaborated on a new professional program aiming to generate “radical change” in high school science teaching. Launching on 7 October, U @ Uni Inspiring Science Teaching is a free professional learning program for ... Read More »

Diet and exercise during pregnancy has hidden benefits
Diet and exercise during pregnancy has hidden benefits October 16, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

It might not be obvious on the scales, but healthy eating and increased physical activity from walking during pregnancy is directly associated with a range of improved outcomes at birth, according to researchers from the University of Adelaide. Results of ... Read More »







 
 
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