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About 30,000 new diagnoses of heart failure are made in Australia each year. Photo: Thinkstock

Virtual heart care saves lives

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17 Nov 2015
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A new study has found telemonitoring and telephone support from health professionals to be effective in checking on heart failure patients.

Sediment cores from Lake Macquarie are ready to be analysed for carbon content. Photo: Peter Macreadie

Why we need to talk about mangroves

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17 Nov 2015
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A $6m research program, involving UTS, the CSIRO and others, is assessing the quiet achievers of carbon capture in Australian coastal ecosystems.

  • Five facial feature points remain stable even when expressions change. Photo: Thinkstock

    How to pick the right face in a crowd

    17 Nov 2015

    Eureka Prize winner and UTS professor Dacheng Tao has led new research that will improve the accuracy of facial recognition technology. 

  • Babies use a variety of subtle cues to indicate they’re full. Photo: Thinkstock

    Learning to read infant hunger cues

    17 Nov 2015

    Teaching parents to understand their baby’s hunger cues will moderate weight gain in infancy and also help to prevent obesity in childhood and later life.

     

  • The ‘Life. Be in it’ campaign was devised by Phillip Adams’s company MDA. Image: lifebeinit.org

    Sydney suits v Melbourne creatives

    17 Nov 2015

    The rivalry between Australia’s two largest cities helped shape the nation’s advertising industry as it matured into a global player.