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Biotech firm CSL has completed the manufacturing of the vaccine candidate to allow the third stage of clinical trials to begin.(REUTERS | Representational image)

Queensland University’s potential Covid-19 vaccine could be ready in 2021: Australian health minister

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Srivatsan K C | Melbourne
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 11:55 AM IST
The vaccine was found to produce virus-neutralising antibodies and had a substantial effect on the elderly, Australian health minister Greg Hunt said.
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The research led by QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and The University of Queensland also confirmed that environment plays a far larger part than genes in which hand a person prefers to use.(Unsplash)
The research led by QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and The University of Queensland also confirmed that environment plays a far larger part than genes in which hand a person prefers to use.(Unsplash)

Researchers get a better grip on left and right handedness

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 03:25 PM IST
In the largest study of its kind to date, researchers have identified 48 genetic variants that influence if a person is left-handed, right-handed, or ambidextrous.
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Reseachers said the phase 1 study being conducted in Queensland is progressing well.(Reuters File Photo)
Reseachers said the phase 1 study being conducted in Queensland is progressing well.(Reuters File Photo)

Australian Covid-19 vaccine shows promising results in animal trials: Report

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Melbourne
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 06:51 PM IST
The researchers noted that one of the big challenges in the development of vaccines is the ability to produce them at sufficient scale for widespread use.
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Coming up with any vaccine typically takes years, and involves a lengthy process of testing on animals, clinical trials on humans and regulatory approvals.(REUTERS)
Coming up with any vaccine typically takes years, and involves a lengthy process of testing on animals, clinical trials on humans and regulatory approvals.(REUTERS)

Scientists race to develop vaccine for new coronavirus

By Agence France Presse | Singapore
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2020 03:39 PM IST
The new virus has spread rapidly since emerging late last year in China, killing more than 800 people in the mainland and infecting over 37,000. Cases have been reported in two dozen other countries.
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‘Partnerships between Indian, Australian varsities will help bolster knowledge exchange’

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON OCT 12, 2019 03:23 PM IST
Last year, the University of Queensland and the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT-D) launched a joint academy of research (UQIDAR) which provides Ph.D students with a qualification from both the institutions.
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According to the study, play equipment that children have at home is directly related to the amount of physical activity they do. This is good news because play equipment at home is modifiable.(Unsplash)
According to the study, play equipment that children have at home is directly related to the amount of physical activity they do. This is good news because play equipment at home is modifiable.(Unsplash)

Not many, but right kind of toys important for kids’ physical well being

By Asian News International | Washington D.C. [USA
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 12:24 PM IST
According to the study, play equipment that children have at home is directly related to the amount of physical activity they do. This is good news because play equipment at home is modifiable.
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A study has found out that it is the upper class who yearn for more wealth and status than lower classes.(Mint file)
A study has found out that it is the upper class who yearn for more wealth and status than lower classes.(Mint file)

Why the rich keep wanting more

By Sneha Alexander | livemint
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2019 03:12 PM IST
The upper class display a greater desire for wealth and status and hold these as essential attributes of their self-identities.
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The resulting image is barely visible to the human eye, with each pixel representing only about 50 atoms.(AP File photo)
The resulting image is barely visible to the human eye, with each pixel representing only about 50 atoms.(AP File photo)

Scientists ‘paint’ microscopic Mona Lisa on quantum canvas

By Press Trust of India | Melbourne, Australia
PUBLISHED ON MAY 22, 2019 03:48 PM IST
The images were projected and photographed on a blob of gaseous quantum matter known as Bose-Einstein condensate.
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In today’s competitive business environment and increasingly interconnected world, university graduates require the cultural agility to prepare for and create the jobs of the future.(HT file)
In today’s competitive business environment and increasingly interconnected world, university graduates require the cultural agility to prepare for and create the jobs of the future.(HT file)

Fostering holistic growth

By Dr Dino Willox
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2018 06:54 PM IST
While degrees are still necessary, it is essential that students also expand their learning and skills across a range of experiences. Employers are increasingly looking for enterprising mindsets and creativity as well as discipline specific knowledge.
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