News Centre archive
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People use sauna for well-being, but its medical benefits are not widely understood
Why do people use sauna? Despite centuries of anecdotal evidence which says the practice is relaxing and healthy, researchers have never actually asked this question. Until now.
Western Sydney University reveals silicon the secret weapon for crop protection
Ground-breaking Western Sydney University research reveals adding silicon to wheat crops (Triticum aestivum) increases leaf silicon levels, enhancing tolerance to attacks by chewing insects.
Western Sydney University launches African partnerships
Western Sydney University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Barney Glover AO, will meet with leading African universities on his inaugural visit to the region.
Western innovation challenge helps refugee business owners thrive
Western Sydney University students, academics and alumni, worked with the Business team from EnergyAustralia to find an innovative solution to Parramatta-based Thrive Refugee Enterprise’s clients’ energy needs.
What is listeria and how does it spread in smoked salmon?
Two people in Victoria and New South Wales have died after eating smoked salmon contaminated with listeria, health authorities report. Both were over 70 and had underlying health conditions.
Research Check: have scientists found the cause of endometriosis?
Headlines over the past week have given false hope to the roughly 8-10% of women of reproductive age with endometriosis.