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AusE babies trump their peers at word learning
New research has found that Australian babies fare better than babies of other English speaking countries at word learning.
Should raw sushi-eaters be worried about tapeworms?
Australians love their sushi and consume more than 115 million servings of seaweed-wrapped rolls and sashimi (slices of raw fish) per year.
Young Australian leader selected for voyage of a lifetime
Western Sydney University student Qisthy Kodarusman, has been selected from over 1,000 worldwide applications to join 240 young leaders from around the world to take part in the Ship for World Youth Leaders Program, a prestigious youth development program.
Groundbreaking first ‘soil atlas’ reveals most common bacterial across the world’s soils
Western Sydney University experts have teamed up with researchers from the United States, Spain and UK to compile the world’s first ‘soil atlas’ which tracks the most common types of soil bacteria around the world.
Western Sydney writing project for culturally diverse women
The Western Sydney literary group, Sweatshop, has started a new writers’ initiative for culturally diverse women, which has been funded by Create NSW.
Study: Revellers ready for festival drug checks
A study of the attitudes and behaviours of young people at music festivals found that a majority were in favour of drug checking, and would reconsider taking a drug if they were aware of its contents.