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Author: Robert Nguyen

I have been working as a pharmacist in Sydney for the last 2.5 years and have just recently joined as a volunteer contributor to this website. I have a high level of scientific literacy, having studied in a STEM field before, and am able to communicate new research in a way that anyone can understand. Email contact: [email protected] Local number: 0491 570 110 International number: +61 491 570 110

Music can be used to help brain development of very premature children

Premature babies, i.e. those born before the 32nd week of pregnancy, now have a good chance of survival thanks to advances in medicine. However, these children are still characterized by a high risk of developing neuropsychological disorders. A group of researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and the University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG), propose, […]

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Jaw adapts to food hardness: the harder it is, the stronger it becomes

The jaw adapts to the hardness of the food we chew: the harder it is, the stronger it becomes. This is the result of a group of researchers from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of Tokyo and the University of Kyoto, as well as the medical research agency. In fact, during experiments on mice, […]

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Scientists discover that fish can live more than 110 years

A group of researchers from North Dakota State University confirmed that a particular species of fish, the Ictiobus cyprinellus, originating in North America, can live even more than 100 years, an estimate that quadruples all previous estimates concerning the age of this fish. One of the specimens analyzed by the researchers had an estimated age […]

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Planet found in the “neptunian desert” of a star

An international group of astronomers has identified a rogue planet orbiting its star in the so-called “Neptunian desert.” The Neptunian desert is a region close to the stars where large planets with their Neptune-like atmospheres are not expected to survive, as the strong radiation from the star would cause the evaporation of any gaseous atmosphere, […]

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