University of New South Wales

Dog brains in a spin

For the first time, scientists have shown that selective breeding of domestic dogs is not only dramatically changing the way animals look but is also driving major changes in the canine brain.

Jul 28, 2010 4.9 / 5 (8) 5 | with audio podcast

To screen or not to screen

Men with a family history of prostate cancer who are confused about whether to undergo controversial screening could soon have access to an online resource to have their questions answered.

Jul 23, 2010 not rated yet 0

Exercise's brain benefits

(PhysOrg.com) -- Athletes have long known about the natural "high" exercise can induce. Now, for the first time, medical researchers have demonstrated that exercise can reverse the effects in the brain of psychological trauma ...

Jul 14, 2010 4.7 / 5 (12) 1 | with audio podcast

Robot soccer heroes (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of New South Wales's action androids have made it to the grand final of the world's biggest robot soccer competition - only to be knocked out by a team from Germany.

Jun 25, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0

Electric plastics

(PhysOrg.com) -- Young UNSW biomedical engineer Dr Rylie Green is gaining national attention for her work on conductive plastics for the bionic implants of the future.

Jun 11, 2010 4.4 / 5 (5) 1