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PET-ANIMALS

Monster of all creatures, see the biggest dragon ever.

On an archipelago of the Lesser Sunda Islands, which sweep arc-like through the Java Sea, maps can legitimately be marked with the archaic warning used by medieval cartographers: here be dragons. These dragons might not breathe fire or fly, but they are no less awe-inspiring or dangerous than their mythical counterparts. Up to 3m long and weighing as much as 70kg, these beasts can run 18mph (29km/h) to catch their prey. Once they have a water buffalo, or deer, between their jaws, they inject anti-coagulant containing

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Monster of all creatures, see the biggest dragon ever.

HEALTH

See What Women Who Want Relationships Find Attractive on Men’s Faces

A study by researchers at the University of Queensland, reveals that women associate beards on men’s faces to masculinity and they desire it. Most women who find beards on men’s faces as attractive, see them as a symbol of physical and social dominance, while women who dislike beards on men’s faces, fear that they might contain lice or fleas. It found that the fear of parasites and pests were the highest among women who insist on clean-shaven faces. The study interviewed 1000 women between the ages of

  2 years ago ago
See What Women Who Want Relationships Find Attractive on Men’s Faces

SCIENCE

See the scary new venomous snake discovered.

Scientists searching for sea snakes never expected to stumble across this find. In a chance discovery, a team of biologists were returning from a sea snake research mission in Queensland, Australia when they found a new venomous species. The team, led by University of Queensland’s Associate Professor Bryan Fry, uncovered a new species of bandy-bandy snake at Weipa, a town on the west coast of the Cape York Peninsula, in the far northeast of Australia. Prof. Fry said bandy-bandies were burrowing snakes so

  2 years ago ago
See the scary new venomous snake discovered.

FASHION-BEAUTY

OPINION: Reasons Why Women Like Men’s Body Hair

It’s finally time to answer the age-old question, do women like men’s body hair? Yes, they do. A survey conducted by Men’s Journal found that out of 105 women, 78 of them liked men with hair whereas 28 of them preferred men without hair. In other words, 73% of women like men’s body hair. Where they all differ in the results is the amount of hair they like on men’s bodies. A study conducted by Tessa R. Clarkson et al. from the University of Queensland on 919 women resulted in a majority of women finding

  1 year ago ago
OPINION: Reasons Why Women Like Men’s Body Hair

EDUCATION

Why Should I Choose Australia for Study?

Australia is becoming a good study abroad destination for students. Students only need to appear in the IELTS exam in this country. IELTS training programs are available at many different universities in this country, such as Macquarie University. This university is on the wish list of all students wanting to be a part of Australian life abroad. This university has continuously maintained its position in the top ten universities in Australia.    At Macquarie University, the IELTS training course lasts

  1 year ago ago
Why Should I Choose Australia for Study?

HEALTH

Harmattan: 3 ways cold weather affects your body

Majority of People Prefer Cold weather to heat period. Due to that people think that the cold state can be controlled by applying sweater and trousers but the heat condition Has no remedy. However, there are also some ways the cold weather also affects your health and below are some according to HuffPost: Runny nose A permanently runny nose with no other symptoms of a cold might be due to the weather. The nose actually has a mechanism to warm the air you breathe during winter and it involves lots of mucus.

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Harmattan: 3 ways cold weather affects your body

SCIENCE

Science: See the longest running experiment so far.

The University of Queensland (Australia) currently holds the world record for the longest running experiment. The experiment’s creator is Professor Thomas Parnell, the first professor of physics in 1927, set up the experiment to demonstrate the viscosity of pitch (the thickest fluid known to man). At room temperature pitch feels solid (even brittle) and can easily be shattered with a hammer. But at room temperature the substance which is 100 billion times more viscous than water is actually fluid. Professor

  2 years ago ago
Science: See the longest running experiment so far.

HEALTH

Health: QUT finds human-AI collaboration best for spotting skin cancer

Combining the expert opinion of doctors with insights from artificial intelligence (AI) could provide the best option for skin cancer diagnosis, according to researchers from the University of Queensland. UQ’s Professor Monika Handa was part of an international team that examined how collaboration between humans and machines worked in real life. “This is important because AI decision support has slowly started to infiltrate healthcare settings, and yet few studies have tested its performance in real wor

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Health: QUT finds human-AI collaboration best for spotting skin cancer

HEALTH

Do You Want To Live Longer? Turn Off That TV!

Sitting in front of the television may be a relaxing way to pass an evening, but spending too much time in front of the tube may take years off your life. That’s what Australian researchers found when they generated life-expectancy tables for people based on mortality information from the Australian Bureau of Statistics as well as participants’ survey responses about how much TV they had watched in the past week. The TV-viewing data from more than 11,000 participants older than 25 years showed that Aust

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Do You Want To Live Longer? Turn Off That TV!

EDUCATION

2020 Biomedical Imaging Technology At University of Queensland, Australia 2020

Applications are invited from outstanding and enthusiastic individuals who have an interest, and preferably a background, in Biomedical Imaging Technology and are willing to pursue a degree program at University of Queensland, Australia. They should have basic understanding of object orientated coding principles and basis knowledge and experience in a programming language: C++, Matlab, Python or equivalent. Application Deadline: February 2, 2020 Eligible Countries: International Type: MPhil Value of Award

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2020 Biomedical Imaging Technology At University of Queensland, Australia 2020

SCIENCE

A high-heeled dinosaur?

A 24-tonne dinosaur may have walked in a ‘high-heeled’ fashion, according to University of Queensland research. UQ PhD candidate Andréas Jannel and colleagues from UQ’s Dinosaur Lab analysed fossils of Australia’s only named Jurassic sauropod, Rhoetosaurus brownei, to better understand how such an enormous creature could support its own body weight. “Looking at the bones of the foot, it was clear that Rhoetosaurus walked with an elevated heel, raising the question: how was its foot able t

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A high-heeled dinosaur?

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

The reasons people cheat in relationships, according to science

Think you can spot the telltale signs of a cheat?Perhaps someone who settled down too soon before playing the field, or a cold, calculated type who's adept at covering their tracks?Well, you'd be wrong.

  1 year ago ago
The reasons people cheat in relationships, according to science

SCIENCE

Scientists ‘paint’ Mona Lisa on a quantum canvas

The Mona Lisa, Van Gogh’s Starry Night and dozens of other images have been recreated on a quantum ‘canvas’ the width of a human hair, thanks to University of Queensland physicists. The images were projected and photographed on a blob of gaseous quantum matter known as Bose-Einstein condensate. Dr Tyler Neely from the UQ-based ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems said the artworks were originally a fun side project alongside their more serious research. “We never aimed to do th

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Scientists ‘paint’ Mona Lisa on a quantum canvas

HEALTH

6 Menopause Symptoms It's Better to Know About When You're Young

6 Menopause Symptoms It's Better to Know About When You're Young  Researchers from the University of Queensland figured out that 48 years old is the normal age ladies start to experience the indications of menopause. Menopause begins when a woman doesn't have her period for one year. During this time, ladies may have horrendous manifestations that are associated with hormonal changes in the body.  We have found out which indications a woman has during menopause and how to make this period simpler. What's more,

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6 Menopause Symptoms It's Better to Know About When You're Young

HEALTH

COVID-19: Six Potential Drugs Identified by Scientist for Corona Virus Treatment

Six drug candidates from more than 10,000 compounds have been identified to help treat COVID-19. The research which was published in the journal Nature ,tested the efficacy of approved drugs,drugs candidates in clinical trials and other compounds Professor Luke Guddat from the University of Queensland in Australia sad "Currently there are no targeted therapeutics or effective treatment options for COVID-19 " "In order to rapidly discover lead compounds for clinical use,we initiated a programme of high throu

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COVID-19: Six Potential Drugs Identified by Scientist for Corona Virus Treatment

HEALTH

COVID-19: Scientists list six effective drugs that may cure coronavirus

Scientists have given list of drugs that may help in the treatment of the corona virus. The drugs are made of various compand to enable its effectiveness. It is left for the production of suitable vaccine that will help in the reduction of the virus spreading all over the world Scientists have discovered six drugs made from more than 10,000 compounds that may help in the treatment of COVID-19. The research was published in the journal, Nature. It tested the efficacy of approved drugs, drug candidates in cli

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COVID-19: Scientists list six effective drugs that may cure coronavirus

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Why we cheat in Relationship. Do you think you can ever rebuild trust once lost in a relationship?

You think you can recognize the indications of a cheat? Maybe somebody who settled down too early before exploring every available opportunity, or a chilly, determined sort who's skilled at covering their tracks? Indeed, you'd not be right.  It's really individuals who have had higher quantities of sexual accomplices, or have indiscreet inclinations, who are bound to cheat, as per an examination.  Every relationship is remarkable, analysts at the University of Queensland contemplated why individuals are unfaithful

  2 years ago ago
Why we cheat in Relationship. Do you think you can ever rebuild trust once lost in a relationship?