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10 of the best science discoveries at Sydney in 2019

Some of the biggest science media stories of the year From ‘insectageddon’ and saving our sea lions to an antidote for box jellyfish venom and the world’s oldest semen, it’s been a very busy year for our scientists. Here are…

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10 of our biggest stories from the last decade

The top research stories from the 2010s As a new decade approaches, we look back on our ten biggest stories from the 2010s. From uncovering the key to pain, the benefits of the arts and dealing with cane toads, our…

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A brief history of the University

Take a quick trip through time and learn the fascinating history behind our University. Did you know that the University of Sydney is the oldest university in Australia? Founded in 1850, our Camperdown campus was established on the land of…

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Essential oil poisoning calls on the rise, children most affected

Study highlights dangers of ingesting essential oils Experts from the University of Sydney are calling for public awareness on the dangers of ingesting essential oils following an increase in calls to the poisons hotline, with children most affected. The study,…

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