Wendy Van Zuijlen

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Genetic variations in the skin can create a natural sunscreen

Vitamin D is the sunshine hormone, and we need bright sunshine on the skin to make it, but variations in our genes...

We can rescue global marine life, study

A new study has found several components of marine ecosystems can be rebuilt if putting efforts to address the causes of their...

Antarctica had rainforests 90 million years ago

Antarctica, which is entirely covered by ice sheets, was home to rainforests, almost 90 million years ago, suggests a new study by...

MedCo: New software to securely transfer data across hospitals

In 2019, scientists in the Laboratory for Data Security (LDS) in EPFL’s School of Computer and Communication Sciences (IC), in collaboration with...

How crystals form on surfaces?

In crystallization, atoms or molecules line up in orderly arrays. This is the foundation of many materials that define modern life, including...

First ever heat wave recorded in East Antarctica

In the past, much of East Antarctica has been spared from rapid climate warming due in part to ozone depletion.

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Researchers Investigate Potential Drug to Reverse Negative Effects of Maternal Obesity

A drug that increases energy metabolism may lead to a new approach to prevent obesity in children born to overweight mothers, UNSW Sydney researchers have found. “There is much excitement about improving metabolism pharmacologically in ways that might...

Researchers Developed New Gene Therapy Targets Brain Disorders

A group of researchers led by UNSW Sydney has developed a new gene therapy that may reverse the devastating symptoms of brain disorders such as Canavan disease. Canavan disease is a rare, fatal genetic disorder in which an...