With a human death rate over 50 per cent and an ability to cross species, the Hendra virus that emerged in 1994 had frightening potential.
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Thousands of young Australians suffer substance abuse and mental health issues on their own—afraid to reach out for help, or even admit the problem.
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The Reef Life Survey team has harnessed the efforts of 200 divers around the planet to create a unique global dataset that’s generating significant scientific findings.
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A promising treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) could open the way to therapies for cystic fibrosis, spinal muscular atrophy and other disorders.
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