NSW

  • Miniature plumbing fast-tracks drug development
    Posted in: 2016, NSW

    Sydney researcher Lidia Matesic has developed a technique to speed up the development of nuclear medicines allowing hospitals to not only make nuclear medicine in-house, but also tailor-made to the patient. In remote hospitals, this would also allow a larger variety of these pharmaceuticals to be used. “We have some nuclear medicines that work extremely […]

  • Biting and chewing gets you teeth
    Posted in: 2016, NSW

    Biting and chewing force our buried teeth to emerge, not an innate ‘eruptive’ force from within the bone of the jaw as previously thought, according to biomechanical modelling done by Babak Sarrafpour and an interdisciplinary team working at the University of Sydney. Around the age of six months, our first set of teeth emerge from […]