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21 September 2021
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8 May 2013
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Mice will run 10km a night, for no reason at all

Exercise research finds mice, unlike humans, pick up the motivation to exercise and the desire to constantly improve their fitness,

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18 July 2023

Researchers craft ‘origami DNA’ to control virus assembly

Controlling the size and shape of virus proteins can support development of new vaccines and delivery systems.

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28 October 2022

New research suggests nose picking could increase risk for Alzheimer’s and dementia

Griffith University researchers have demonstrated that a bacteria can travel through the olfactory nerve in the nose and into the brain in mice, where it creates markers that are a tell-tale sign of Alzheimer’s disease.

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25 October 2022
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Why picking your nose is dangerous

Picking your nose and plucking the hairs from your nose are not good ideas, particularly if you don’t want to get diseases like Alzheimer’s . A growing body of evidence shows that damaging the lining of your nose gives bacteria and viruses a clear pathway to the brain, where they create some of the pathologies of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

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9 March 2022

Studies reveal new mechanisms of arthritis caused by mosquito-borne viruses 

Some successful rheumatoid arthritis therapies may help us better understand how to treat people with mosquito-borne viral diseases.

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18 February 2022
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14 September 2021
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17 May 2021
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8 March 2021

New research may be key to making safe, durable COVID-19 vaccines

Using convalescent plasma, Griffith University researchers have identified how it may be possible to make a future vaccine that will provide protection against all major strains of COVID-19

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