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Cancer killer: uncovering the health benefits of Vietnam’s gấc fruit

RMIT researcher Dr Tien Huynh has travelled across south-east Asia to learn about the exceptional health benefits of the Vietnamese gac fruit and its ability to destroy cancer cells.

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Cancer killer: uncovering the health benefits of Vietnam’s gấc fruit

RMIT researcher Dr Tien Huynh has travelled across south-east Asia to learn about the exceptional health benefits of the Vietnamese gac fruit and its ability to destroy cancer cells.

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RMIT researchers win prestigious 2018 Victoria Fellowship

RMIT researchers Sumeet Walia and Flora Salim have been awarded Victoria Fellowships for their outstanding work in nanotechnology and data science respectively.

Third time’s the charm: how to overcome your public speaking fears

Scared of giving a speech? Dread the idea of a job interview? Avatars and virtual reality could be the key to overcoming public speaking fears, according to an RMIT researcher.

New Future Fellows boost RMIT research

New ARC Future Fellowships awarded to RMIT researchers will support landmark projects on foetal brain development, improving human rights and cutting-edge photonics.

Are bees watching you?

The tiny brains of bees and wasps can recognise faces.

Gas sensing gut pill beats breath test diagnosis

New trials of a breakthrough swallowable sensor have revealed the device is 3,000 times more accurate than current technology used to diagnose many gut disorders.

From Mexico to Melbourne: journey of a biomedical trailblazer

Trailblazing immunologist Magdalena Plebanski knew she was in the right job after visiting Africa more than 20 years ago and seeing the devastating effects of malaria.

RMIT researcher wins prestigious APEC Science Prize

Associate Professor Madhu Bhaskaran has been recognised for her groundbreaking work with flexible electronics, taking home the region’s most coveted science prize.

Should we sleep twice?

Did we used to have two sleeps rather than one? With a third of the population having trouble sleeping, maybe we should again.

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