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Major breakthrough in quest for new malaria drugs

Victorian scientists have made a major breakthrough in the race to find new drugs to fight malaria, one of the world's most devastating diseases.

Deakin scientists watch tagged turtles from space

Millions of kilometres of protected marine parks covering vast tracts of ocean may not be enough to save some of the world's migrating sea life.

Digital music piracy could be a thing of the past as Deakin researchers help find keys to lock out illegal downloads

Deakin University researchers have helped find the keys to lock out digital music pirates through a newly-developed method that doesn't compromise the quality of files.

Australian mums needed to help prevent diabetes

Deakin University researchers are recruiting 1000 mums who experienced diabetes during pregnancy to participate in a national survey that aims to reduce their risks of going on to later develop type 2 diabetes.

Celebrity status blinds us to the bizarre and illegal

The case of Rolf Harris highlights how much power and trust is afforded to celebrities but like the abuse which occurred in the Catholic Church raises questions about how much people close to the celebrity turned a blind eye to what was going on, Deakin University expert in celebrity Professor David Marshall said.

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