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NZ link to retina research – Dominion Post

John Kerr posted in on February 4th, 2015.

A New Zealand link to cutting-edge international retina research is covered in today’s Dominion Post by Olivia Wannan. An excerpt (read in full here): Kiwis help with lab-grown retina In what sounds like a gruesome sci-fi plot, Victoria University researcher David Ackerley is preparing to grow an artificial retina. The biotechnologist, and others in a […]

Experts respond: too much TV increases heart risk

John Kerr posted in on April 21st, 2011.

A recent Australian study has validated what what mothers around the world have been saying for decades: ‘stop watching TV – go outside and play!’ The study, published this week in the American Heart Association journal, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, found that the more time a child spends watching television, the narrower the arteries […]

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