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Research finds pesticide levels in WA breast milk lowest in world

October 18th, 2016

A baby breastfeeding

Researchers at The University of Western Australia and Murdoch University have found that levels of pesticides in breast milk have dropped significantly during the past 40 years.

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Tests find traditional medicines contain pharmaceuticals, heavy metals and endangered animals

December 10th, 2015

Credit: TrEnD laboratory, Curtin University

A collaborative study has found high rates of adulteration, substitution and mislabelling of traditional Chinese medicines (TCM), with the undeclared ingredients rendering many of the tested samples either illegal or potentially hazardous to consumers.

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International investigation begins on the effect of microplastics on manta rays

December 8th, 2015

A new study will investigate the effect of microplastics on manta rays.

The effect of tiny plastic particles on the health of manta rays and whale sharks is the focus of a new research project through Murdoch University.

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Major grant to build world’s first precision medicine research centre for infants and children

October 21st, 2015

Dr Andrew Currie

The world’s first centre specialising in precision medicine for infants and young children has been funded at Murdoch University.

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New separation science lab a game-changer for research

February 6th, 2013

The effects of methamphetamines on the brain and pesticide residues in breast milk are among research projects benefiting from Murdoch’s new Separation Science and Metabolomics Laboratory.

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Murdoch University paves the way for grain quality

June 15th, 2012

Murdoch University’s Separation Science and Metabolomics Laboratory (SSML) has won big for an innovative new multi-pesticide residue test.

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