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    Gene therapy is still in its infancy but the future looks bright


    Merlin Crossley |  October 17, 2018


    Once genetic lesions for diseases such as cystic fibrosis and haemophilia were identified, the idea of replacing or correcting defective genes grew into what we now call “gene therapy” but when will the promise of cures become a reality?


  • Society

    Ending sexual violence as a weapon of war


    Jacqui True |  October 17, 2018


    The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege in recognition of their personal struggles to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.


  • Environment

    Modelling the tsunami threat to Sydney


    Open Forum |  October 17, 2018


    Whirlpools at the Spit, inundation of Manly Corso and major disruptions are possible impacts revealed in a first-of-its-kind study into the tsunami threat to all of Sydney Harbour.


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