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Neuroscience

Brainwave activity that reveals knowledge of crime

An innovative research project that detects brain activity revealing individuals' knowledge of criminal behavior is delivering positive results for a University of Canterbury (UC) led research team.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers help world to breathe free amid COVID-19 resurgence

Simple, low-cost technology developed by University of Canterbury (UC) engineers could save thousands of lives by doubling the capacity of ventilators in hospital intensive care units, boosting the capacity to treat overwhelming ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Prevalence of injuries doesn't determine cricket game final outcome

Could better injury prevention have changed the outcome of the World Test Championship cricket Final played by New Zealand and India this week? Possibly, says University of Canterbury sports science lecturer Dr. Sibi Walter, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Stressed teenagers reluctant to seek formal help, research finds

Young New Zealanders who are experiencing stress are more likely to seek help from friends and families than from counselors or other specialists, according to a new study published in Stress and Health, raising questions ...

Health

Minimal risk for Māori consuming eel, toxicology study finds

A University of Canterbury toxicology study recently published in the New Zealand Medical Journal has concluded that "PFOS residues in eels are likely to be of no concern from a carcinogenicity perspective," which will likely ...

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