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Monday, 13 June 2022 2:06pm

Tiara Das consulted with designer Kiri Nathan on her kakahū, taking into consideration the former’s home in India and her journey in New Zealand.

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Early detection of Alzheimer’s possible – research

Thursday, 19 May 2022 8:57am

University of Otago researchers have discovered molecules in the blood that could assist with early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. 

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Bad behaviour set in stone

Tuesday, 17 May 2022 9:45am

Anyone waiting for a sociopath to grow up or calm down should give up; they will not change, a new study has revealed.

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Dunedin Study sheds light on New Zealand’s successful vaccination rates

Friday, 8 April 2022 9:38am

Vaccine resistance often reflects a lifetime of mistrust, suggests new research using 50 years of data collected by the University of Otago’s Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health & Development Study.

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The Dunedin Study celebrates 50 years of global research impact

Friday, 1 April 2022 9:27am

The internationally-renowned Dunedin Study celebrates its 50th anniversary this week, marking five decades of research impact around the world.

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Sharing memories sets children on path to better well-being

Wednesday, 9 March 2022 10:35am

Toddlers whose mothers received special coaching in talking about memories grew into teenagers who experience better wellbeing, University of Otago research shows.

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Long-term cannabis use damages lungs: Dunedin Study

Wednesday, 2 February 2022 10:23am

Smoking cannabis leads to lung damage, but in a different way to tobacco, new University of Otago research has found.