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Violinist plays during brain surgery

17 September 2014

Musician Roger Frisch underwent deep brain stimulation to fix tremors in his hands and played the violin throughout the process.

PODCAST: A big future for small robots

13 September 2014

For years farms have getting bigger and bigger – and with it the size of the machinery we use to work them.

Should you 'push through pain' when you exercise?

8 September 2014

A certain level of discomfort is expected, but pain is often a sign you need to stop.

Mental health first aid fills knowledge gap

4 September 2014

Traditional first aid courses are all about the body. Yet we're more likely to encounter someone with a mental health problem than someone needing CPR.

Shed TV – September 2014

2 September 2014

Check out what’s new on the Shed Online this September. We’re continuing our focus from last month on Dementia, and featuring a few new activities and member articles.

Nature. Beauty. Gratitude.

1 September 2014

Nature’s beauty can be easily missed — but not through Louie Schwartzberg’s lens.

What moves you?

1 September 2014

Who would have thought than cleaning the toilet or weeding the garden could be good for you?

beyondblue Invisible Discriminator campaign

1 September 2014

beyondblue has launched the Invisible Discriminator, an Australian-first campaign that shows the devastating psychological effect that subtle racism has on Indigenous Australians.

Unlocking asthma inhaler technique

29 August 2014

Incorrect asthma inhaler technique is one of the leading causes of poorly-controlled asthma. Despite receiving adequate treatment, poor adherence and using asthma inhalers incorrectly contributes to people not getting the most out of their medicines.

What this Aussie musician does with a carrot will make your jaw drop

25 August 2014

Linsey Pollak, an Australian musician and instrument maker, turns a carrot into a clarinet using an electic drill a carrot and a saxophone mouthpiece, and plays it all in a matter of 5 minutes.

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