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Golden partnership to fast-track UQ cancer test

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Golden partnership to fast-track UQ cancer test

Development of a rapid cancer test at the University of Queensland (UQ) using gold nanoparticles, will be aided by a $300,000 donation from Australian gold mining company Evolution Mining.

The philanthropic funding will help researchers at UQ’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, whilst the new blood test could give oncologists an early and more accurate prognosis.

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Deloitte study reveals the significance of Australia's gold industry

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Deloitte study reveals the significance of Australia's gold industry

The Gold Industry Group has released results from a study conducted by Deloitte Access Economics into the gold industry, revealing its significant contribution to Australia’s history, economic development and social advancement. 

“From the 1850s, the demand for gold has helped grow, sustain and define Australia,” said Deloitte Access Economics Partner Matt Judkins.

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