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Study debunks understanding of young proteins

A yeast protein that evolved from scratch can fold into a three-dimensional shape, contrary to the general understanding of young proteins, according to new research led by...

Research & development 23 October, 2017

Slip, slop, slap — and avoid midnight snacks

We bet you never thought your mealtimes could affect the biological clock of your skin — or its ability to protect itself from the sun's rays.

Research & development 20 October, 2017

Meet the winners of the 2017 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science

The 2017 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science winners were awarded by the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Minister Michaelia Cash at a dinner last night in the Great...

Lab business 19 October, 2017

Clinical trials crucial to making new discoveries in cancer treatment

Professor Tim Hughes and his team at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute have been at the forefront of research into chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML),...

Life Scientist 16 October, 2017

Transitioning from PhD to Industry: An unclear path with significant challenges and rewards

Andre Tan's journey post-PhD was a baptism of fire, which saw him under-employed for a period of two years before landing a secure role.

Lab business 13 October, 2017

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Biosensor mouse lights up the 'skeleton' within cells

Biosensor mouse lights up the 'skeleton' within cells

Scientists have developed a glow-in-the-dark biosensor mouse that gives a real-time readout of the rapidly changing 'skeleton' within cells...

Article 10 October, 2017
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Improving efficiency and safety in Australian labs

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