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Exercise could help fight infections

Forget about bed rest — the best thing for fighting off infections is hitting the gym, according to a team of researchers from Griffith University.

Life Scientist 28 April, 2017

Breaking the colour barrier: microscopy in biology

Researchers are one step closer to breaking the so-called 'colour barrier' of light microscopy for biological systems, allowing for more comprehensive labelling and...


Conquering epilepsy with computer science

Around 25,000 Australians are diagnosed with epilepsy each year.

Research & development 24 April, 2017

Kiwi crystallographers benefit from X-ray diffractometer

AXT has announced the sale of an XtaLAB Synergy-S single-crystal X-ray diffractometer to the University of Auckland, where it will serve a large research community.


Light-activated drugs for pain treatment

European scientists have designed what is claimed to be the first light-activated drug for the treatment of pain, making a major step for the discipline of optopharmacology...

Life Scientist 24 April, 2017

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Breaking the colour barrier: microscopy in biology

Breaking the colour barrier: microscopy in biology

Researchers are one step closer to breaking the so-called 'colour barrier' of light microscopy for biological systems, allowing for more...

Article 26 April, 2017
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Improving efficiency and safety in Australian labs

Improving efficiency and safety in Australian labs

Russell Urquhart looks at how the European Standard EN 14470-1 compares to those governing storage cabinets in Australia and how Australian...

Article 11 November, 2016
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No scale, no problem: weighing tiny samples in fluid environments

No scale, no problem: weighing tiny samples in fluid environments

US scientists have turned a simple glass tube into a sensor to measure the mass, volume and density of microgram-sized biological samples in fluid.

Article 11 April, 2017
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