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Researchers discover inflammatory 'dimmer switch'

Monash University researchers have uncovered how a group of proteins perform like a 'dimmer switch', causing inflammation ranging from acute to chronic. The...

Life Scientist 26 May, 2017

NHMRC restructures grant funding program

The National Health and Medical Research Council has restructured its grant program following a major review.

Lab business 26 May, 2017

Shining a light on microbial dark matter

Professor Philip Hugenholtz is a microbiologist with a particular interest in 'microbial dark matter' — the vast majority of microorganisms that have not be...


Weeding out malaria

The Menzies School of Health Research recommends a two-stage treatment for the notoriously difficult-to-cure Plasmodium vivax malaria, which has a similar approach...

Life Scientist 19 May, 2017

High-performance microprobe installed at University of Tasmania

The University of Tasmania (UTAS) recently installed a new microprobe in its Central Science Laboratory (CSL).


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Instrumentation
World's biggest X-ray laser generates first light

World's biggest X-ray laser generates first light

The European XFEL, the biggest X-ray laser in the world, has reached the last major milestone before its official opening in September — the...

Article 09 May, 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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Chamber vs room monitoring: which temperature sensors are best for your application?

Chamber vs room monitoring: which temperature sensors are best for your application?

Electronic recording of temperatures with data stored in the cloud is pretty standard, but the choice of sensor type is often overlooked.

Article 15 May, 2017
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