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Coronary artery disease genes influence reproduction

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the leading causes of death in modern humans and researchers from the University of Melbourne can now explain why.

Life Scientist 23 June, 2017

Medical devices give hope to traditional manufacturers

Manufacturing companies in Australia are finding niches in the medical technologies sector as their traditional markets of mining and automotive diminish.

Life Scientist 19 June, 2017

Bird flu — the next pandemic?

Since 2013, nearly 800 people have contracted avian influenza, mostly from poultry markets, but the infection has ended there as it is unable to spread from person to person.

Life Scientist 16 June, 2017

Major genome release paves way for future biotech products

A major release of reference genomes is expected to pave the way for future health, biotechnology and agricultural products.


Gold standard in mineral analysis

SA analytical instrumentation provider Chrysos is developing a gold analysis process that is said to be up to three times more accurate than conventional methods.


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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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