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Academy awards recognise bright stars of Australian science

Scientists working on the threat posed by the melting ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica, solving the mysteries of the universe and interpreting how disruptions of...

Lab business 17 November, 2017

A miniature laboratory in a plastic bag

Researchers have developed an all-in-one system in the form of a transparent bag that provides a cheap, fast and sterile way for scientists to grow, differentiate and...


Lose the jargon, win the war — the fight against superbugs

University of Birmingham researchers have identified new mechanisms used by bacteria to resist antibiotics, just days after one of their number voiced her concern...

Lab business 15 November, 2017

Creating radioactive molecules with photocatalysts

Princeton University researchers have pioneered a revolutionary new way of creating radioactive molecules. Their work has the potential to bring new medicines to patients...

Analytical instrumentation 14 November, 2017

It was the killer T cells, on the cell surface, with granzyme B

It is well known in the scientific community that immune cells called cytotoxic lymphocytes, or killer T cells, target bacteria invading the body's cells — but...

Life Scientist 13 November, 2017

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Creating radioactive molecules with photocatalysts

Creating radioactive molecules with photocatalysts

Princeton University researchers have pioneered a revolutionary new way of creating radioactive molecules. Their work has the potential to bring...

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Improving efficiency and safety in Australian labs

Improving efficiency and safety in Australian labs

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