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Self-destructing bacteria to fight cancer

US scientists have created their own self-destructing bacteria — one which they hope to deploy in the fight against cancer.

Life Scientist 27 July, 2016

The da Vinci code: notes of the laws of friction uncovered

Scribbled notes and sketches on a page in a notebook by Leonardo da Vinci, previously dismissed as irrelevant, have been identified as the place where he first recorded his...

Research & development 27 July, 2016

Identifying kidney fibrosis risk

Researchers have identified a set of 13 genes that enable them to determine those kidney transplant patients who are 2–3 times more likely to develop fibrosis.

Life Scientist 25 July, 2016

An autoimmunity primer

Autoimmunity occurs when the adaptive immune system's process of self-tolerance fails, rendering it unable to distinguish between self- and nonself-antigens —...

Life Scientist 22 July, 2016

Supersonic technology enables low-emission magnesium

CSIRO has partnered with Canadian chemicals company Enirgi Group in a move to develop and commercialise an affordable and efficient technology for producing magnesium.

Lab equipment 21 July, 2016

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Researchers have built a diver-operated underwater microscope to study millimetre-scale processes as they naturally occur on the sea floor.

Article 18 July, 2016
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