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What's my age again?

Researchers are just six months away from human trials of a new drug that appears to repair damaged DNA, reversing the effects of radiation and ageing.

Life Scientist 24 March, 2017

Do you work for a biological, chemical or veterinary laboratory?

Do you provide any testing, or aspects of testing, on human samples? If so, the TGA in vitro diagnostic (IVD) medical device regulatory framework could impact you.

Lab business 22 March, 2017

Imaging microstructures at the speed of light

Over the last few years, researchers at the University of Rochester have altered materials to make them repel water, attract water and absorb great amounts of light —...

Lab equipment 21 March, 2017

Incomplete memory formation behind PTSD and panic attacks

Fear memories in animals that trigger the 'fight or flight' response can be formed so quickly that the hippocampus does not have time to fully engage.

Life Scientist 16 March, 2017

No, humans aren't affected by pheromones

Forget what the cosmetics industry tells you — the role of pheromones in human sexual attraction is inconclusive and largely speculative.

Life Scientist 09 March, 2017

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