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Effective fertility treatment without the drugs

Thanks to Australian and Belgian researchers, an enhanced form of IVF's less invasive sister, in vitro maturation (IVM), may be on the horizon.

Life Scientist 24 August, 2016

Selective fragmentation for geochronology

In the world of geological analysis, sample preparation is critical. The ability to extract minerals of interest, like zircons, for geochronology studies is key to the...

Lab equipment 23 August, 2016

Increasing mRNA yield from skin samples

The isolation of high-quality mRNA from skin samples presents numerous challenges, including the toughness of skin, RNase abundance and possibility of degradation resulting...


Special delivery — a boron carrier for targeted tumour therapy

Japanese researchers have developed a boron carrier for use in targeted radiation treatment for cancerous tumours. The carrier is based on a common blood plasma protein,...

Research & development 19 August, 2016

Should ketamine be used to treat depression?

Antipodean researchers are launching the largest randomised control trial into the use of ketamine for patients suffering from long-term depression.

Life Scientist 17 August, 2016

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Microscopic imaging under the sea

Microscopic imaging under the sea

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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PM opens Westmead medical research centre

PM opens Westmead medical research centre

The Westmead Millennium Institute for Medical Research (WMI) has been opened by Prime Minister Tony Abbott and NSW Premier Mike Baird, bringing...

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A material that mimics cell membranes

A material that mimics cell membranes

Scientists have created a new material that performs like a cell membrane found in nature. The material can assemble itself into an extremely thin...

Article 09 August, 2016
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