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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

A single test to detect multiple plant viruses

Researchers from the Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre have developed a diagnostic toolkit that can accurately detect plant viruses and viroids in a single test.

Life Scientist 20 July, 2016

How bacteria get organised

Looking to understand how collective patterns in bacterial colonies form, Enkeleida Lushi and her colleagues created tiny racetracks from clear plastic.

Life Scientist 20 July, 2016

Genomics Innovation Hub to enable personalised cancer treatment

The University of Melbourne and the Australian Genomics Research Facility have launched the Genomics Innovation Hub — a collaborative initiative that will help pave...

Life Scientist 19 July, 2016

What do gravitational waves and bone grafting have in common?

What if you could grow a bone in the lab using the power of vibration? It sounds fantastic, but UK researchers have collaborated on a method which could do exactly that.

Life Scientist 19 July, 2016

Biotechnology
What do gravitational waves and bone grafting have in common?

What do gravitational waves and bone grafting have in common?

What if you could grow a bone in the lab using the power of vibration? It sounds fantastic, but UK researchers have collaborated on a method which...

Article 19 July, 2016
Health & Medical
An autoimmunity primer

An autoimmunity primer

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

Article 22 July, 2016
Life Sciences
How bacteria get organised

How bacteria get organised

Looking to understand how collective patterns in bacterial colonies form, Enkeleida Lushi and her colleagues created tiny racetracks from clear...

Article 20 July, 2016
Molecular Biology
The key to regrowing limbs may be in our RNA

The key to regrowing limbs may be in our RNA

A new study has looked into limb regrowth and determined that microRNA may be the key to determining how and why a variety of otherwise seemingly...

Article 04 July, 2016
Lab Technology
Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

The winning entries in the 2015 national iAwards have brought a range of benefits to a variety of sectors — with the health sector being no...

Article 09 September, 2015
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