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Link between high brain iron levels and Alzheimer's

New research has shown an association between higher levels of brain iron, the presence of Alzheimer's protein amyloid, and poorer memory and language skills.

Life Scientist 25 July, 2017

Single supergene controls sperm size and swimming speed

The size and swimming speed of sperm are controlled by a single supergene in birds, reveals a new study.

Life Scientist 25 July, 2017

Aus start-up completes first-in-human trial of bone 'glue'

Australian biotech company Trimph has successfully completed a first-in-human trial of its proprietary bone 'glue' — said to be the only bone graft substitute...

Life Scientist 21 July, 2017

Prana partners with Takeda to study lead drug

Prana Biotechnology has formed a research collaboration with Takeda Pharmaceuticals to study the ability of Prana's investigational movement disorders compound, PBT434,...

Life Scientist 19 July, 2017

Towards a wireless, implantable neural interface

US researchers have built a lab prototype of a flat microscope, called FlatScope, to provide an alternate path for sight and sound to be delivered directly to the...

Life Scientist 19 July, 2017

Biotechnology
Aus start-up completes first-in-human trial of bone 'glue'

Aus start-up completes first-in-human trial of bone 'glue'

Australian biotech company Trimph has successfully completed a first-in-human trial of its proprietary bone 'glue' — said to be the...

Article 21 July, 2017
Health & Medical
RMIT research points to treatment breakthrough for viruses

RMIT research points to treatment breakthrough for viruses

An international collaboration headed by RMIT University researchers has discovered a novel new way of treating viral diseases including HIV,...

Article 13 July, 2017
Life Sciences
Monash discovery paves way for growing replacement organs

Monash discovery paves way for growing replacement organs

A discovery by Australian scientists could help ease the current organ shortage, paving the way to producing replacement organs for damaged hearts,...

Article 12 July, 2017
Molecular Biology
The battle for CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology: what patent applicants need to know

The battle for CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology: what patent applicants need to know

This article provides a brief overview of the CRISPR gene-editing technique and analyses the patent strategies employed by the two lead groups...

Article 20 February, 2017
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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