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Coronary artery disease genes influence reproduction

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the leading causes of death in modern humans and researchers from the University of Melbourne can now explain why.

Life Scientist 23 June, 2017

When immune cells turn toxic

A subpopulation of immune cells that normally fend off pathogens can turn against the host during certain infections, an international research team has revealed.

Life Scientist 22 June, 2017

Clinical trials provide $1.1bn to economy

Clinical trials accounted for roughly $1.1 billion in gross expenditure in 2015, and the annual expenditure could reach 2 billion in the next 10 years.

Life Scientist 22 June, 2017

Genetic Signatures receives regulatory approval for Enteric products

Molecular diagnostics company Genetic Signatures has received Australian and European regulatory approval for its Enteric Viral Detection solution. This will allow the sale...

Life Scientist 22 June, 2017

The week in medical cannabis: ethics approval granted, new JV formed

It's been a big week for Australia's growing medical cannabis industry, with ethics approval granted for two human trials as well as the formation of a new joint...

Life Scientist 20 June, 2017

Biotechnology
Patenting biotech in Australia — an update

Patenting biotech in Australia — an update

Obtaining a patent for a biotech invention is crucial to its further development and eventual commercialisation. Whether it's a new drug,...

Article 02 June, 2017
Health & Medical
Coronary artery disease genes influence reproduction

Coronary artery disease genes influence reproduction

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the leading causes of death in modern humans and researchers from the University of Melbourne can now...

Article 23 June, 2017
Life Sciences
Primitive hominids lived alongside humans, researchers say

Primitive hominids lived alongside humans, researchers say

An international research team has found that primitive hominids lived in Africa at around the same time as early humans — a discovery that...

Article 11 May, 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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