Australian researchers have grown brain cells on a semiconductor wafer patterned with nanowires which act as a scaffold to guide the growth of brain cells.
UK researchers have uncovered the secret behind the explosive leaping ability of leafhopper insects — a discovery that could help create better technology in the future.
Cannabis has the potential to reverse brain ageing and improve memory function, a new European study has revealed.
US scientists have solved a major conundrum regarding the exact role of a protein in a critical cancer-linked pathway.
PreveCeutical Medical and UniQuest have partnered to develop a soluble gel to deliver cannabinoids directly to the brain via the nasal cavity.
US researchers have rewired mouse stem cells' genetic circuits to produce an anti-inflammatory arthritis drug when the cells encounter inflammation. The technique eventually could act as a vaccine for arthritis and other chronic conditions.
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have developed a method for finding new antibiotics from fungi.
Australian biotech and medical associations have come together to urge the government to "not devastate" the Australian MTP (medtech, biotech and pharmaceutical) sector "by gutting the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Incentive".
Geneticists have come up with an effective way of using plant pharmacopeia to produce more effective drugs.
Themis Bioscience, an Austrian biotech company developing prophylactic vaccines against emerging tropical infectious diseases, is testing a vaccine for the Zika virus.
The Australian National University and the University of South China have agreed to work together on fusion energy research, with the prospect of Australia providing China with its first plasma stellarator device.
Asteroid 2015 BZ509 is the only asteroid in the solar system known to have a clockwise, retrograde orbit around the Sun while at the same time sharing a planet's orbital space.