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Australian Academy of Science elects 21 fellows

The Australian Academy of Science has recognised 21 scientists for their outstanding contributions to science.

Lab business 22 May, 2018

Limiting global warming could preserve biodiversity

Researchers are pushing for global warming to be limited to 1.5°C, claiming that such a limit could protect hundreds of thousands of insects, plants and animals.

Research & development 21 May, 2018

Does cancer immunotherapy work better in men than women?

Male cancer patients may benefit more from immunotherapy than female patients.

Life Scientist 18 May, 2018

Research plan welcomed but concerns raised over lack of detail

Genomics, nanotechnology, imaging, supercomputing and astronomy are some of the areas set to get a boost from the federal government's research investment strategy.

Lab business 17 May, 2018

Gene expression fails to adapt in night shift workers

Researchers recently revealed the impact that a four-day simulation of night shift work had on the expression of 20,000 genes.

Life Scientist 10 May, 2018

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Drink up! Better detection developed for counterfeit liquors

Drink up! Better detection developed for counterfeit liquors

US scientists have set out to take down the counterfeit liquor industry by engineering a device that can easily identify tainted products.

Article 18 April, 2018
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