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Malaria vaccine launched in Malawi

Known as RTS,S, the vaccine will be made available first in Malawi, for access to children up to two years of age. Ghana and Kenya will introduce the vaccine in the coming...

Life Scientist 25 April, 2019

Twins study reveals how the human body changes in space

Results from NASA's landmark Twins Study, which studied studied one twin in spaceflight and one on the ground, have finally been published.

Research & development 23 April, 2019

How to stop mosquitoes from smelling human sweat

US researchers have discovered how mosquitoes pick up on acidic volatiles found in human sweat.

Life Scientist 22 April, 2019

New method to more accurately diagnose cancer subtypes

The method may provide a more accurate snapshot of rearranged DNA found in cancer, and could help connect cancer patients with personalised treatments faster than current...

Life Scientist 18 April, 2019

SmartSat CRC, Boeing agreement to boost Aus space industry

The Australian Government has announced $55m for a new CRC and the Australian Space Agency has signed a Statement of Strategic Intent with aerospace company Boeing.

Research & development 17 April, 2019

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This is what a black hole looks like

This is what a black hole looks like

Astronomers have unveiled the first direct visual evidence of a supermassive black hole and its shadow.

Article 11 April, 2019
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Top 6 laboratory design trends

Top 6 laboratory design trends

Westlab, a manufacturer of laboratory equipment and consumables, outlines recent industry trends that are changing the face of the modern lab.

Article 28 March, 2019
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Lab-on-a-chip detects ovarian cancer with a liquid biopsy

Lab-on-a-chip detects ovarian cancer with a liquid biopsy

Researchers have developed an ultrasensitive diagnostic device that could allow doctors to detect cancer quickly from a droplet of blood or plasma.

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