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New genetic cause of hearing loss discovered

US researchers have discovered that a gene called GAS2 plays a key role in normal hearing — and that its absence causes severe hearing loss.

Life Scientist 14 May, 2021

Budget 2021–2022: science helps secure Australia's recovery

The Australian Government has announced more than $475 million in its 2021–22 Budget to drive industry growth and scientific development.

Lab business 12 May, 2021

Ultrasonic imaging probe for nanoscale disease diagnostics

The ultrasonic imaging system can be deployed on the tip of a hair-thin optical fibre, which will be insertable into the human body to visualise cell abnormalities in 3D.


Electrically activated glue used to seal broken blood vessels

A new device offers a way to seal tears and holes in blood vessels, using an electrically activated glue patch applied via a minimally invasive balloon catheter.

Life Scientist 07 May, 2021

Cartilage-mimicking material inspired by nature

Engineers have developed a material that mimics human cartilage — and it could herald the development of a new generation of lightweight bearings.

Lab equipment 04 May, 2021

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Ultrasonic imaging probe for nanoscale disease diagnostics

Ultrasonic imaging probe for nanoscale disease diagnostics

The ultrasonic imaging system can be deployed on the tip of a hair-thin optical fibre, which will be insertable into the human body to visualise...

Article 11 May, 2021
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Ventilation system filters and destroys SARS-CoV-2

Ventilation system filters and destroys SARS-CoV-2

A ventilation system developed by two Fraunhofer Institutes is able to filter SARS-CoV-2 from ambient air, before destroying it in a process known...

Article 08 March, 2021
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Cartilage-mimicking material inspired by nature

Cartilage-mimicking material inspired by nature

Engineers have developed a material that mimics human cartilage — and it could herald the development of a new generation of lightweight...

Article 04 May, 2021
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