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Scientists assemble the cane toad genome

The breakthrough will help scientists gain a better understanding of what makes Australia's most infamous amphibian tick.

Life Scientist 21 September, 2018

Immune cells associated with schizophrenia

Scientists have identified immune cells in greater amounts in the brains of some people with schizophrenia — a breakthrough that could transform global...

Life Scientist 17 September, 2018

World-leading astronomer wins Matthew Flinders Medal

Dr Richard Manchester has won one of Australia's highest honours for work in the physical sciences — the Australian Academy of Science's Matthew Flinders...

Lab business 14 September, 2018

Breakthroughs in antibiotics old and new

In good news for the fight against antibiotic resistance, one research team has successfully adjusted an existing antibiotic and another has identified a promising new...

Life Scientist 13 September, 2018

STEM superstar on the juggle, the struggle and the joy

Marine ecologist and ecosystem modeller Jess Melbourne-Thomas is one of two Tasmanians who were named as Science and Technology Australia's Superstars of STEM* in...

Life Scientist 06 September, 2018

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Nanoparticles detect biomarkers for deep-tissue cancers

Nanoparticles detect biomarkers for deep-tissue cancers

A new form of nanoparticle and associated imaging technique can detect multiple disease biomarkers, including those for breast cancer, found in...

Article 07 August, 2018
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Improving efficiency and safety in Australian labs

Improving efficiency and safety in Australian labs

Russell Urquhart looks at how the European Standard EN 14470-1 compares to those governing storage cabinets in Australia and how Australian...

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'Programmable droplets' could replace pipettes

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MIT researchers are replacing the humble pipette with lab-on-a-chip technology that uses electric fields to move droplets of biological solutions...

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