Melbourne was Australia's leading city in terms of high-quality science output in 2015, followed by Sydney, according to the Nature Index.
The Turnbull government has announced the findings of the R&D Tax Incentive Review and is now encouraging feedback from stakeholders.
Lonza has announced a resource that addresses a key topic of debate in the endotoxin detection community — low endotoxin recovery (LER).
Scientists have created a map for the future of Australian stem cell science, saying the country has the potential to revolutionise medicine and become a world leader in stem cell research.
The Australian Academy of Science's National Committee for Chemistry has developed a strategic vision for Australian chemistry for the next decade.
A new ASTM standard will enable manufacturers and regulators to determine whether the most sustainable chemicals are being used for consumer products, thus encouraging the use of such chemicals.
Pro-Visual Publishing, in conjunction with the National Safety Council of Australia Foundation and Safe Work Australia, has released the 2015/16 edition of the Laboratory Guide to Workplace Safety.
IP Australia has released a video series to explain the six main types of intellectual property, both registered and unregistered, helping small business operators and innovators to understand what IP protection is available.
The Australian Academy of Science has broadly endorsed the government's consultation paper for boosting Australia's capability in STEM, Vision for a Science Nation.
CSIRO has released what it claims to be its masterplan to improve Australia's record in innovation and help the country respond to global changes and digital disruption.
ANU biologists have stated that journals should insist on blind trials more strongly in order to minimise bias.
The BMJ has become the first general medical journal to require data sharing for all trials. This means trials will be considered for publication only if the authors agree to make the relevant anonymised patient-level data available on reasonable request.
Phenomenex has published a sample preparation guide and selection tool to help scientists produce cleaner samples for more efficient chromatographic analysis. The guide includes useful tools and resources to help select the most appropriate technique for any sample type.
The Australian Academy of Science has launched the final publication from its Australia 2050 project, which aims to get Australians talking about our long-term economic, social and environmental future.
An online edition of a book that reviews third-party papers on the applications and usage of nanoparticle tracking analysis (NTA) is now available from Malvern Instruments.