Gene therapies stand to benefit patients immensely, but there are questions about their commercial viability for pharmaceutical companies.
Although some malicious applications of synthetic biology may not seem plausible right now, they could become achievable with future advances.
More than 2700 stem cell scientists from 50 countries are in Melbourne for the 16th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR).
A new haemodialysis therapy has the potential to significantly advance renal (kidney) care for patients.
The NSW Government has announced the appointment of world-renowned robotics expert Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte as the next NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer.
Biochemist and molecular biologist Professor John Shine AC FAA has commenced as President of the Australian Academy of Science.
The foundation has three new areas of focus: entrepreneurship in science, leadership in our schools and guiding Australia's response to complex global legal issues.
As part of Vivid Sydney 2018, light projections of infectious biological agents will be expanded up to a billion times in size and beamed onto buildings in The Rocks.
The Australian Academy of Science has recognised 21 scientists for their outstanding contributions to science.
20 May is International Clinical Trials Day, highlighting the importance of clinical trials research and commemorating the first controlled clinical trial in history.
Genomics, nanotechnology, imaging, supercomputing and astronomy are some of the areas set to get a boost from the federal government's research investment strategy.
Collaborate | Innovate | 2018 saw six early-career researchers honoured for demonstrating excellence not only in the laboratory but in communicating their science.
Male researchers receive far greater funding for cancer research than their female equivalents, according to a UK-led study.
Arrow Pharmaceuticals and Apotex Australia have announced a proposed merger of their Australian and New Zealand generic pharmaceutical and OTC operations.