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How infants' heads change shape during birth

Using MRI, scientists have captured 3D images that show how infants' brains and skulls change shape as they move through the birth canal just before delivery.

Life Scientist 17 May, 2019

Synthetic polymyxin antibiotics could take on superbugs

Monash University has granted an exclusive licence of its portfolio of proprietary synthetic polymyxin antibiotics to Qpex Biopharma.

Life Scientist 16 May, 2019

Cancer cells tricked into defective reproduction

A 'triple combination' of vitamin C and two standard antibiotics — doxycycline and azithromycin — was sufficient to reduce stem cell growth by more than...

Life Scientist 15 May, 2019

New stem cell treatment for vascular diseases

Researchers have developed technology that can produce large quantities of stem cells in a short time, using only a small blood sample.

Life Scientist 14 May, 2019

Oral vaccine could protect children from hep B

Oral vaccines are both safer and less expensive than injections, so researchers are continuously pursuing ways to produce an oral vaccine that is sufficiently effective.

Life Scientist 13 May, 2019

Biotechnology
Miniature hearts used to test potential new drugs

Miniature hearts used to test potential new drugs

Australian scientists have conducted what is claimed to be the first ever screening of potential heart regeneration drugs using bioengineered human...

Article 10 April, 2019
Health & Medical
'Undetectable = untransmittable' holds up in HIV study

'Undetectable = untransmittable' holds up in HIV study

Researchers have shown that suppressive antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV reduces the virus load down to undetectable levels, meaning the virus...

Article 08 May, 2019
Life Sciences
Oral vaccine could protect children from hep B

Oral vaccine could protect children from hep B

Oral vaccines are both safer and less expensive than injections, so researchers are continuously pursuing ways to produce an oral vaccine that is...

Article 13 May, 2019
Molecular Biology
How to stop mosquitoes from smelling human sweat

How to stop mosquitoes from smelling human sweat

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

Article 22 April, 2019
Lab Technology
Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

The winning entries in the 2015 national iAwards have brought a range of benefits to a variety of sectors — with the health sector being no...

Article 09 September, 2015
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