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Scientists create Australia's first mRNA vaccine candidate

Victorian scientists and manufacturers have created Australia's first mRNA COVID-19 vaccine candidate — and first ever mRNA drug product.

Life Scientist 02 December, 2021

Aspirin linked with increased risk of heart failure

Aspirin use is associated with a 26% raised risk of heart failure in people with at least one predisposing factor for the condition, according to a new study.

Life Scientist 02 December, 2021

Understanding Omicron severity will take days to weeks: WHO

The new Omicron COVID-19 variant has been declared to be "of concern" by the World Health Organization but understanding the level of severity will take days to...

Life Scientist 30 November, 2021

Prompt antiretroviral therapy reduces HIV patient cancer risk

Despite years of optimal and suppressive antiretroviral therapy, people with HIV are still at increased risk of developing skin and mucosal cancers.

Life Scientist 29 November, 2021

Major limitation discovered in cellular biology analysis tool

The discovery will force the reassessment of a large amount of already-published scientific literature to determine if the reported observations are accurate.

Life Scientist 26 November, 2021

Biotechnology
Scientists create Australia's first mRNA vaccine candidate

Scientists create Australia's first mRNA vaccine candidate

Victorian scientists and manufacturers have created Australia's first mRNA COVID-19 vaccine candidate — and first ever mRNA drug product.

Article 02 December, 2021
Health & Medical
Overeating not the primary cause of obesity, scientists claim

Overeating not the primary cause of obesity, scientists claim

The scientists argue for the 'carbohydrate-insulin model', which explains obesity as a metabolic disorder driven by what we eat, rather...

Article 23 September, 2021
Life Sciences
Major limitation discovered in cellular biology analysis tool

Major limitation discovered in cellular biology analysis tool

The discovery will force the reassessment of a large amount of already-published scientific literature to determine if the reported observations...

Article 26 November, 2021
Molecular Biology
Genetic risk factors identified for spine osteoarthritis

Genetic risk factors identified for spine osteoarthritis

HKU researchers helped identify that the SOX5 gene, which is known to be essential for the development of the intervertebral discs, is implicated...

Article 17 November, 2021
Lab Technology
Innovation in life sciences amid a pandemic

Innovation in life sciences amid a pandemic

Life sciences organisations that embraced digital transformation were well positioned to adapt to immediate demands while maintaining production of...

Article 30 March, 2021
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