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Using artificial intelligence to measure breast density

An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm measures breast density at the level of an experienced mammographer.

Life Scientist 18 October, 2018

New urine test detects antibiotic-resistant superbugs

A new test, called DETECT, spots the molecular signatures of antibiotic-resistant bacteria directly in urine samples.

Life Scientist 17 October, 2018

The role of Pax5 in maintaining immune health

A protein called Pax5 helps to efficiently organise the genetic information required for immune cells to maintain their form and function and help fight disease.

Life Scientist 17 October, 2018

Bye bye, E. coli — reducing contamination in red meat

Food safety researchers from the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture have come together with industry in a joint effort to enhance the quality of Australian red meat.

Life Scientist 16 October, 2018

Same-sex mice reproduce via gene editing

Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have produced healthy mice with two mothers that went on to have normal offspring of their own.

Life Scientist 15 October, 2018

Biotechnology
Same-sex mice reproduce via gene editing

Same-sex mice reproduce via gene editing

Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have produced healthy mice with two mothers that went on to have normal offspring of their own.

Article 15 October, 2018
Health & Medical
Vitamin D claimed to have no impact on bone health

Vitamin D claimed to have no impact on bone health

The results of new meta-analysis suggest that vitamin D supplementation does not improve bone mineral density in adults or prevent fractures and...

Article 12 October, 2018
Life Sciences
Bye bye, <em>E. coli</em> &mdash; reducing contamination in red meat

Bye bye, E. coli — reducing contamination in red meat

Food safety researchers from the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture have come together with industry in a joint effort to enhance the quality of...

Article 16 October, 2018
Molecular Biology
Gene drive causes infertility in malaria-carrying mosquitoes

Gene drive causes infertility in malaria-carrying mosquitoes

Researchers have successfully developed a gene drive that can cause the complete collapse of caged mosquito populations in only 7–11...

Article 28 September, 2018
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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