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Biochemical engineering 'hack' could lead to new drugs

A biochemical engineering 'hack' could lead to new drugs, flavours, fragrances and biofuels.

Life Scientist 24 October, 2018

Macrogen opens office in Australia

South Korean biotech company Macrogen has opened an office in NSW.

Life Scientist 24 October, 2018

New technique for more accurate genome reconstruction

The technique will allow researchers to identify further complexity within any type of genome and provide more precise reference genomes than are currently available.

Life Scientist 23 October, 2018

Studying the use of CRISPR on human liver-on-a-chip platform

Two US researchers are combining their expertise in CRISPR technology and human microphysiological systems to assess the safety and efficacy of genome editing and its...

Life Scientist 22 October, 2018

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

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
New technique for more accurate genome reconstruction

New technique for more accurate genome reconstruction

The technique will allow researchers to identify further complexity within any type of genome and provide more precise reference genomes than are...

Article 23 October, 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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