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Neural implant controlled by a smartphone

Using Lego-like replaceable drug cartridges and Bluetooth Low Energy, the device can target specific neurons of interest using drugs and light for prolonged periods.

Life Scientist 23 August, 2019

SA set to lift ban on GM crops

Farmers on mainland South Australia will be given the choice to plant genetically modified (GM) food crops next season.

Life Scientist 22 August, 2019

Chlamydia vaccine candidate found to provoke immune response

The first ever chlamydia vaccine to reach phase 1 clinical trials has been found to be safe and able to provoke an immune response.

Life Scientist 21 August, 2019

TB bacteria feed on carbon monoxide

While carbon monoxide is lethal for humans, microbiologists have found that some pathogens utilise this deadly gas as an energy source when other nutrients are not available.

Life Scientist 20 August, 2019

Researchers find 45 new genetic causes of skin cancer

Scientists have discovered 45 new genetic variants that put people at a greater risk of developing the most common form of skin cancers: basal cell carcinoma and squamous...

Life Scientist 19 August, 2019

Biotechnology
Biologics Innovation Facility opens at UTS

Biologics Innovation Facility opens at UTS

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has opened the doors of its new Biologics Innovation Facility — a training and production facility...

Article 07 August, 2019
Health & Medical
Vitamin D, fibre important for pre-eclampsia prevention

Vitamin D, fibre important for pre-eclampsia prevention

Simple dietary changes and more sunshine may be able to help women prevent pre-eclampsia, which can threaten the life and future health of both...

Article 18 July, 2019
Life Sciences
Chlamydia vaccine candidate found to provoke immune response

Chlamydia vaccine candidate found to provoke immune response

The first ever chlamydia vaccine to reach phase 1 clinical trials has been found to be safe and able to provoke an immune response.

Article 21 August, 2019
Molecular Biology
Same DNA mutation found in four neurodegenerative diseases

Same DNA mutation found in four neurodegenerative diseases

Four rare neurological diseases are all caused by the same short segment of DNA repeated too many times, albeit in different parts of the genome.

Article 05 August, 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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