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TGA approves Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccine for Aus adults

The TGA provisionally approves a booster dose of Pfizer's vaccine for individuals 18 years and older, while advisers to the US FDA recommend the vaccine for children...

Life Scientist 27 October, 2021

Trial success as bacteria eradicates pest mosquito

The results of a landmark trial have shown how bacteria can successfully sterilise and eradicate the invasive, disease-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquito.

Life Scientist 26 October, 2021

Brain artery variation can indicate risk of aneurysms

A new study has measured for the first time a link between variations in size of the brain's arteries and the likelihood of a cerebral aneurysm.

Life Scientist 26 October, 2021

RNA pilot manufacturing facility announced for NSW

The $96 million pilot facility will develop mRNA and RNA drugs and vaccines, in order to better combat disease and save lives.

Life Scientist 22 October, 2021

Outsourcing single-use technologies to accelerate speed to market

To fast-track time to market and gain a competitive edge, pharmaceutical development companies are increasingly implementing single-use technologies.

Life Scientist 21 October, 2021

Biotechnology
Outsourcing single-use technologies to accelerate speed to market

Outsourcing single-use technologies to accelerate speed to market

To fast-track time to market and gain a competitive edge, pharmaceutical development companies are increasingly implementing single-use technologies.

Article 21 October, 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
Opioids could treat inflammatory bowel disease

Opioids could treat inflammatory bowel disease

KNT-127 — a drug that targets delta opioid receptors — can reduce pro-inflammatory signals in the colon, indicating the therapeutic...

Article 07 October, 2021
Molecular Biology
Gene variant linked to autism spectrum disorder

Gene variant linked to autism spectrum disorder

Researchers have shown that a deficit in histone methylation could lead to the development of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Article 09 August, 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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