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Research opens new pathways for vaccine development

Burnet Institute researchers have identified a novel process used by the immune system to kill and clear malaria.

Life Scientist 18 June, 2018

The brain's genetic secrets can be found in the blood

Researchers from The University of Queensland recently used blood samples to identify gene targets for brain-related traits like IQ and diseases such as schizophrenia.

Life Scientist 15 June, 2018

Tackling antibiotic resistance, one piece of possum poo at a time

A citizen science project led by Macquarie University is seeking answers to antibiotic resistance in one of the most unlikely places you could imagine — possum poo.

Life Scientist 14 June, 2018

New blood test could predict heart attack

Australian researchers have developed a blood test that improves the prediction of long-term risk of heart attack or death in those with severe coronary artery disease.

Life Scientist 14 June, 2018

Melbourne scientists reveal key cancer-fighting gene's secret weapons

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute scientists have discovered how the key cancer-preventing gene p53 stops the development of blood cancers.

Life Scientist 13 June, 2018

Biotechnology
Drug-carrying nanoparticles designed to treat brain cancer

Drug-carrying nanoparticles designed to treat brain cancer

The newly developed nanoparticles are designed so that they can easily cross the blood-brain barrier and bind directly to tumour cells, where they...

Article 12 June, 2018
Health & Medical
Does cancer immunotherapy work better in men than women?

Does cancer immunotherapy work better in men than women?

Male cancer patients may benefit more from immunotherapy than female patients.

Article 18 May, 2018
Life Sciences
Tackling antibiotic resistance, one piece of possum poo at a time

Tackling antibiotic resistance, one piece of possum poo at a time

A citizen science project led by Macquarie University is seeking answers to antibiotic resistance in one of the most unlikely places you could...

Article 14 June, 2018
Molecular Biology
Gene expression fails to adapt in night shift workers

Gene expression fails to adapt in night shift workers

Researchers recently revealed the impact that a four-day simulation of night shift work had on the expression of 20,000 genes.

Article 10 May, 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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