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Revealing the 'rogue clones' that cause lupus

Researchers have used mass spectrometry to identify the molecular signatures of the autoantibodies that cause lupus, which could lead to more effective treatments.

Life Scientist 23 January, 2019

Golden staph on the rise in Vic and WA communities

While the number of golden staph (Staphylococcus aureus) infections in hospitals have declined over the last few years, the number of infections acquired outside...

Life Scientist 22 January, 2019

Promiscuous female fruit flies alter behaviour in males

Promiscuity in female fruit flies reduces male competition before mating, while increasing their competition to fertilise the female's eggs after mating.

Life Scientist 21 January, 2019

Stem cell analogues grown without animal products

Scientists from the New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute have reported progress towards creating clinical-grade cells for treatment of bone disease and injury.

Life Scientist 17 January, 2019

How do cancer cells avoid complete genetic meltdown?

Scientists from Beijing and Taipei have recently examined HeLa cells to get an insight on cancer vulnerability from a mutational perspective.

Life Scientist 16 January, 2019

Biotechnology
Solving the genetics puzzle

Solving the genetics puzzle

Growing up in Germany, Melanie Bahlo used to record which birds came and visited her bird feeder in the depths of winter. She was around eight...

Article 07 January, 2019
Health & Medical
How do cancer cells avoid complete genetic meltdown?

How do cancer cells avoid complete genetic meltdown?

Scientists from Beijing and Taipei have recently examined HeLa cells to get an insight on cancer vulnerability from a mutational perspective.

Article 16 January, 2019
Life Sciences
Promiscuous female fruit flies alter behaviour in males

Promiscuous female fruit flies alter behaviour in males

Promiscuity in female fruit flies reduces male competition before mating, while increasing their competition to fertilise the female's eggs...

Article 21 January, 2019
Molecular Biology
The ancient history of DNA control

The ancient history of DNA control

The tricks DNA uses to control gene expression — which genes are turned on and off, and when — may have originated much earlier than...

Article 27 November, 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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