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Genomic elements preserved across 700 million years of evolution

Australian scientists have found that humans share important genetic mechanisms with a prehistoric sea sponge that comes from the Great Barrier Reef.

Life Scientist 27 November, 2020

'Egg-cess' consumption linked to diabetes

The health benefits of the humble egg might not be all they're cracked up to be, as a longitudinal study has shown that excess egg consumption increased the risk of...

Life Scientist 26 November, 2020

Gut microbiome linked to deadly lung disease

Australian researchers have shown for the first time a link between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, an often fatal lung condition, and the gut microbiome.

Life Scientist 25 November, 2020

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine meets primary efficacy endpoint

Interim Phase 3 trial data shows that the vaccine candidate AZD1222 is effective at preventing COVID-19 and offers a high level of protection.

Life Scientist 25 November, 2020

Alzheimer's drug could help fight antibiotic resistance

An experimental Alzheimer's disease treatment is proving effective at treating some of the most persistent, life-threatening antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Life Scientist 24 November, 2020

Biotechnology
Oxford COVID-19 vaccine meets primary efficacy endpoint

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine meets primary efficacy endpoint

Interim Phase 3 trial data shows that the vaccine candidate AZD1222 is effective at preventing COVID-19 and offers a high level of protection.

Article 25 November, 2020
Health & Medical
Mediterranean diet reduces effects of stress in animal model

Mediterranean diet reduces effects of stress in animal model

Eating a Mediterranean diet may provide a relatively easy way to help lessen the physiological effects of stress and promote healthy ageing,...

Article 19 November, 2020
Life Sciences
Children use both brain hemispheres to understand language

Children use both brain hemispheres to understand language

Whereas adults process most discrete neural tasks in specific areas in one or the other of their brain's two hemispheres, infants and young...

Article 30 October, 2020
Molecular Biology
Genomic elements preserved across 700 million years of evolution

Genomic elements preserved across 700 million years of evolution

Australian scientists have found that humans share important genetic mechanisms with a prehistoric sea sponge that comes from the Great Barrier Reef.

Article 27 November, 2020
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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