A newly developed combination therapy can force malignant breast cancer cells to turn into fat cells, which can be used to prevent the formation of metastases in mice.
Epilepsy researchers from around the world examined the DNA of more than 45,000 people and have discovered 11 genes associated with the disorder.
Researchers have shed light on how some cancers are able to escape our immune system, in a breakthrough that has significant implications for the field of immunotherapy.
The fungal infection Candida albicans transforms into a deadly version with hyphae or filaments that help it break through human tissues and into the bloodstream.
Minister for Education Dan Tehan has announced more than $380m in funding for university research projects through the Australian Research Council.
Professor George Paxinos, a world-renowned brain cartographer, has discovered a hidden region of the human brain, located near the brain-spinal cord junction.
The Australian Academy of Science is urging parents to vaccinate their children against all strains of meningococcal disease.
As part of World Antibiotic Awareness Week (12–18 November 2018), NPS MedicineWise has released new research into antibiotic resistance in Australia.
Even minor changes in genetic sequences in HLA molecules can impact dramatically on immune function, according to a study led by Monash BDI.
Food safety researchers from the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture have come together with industry in a joint effort to enhance the quality of Australian red meat.
Electron microscopes and computerised image analysis has allowed researchers to uncover the correct structure of a protein essential in the immune system, IgM, and a much smaller protein that is bound inside, AIM.
US researchers have demonstrated a new approach to treating snakebites, using nanoparticles to bind to venom toxins and prevent the spread of venom through the body.
The automated NanoAssemblr Benchtop is designed to allow scientists to accelerate the discovery and development of novel nanomedicines from bench to clinic.
Scientists have made a key advance towards understanding which of the trillions of gut microbes may play important roles in how humans and other mammals evolve.
Scientists have identified immune cells in greater amounts in the brains of some people with schizophrenia — a breakthrough that could transform global schizophrenia research.