Monitoring blood levels with the prick of a finger could be replaced with just a breath, thanks to a ketone-monitoring device developed at the University of Sydney.
A computer-assisted diagnostic procedure helps physicians detect the growth of low-grade brain tumours earlier and at smaller volumes than visual comparison alone.
The leaves of three Southeast Asian plants are effective in stopping the growth of seven types of cancer. Anticancer properties were also demonstrated in three other medicinal plants.
US scientists have found a way to differentiate the subset of patients with prostate cancer who require more aggressive management and treatment.
Pluto's atmosphere is predicted to ultimately collapse and freeze over, according to almost three decades' worth of research from an international team of scientists.
A newly named tyrannosauroid dinosaur — Suskityrannus hazelae — stood less than a metre tall at the hip and was about 2.7 metres in length.
European researchers have found a way to identify hospital patients with suspected sepsis infection who may suffer from subsequent disease progression.
More than half of all large ice-free coastal areas of Antarctica have now been disturbed by human activity.
Astronomers have discovered rapidly swinging jets coming from a black hole almost 8000 light-years from Earth — behaviour that has never before been observed on such short timescales.
Researchers have been looking at how different environments provide opportunities for animal-to-human diseases to interact with and infect new host species, including humans.
Thermo Fisher Scientific has entered into a collaboration with NX Prenatal to develop proteomics assays to monitor foetal health in utero and assess the risk of adverse outcomes.
The Australian Antarctic Program is leading an ambitious project to search for the Earth's longest continuous ice core climate record from deep inside an Antarctic ice sheet.
Swedish scientists have shown how a blood test can reveal whether there is accelerating nerve cell damage in the brain.
Results from NASA's landmark Twins Study, which studied one twin in spaceflight and one on the ground, have finally been published.
The Australian Government has announced $55m for a new CRC and the Australian Space Agency has signed a Statement of Strategic Intent with aerospace company Boeing.