Metabolomics, a study of small molecules — or metabolites — within organisms, cells and tissues, is an important and rapidly growing branch of 'omics'.
Researchers have used a technique called cellular barcoding to tag, track and pinpoint cells responsible for the spread of breast cancer from the main tumour into the blood and other organs.
The relationship between researchers and industry has strengthened, according to the latest National Survey of Research Commercialisation.
An international team of researchers, led by MCRI, have identified a rare genetic brain disorder.
The eel-like hagfish has survived on Earth for at least 300 million years, thanks to its ability to fend off predators by producing and choking them with slime.
Vampire bats could hold the key to new treatments for a range of serious medical problems, but researchers have hit a snag accessing the specimens needed to advance their work.
The University of Queensland and CEPI have signed a partnership to develop a technology that enables targeted and rapid vaccine production against multiple viral pathogens.
Researchers have identified a virus — VP882 — that can listen in on bacterial conversations and can be re-engineered to attack diseases.
Scientists from the Centenary Institute, in collaboration with 11 other Australian research institutions, have identified protein RAB27A as a key driver of melanoma metastasis.
Researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) have discovered how a protein linked to Parkinson's disease may protect cells such as neurons in the brain.
Dr Leo James is presenting at the the 44th Lorne Conference on Protein Structure and Function, where he'll introduce TRIM21 and explain why it is important.
Researchers have discovered a new human disease and the gene responsible for it.
2018 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Professor Frances Arnold will deliver a special evening lecture on protein engineering at the 44th Lorne Conference on Protein Structure and Function.
Two potential treatments — one using X-rays, the other using protons — aim to reduce the side effects of radiation therapy by vastly shrinking the length of a typical session.
"My child swallowed a piece of Lego, how long will it take to exit?" Six fearless Australian paediatricians recently ingested Lego heads in order to answer this burning question.