Themis Bioscience, an Austrian biotech company developing prophylactic vaccines against emerging tropical infectious diseases, is testing a vaccine for the Zika virus.
Have you ever wondered why the size and shape of the nose tends to vary between different human populations?
Researchers at the University of Sydney have made a remarkable and somewhat concerning discovery: Australia's koalas are getting thirsty, and it's likely a result of climate change.
Victorians scientists have discovered the point at which baleen whales acquired the ability to make and hear the lowest frequency sounds of any mammal, which they use to send whale songs across tens and even hundreds of kilometres.
Scientists have discovered that cool jets of plasma stimulate cells in the bodies of mice, helping to close wounds or kill tumours.
Researchers from Monash University have wasted no time getting into the spirit of summer, releasing two separate stories with a distinctly sea-flavoured theme to them.
Japanese researchers have developed a boron carrier for use in targeted radiation treatment for cancerous tumours. The carrier is based on a common blood plasma protein, meaning it can be tailored to individual patients and lessens the chances of blood contamination.
As the search to find signs of life on Mars continues, researchers have suggested that a good place to find organic compounds native to the planet would be deep underground — from rocks that have been blasted to the surface by meteorite impacts.
Virtual reality systems by Phenosys enable rats and mice to enter a virtual reality world. The platforms offer a revolutionary concept for research on animal learning, memory, cognition and navigation.
As well as promoting hyperactivity and insomnia, a new study has found that artificial sweeteners actually increase feelings of hunger, leading to higher calorific intake.
Neuroscientists at The University of Melbourne are recruiting electronic music fans for a study exploring the connection between cravings and the 'risky' sounds of dance music.
Researchers have identified a new macromolecule that could help prevent deadly virus infections with a triple-play mechanism that can also help prevent viral drug resistance.
A research team has determined the structure of the Zika virus, revealing insights critical to the development of effective antiviral treatments and vaccines.
By collecting wetland bird feathers, ordinary Australians can help researchers create the first ever 'Feather Map of Australia' to show the health of our wetland birds nationally.
Scientists from The University of Western Australia have used fluorescent green dye to observe different sperm competing to fertilise eggs.