How can extraordinarily rapid insect responses occur when the body's pre-motor pathways run into a bottleneck linking messages from the brain to the wings and body?
Dr Heather Lee and Enzo Porrello have received the National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia's 2018 Metcalf Prizes.
Genomic profiling could benefit many Australians with rare cancers, according to results from a pilot study for rare cancers.
UNSW scientists are conducting genetic analysis of DNA samples from ASPREE trial participants.
A new research and commercial partnership aims to explore the development of a sustainable agribusiness model for traditional medicinal plants growing in northern Australia.
Researchers have uncovered a network of more than 200 genes involved in controlling alternative splicing events that are often disrupted in autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Scientists are preparing to build a temporary lab on an Antarctic ice sheet, to reveal how much a natural 'atmospheric detergent' cleans the air of harmful trace gases.
A team of scientists from Melbourne, Europe and the United States has identified a genetic variation that influences stroke patients' recovery.
The Centre for Invasive Species Solutions has brought together five state and territory governments, three local councils, three universities and three private environmental groups to form Australia's largest deer management research collaboration.
An investigation published by The BMJ raises fundamental questions about the transparency of information surrounding the safety of GlaxoSmithKline's Pandemrix vaccine used in 2009–2010.
The PCR-based method will improve monitoring and early detection of the reef pest, allowing reef managers to contain outbreaks sooner.
Melbourne researchers have revealed that a key player in the initiation, and pain, of migraines is a neuropeptide called calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP).
Macquarie University scientists have received a $1.1 million grant from ARENA for a project to engineer bacteria that turn sugar into hydrogen.
Researchers have developed a new selection tool that facilitates delivery of smart drugs into cells to battle hard-to-treat diseases such as cancer and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
A new method helps detect early-stage cancer tumour cells in the blood using a malaria protein.