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.
More than two-thirds of water users are unaware of the threat posed by marine pests, according to a recent survey by Parks Victoria.
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.
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 have identified a virus — VP882 — that can listen in on bacterial conversations and can be re-engineered to attack diseases.
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.
Researchers have developed a high-throughput RNA sequencing strategy to study the activity of the gut microbiome.
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.
Dr Ana Hranilovic has discovered that certain strains of naturally occurring yeasts have beneficial effects in wine production.
Researchers have discovered a new human disease and the gene responsible for it.
Genome sequencing is providing significant genetic information for many of the world's plant species; however, more can be achieved through collaboration.
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.