Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are uniting theory, computation and experiment to discover exactly how heavy elements, such as uranium and technetium, interact in their environment.
Two of Australiaâ€™s top researchers received awards last night at the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes Award Dinner at the Australian Technology Park, Sydney.
A neuroscientist was awarded the Victoria Prize, last night, for his groundbreaking research into Alzheimer's disease.
Australian scientists are today presenting at Parliament House a plan for the nation to develop fusion energy as a potentially safe and sustainable energy source.
A â€˜one-stop shopâ€™ for brain disorder information has been created, with the launch of the website www.florey.edu.au by the Howard Florey Institute, Australiaâ€™s leading brain research centre.
Some of the oldest forms of life, confirmed to be 3.5 billion years-old, have been identified by a team of researchers at the University of Queensland.
Many scientists assume people have sex for simple and straightforward reasons such as to experience sexual pleasure or to reproduce, but new research reveals hundreds of varied and complex motivations that range from the spiritual to the vengeful
The Iemma Government is offering grants of up to $100,000 to help life science companies commercialise their research, Minister for State Development Ian Macdonald announced today.
Scientists investigating drug therapies for children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) have presented new data demonstrating for the very first time that a small molecule called ABT-737 can increase the effectiveness of standard therapies.
University of Queensland-based contract research organisation TetraQ is now recognised to provide internationally accredited testing services to the Australian biopharmaceutical industry.
Sigma-Aldrich has enhanced its Bioactive Nutrient Explorer. This internet-based tool has been specifically designed to help nutrition and animal scientists, medical researchers, biologists and analytical chemists studying dietary plants and supplements locate the chemicals and kits they need to support their work.
As a fertilised egg develops into a full-grown adult, mammalian cells make many crucial decisions - closing doors of opportunity as they adopt careers as liver cells, skin cells or neurons.
The Australian Synchrotron is due to open for general use later this year. The synchrotron will create beams of laser-like intense light that can be used for looking at materials in sub-microscopic detail and manufacturing small, precise materials
An ANU specialist has called for more research into the effect of the routine meningococcal vaccine on other throat and nasal infections found in the community, like tonsillitis and pneumonia.
After the initial infection, the Herpes simplex 1 (HSV-1) virus usually remains in the body, hiding out in nearby nerve cells where the victimâ€™s immune defenses cannot reach it, causing no symptoms at all.