Transforming products from agricultural and food processing streams into health-enhancing ingredients for use in a variety of foods and nutraceuticals is the aim of a $7 million Flagship Collaboration Fund Cluster involving CSIROâ€™s Food Futures Flagship, Monash University and the University of Melbourne.
The Flanders Interuniversity Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) and AlgoNomics have joined forces to develop a technology that verifies whether certain proteins induce an immune response in humans.
Scientists at Melbourneâ€™s Howard Florey Institute have discovered a system in the brain that stops an alcoholicâ€™s craving for alcohol, as well as preventing relapse once they have recovered from alcohol addiction.
Stage two of the John de Laeter Centre of Mass Spectrometry at Curtin University of Technology has been lauched by Fran Logan, Minister for Energy, Science and Innovation.
Research at The University of Queensland could revolutionise the treatment of pain relief with the help of a sea snail.
Food science is going nuclear and The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), is currently commissioning a new world-class research reactor and neutron beam instruments
For most of us, sound chemistry or sonochemistry is about the use of ultrasound in chemistry. The science has been around for about 80 years and now mainly focuses on the effect of ultrasound on reactions
CSIRO researchers have located the gene that controls the colour of apples â€“ a discovery that may lead to bright new apple varieties.
Australian science infrastructure will be upgraded by $500 million in Australian government funding announced by the Minister for Education, Science and Training, Julie Bishop.
Waiting a day or more to get laboratory results back from the doctorâ€™s office soon could become a thing of a past.
Scientists with the US Department of Energyâ€™s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the Joint Genome Institute (JGI) have sequenced genomic DNA from fossilised Neanderthal bones with surprising results.
Box Hill Institute biotechnology students will get international training opportunities with the signing of an agreement with US-based company PaleoTechnology International.
An Australian study to better understand the devastating and deadly Alzheimer's disease has been launched in Melbourne.
The Science Engineering and Technology Skills Audit, which was released in July 2006, forecasts that Australia's supply in key science, education and technology areas will not be sufficient to meet future demand