CSIRO, through the Food Futures Flagship, Limagrain CÃ©rÃ©ales IngrÃ©dients and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) have announced a partnership to accelerate the development of super-healthy wheat varieties.
A Royal North Shore Hospital discovery has been commercialised by US company Beckman Coulter, manufacturer of biomedical testing equipment, through its DSL subsidiary.
A breakthrough in the production of biofuels has been developed by scientists in Germany. Research published in the September 2006 issue of Microbiology, described how specially engineered bacteria could be used to make fuel completely from food crops.
A team of CSIRO scientists has determined the molecular structure of the insulin receptor, the protein on the surface of cells that mediates the effects of insulin.
Volatile organic solvents are the normal media for the industrial synthesis of organic products. The Montreal protocol has resulted in a compelling need to re-evaluate many chemical processes that have proved otherwise satisfactory for many years
The Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC) has published a report reviewing the potential occupational health and safety implications of nanotechnology and nanoparticles.
The ability of scientists to improve health and disease management of cattle and enhance the nutritional value of beef and dairy products has received a major boost with the release of the most complete sequence of the cow genome ever assembled.
A joint task force has released recommendations to enhance and clarify the existing guidelines governing the testing of new medicines in humans following the notorious TGN1412 trial in the UK
An enzyme that is billions of years old holds the promise of renewing ageing tissues and combating cancer.
A string of scientific world-firsts has resulted in nine new â€˜superfodders'. The disease-resistant animal feed crops of high yield have delivered more than $45m in benefits to Australia.
ANSTO carbon dating tests of rare manuscripts dubbed the 'Dead Sea Scrolls of Buddhism' have confirmed the priceless texts are from the first and fifth centuries AD and could be the missing link in Buddhist history.
Nano-sized fluorescent probes that can slip inside living cells and clarify lifeâ€™s most fundamental processes, or track the effectiveness of cancer-fighting drugs, are barely noticed by the cells they enter, according to a team of researchers led by the US Department of Energyâ€™s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab).
Dr Frederic Meunier, a winner of UniQuestâ€™s annual Trailblazer innovation competition, is developing a treatment for motoneuronal diseases based on modifying botox.
Under an agreement signed between the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) and CSIRO, scientists will seek to determine the molecular structure of the foods we eat.
A Queensland University of Technology researcher has found a way to replace animal or human serum in the culture of human embryonic stem cells.