An international study into morphine has found it may contribute to chronic pain, prompting the development of new drugs to reduce its long-term effects.
A thought-powered device that will enable paralysed people to walk is on the path to commercialisation, thanks to Australian neurologist Dr. Thomas Oxley.
An innovative bottle closure with the potential to significantly reduce wine allergies is being developed in Australia’s most famous wine region.
Biochemist and passionate supporter of gender equality in science, Marilyn Anderson, challenges the norm.
Curtin University designs unique microcapsules for people with type-1 diabetes.
Australia’s first ever Biobank will speed up and improve autism diagnosis in children.
New online tools are helping young people to take control of their own mental wellbeing.
New light-manipulating nanotechnology may soon be used to make smart contact lenses.
La Trobe University has launched a free app that can identify autism earlier and more accurately than ever before.
Australia’s new biomedical fund will help to bridge the ‘valleys of death’ and push innovation back into R&D, and bring “billions” in revenue.
Dr Pia Winberg explains how it is possible to improve our gut health by introducing seaweed dietary fibres to the western diet.
Acoustics experts have created a new class of sound wave that could lead to a revolution in stem cell therapy.
Concerns have been raised over the long-term use of nutritional supplements containing chromium.
Scientists at JCU have created a cheap and effective audio lure to collect the species of mosquito that carries dengue and yellow fever.
A new automated detection system increases how efficiently we diagnose bacterial infections.
Bioinformatician Harriet Dashnow investigates how mutations in the human genome can lead to genetic disorders.
RMIT researchers have published two reference books on evidence-based clinical Chinese medicine.
Australian scientists have developed a a rapid detection tool to map the effects of new medicines already on the market.
Researchers have developed an innovative app that alerts Australians to recently recalled food products.
The University of Queensland receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for groundbreaking research in global health and development.
A new product has been developed that could potentially treat all people with inflammatory skin conditions.