Near the height of the Zika virus outbreak, Associate Professor Joanne Macdonald started developing portable diagnostic technologies to save lives.
A smart needle with an embedded camera is helping doctors perform safer brain surgery.
Researchers have found adding the vitamin thiamine to fish sauce is the best way to protect Cambodian infants against beriberi disease.
University discovery ‘BioClay’ helps plants protect themselves from pests without the environmental and human health impacts associated with pesticides.
The NDIA and Autism CRC are creating a national guideline for autism diagnosis to address delayed diagnoses and other issues rife across state health systems.
Knowledge gained from the most venomous creatures on earth is being used to reduce deaths from snakebite in Myanmar.
Dr Melina Georgousakis tells the story behind founding Franklin Women, Australia’s only network for women working in health research.
A new fibre optic probe developed by researchers at the University of Adelaide can detect breast cancer tissue during surgery.
A new vaccine that could prevent river blindness has received a grant from the US Government to begin trials on cattle in the coming weeks.
The CRC for Spatial Information has compiled the best blockchain ideas from PhD students taking part in their 2016 “Solvathon”.
Researchers from Monash University have won the prestigious GSK Award for Research Excellence for developing “dimmer switch” medicines.
Paul Nicolarakis, CEO of the CRC spin-off Lorica Health, explains their business model in a five minute pitch made at the 2016 Tech23 event.
The ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology has collaborated with University of Melbourne researchers to transform biomolecular imaging.
The FDA has approved of an innovative new treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The drug was developed by researchers from Murdoch University.
The Australian National Data Service is celebrating the real-world impact of data with their #dataimpact campaign. Their latest article tells the story of a data discovery that radically reduced birth defects.
A new study has shown that cochlear implant electrodes improve hearing in patients and reduce inflammation caused by implantation.
The Cancer Therapeutics Cooperative Research Centre’s partners are reinvesting funds back into cancer research.
Australian researchers have created an environmentally friendly, paper-based sensor for monitoring sun exposure.
A major focus for medical technology is data sharing, with experts from across the healthcare sector looking to connect.
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.