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Aussie Anne Abbott wins John Maddox Prize for ‘Standing up for Science’

While the main John Maddox Prize for 2020 goes to Anthony Fauci and Salim Abdool Karim for their communication of evidence during the Covid-19 pandemic, the judges have again this year chosen to…

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Teaching humans to hibernate

The idea of making astronauts hibernate on long space missions often appears in science fiction, but now it is one step closer to reality. Scientists from the University of Tsukuba in Japan have…

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UNSW Sydney launches virtual Museum of Human Disease

Staff at the Museum of Human Disease at UNSW Sydney have used their lockdown time wisely, by creating a virtual version of their collection of real organs and body parts, which constitute the…

Gut bugs make your drunk

Auto-brewery gut bacteria get you drunk

A special type of a well-known intestinal bacterium could be responsible for some cases of severe liver disease, according to new studies. Scientists from the Capital Institute of Pediatrics in China discovered the…

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2019 ANZ SCOPUS Research Awards – Applications open until Oct 31

The Scopus Researcher Awards recognise outstanding researchers in Australia and New Zealand who have made significant contributions to their fields and areas of research. The winner for each category receives $1000 cash prize,…

A new viral treatment for acne has been developed

Viruses that live on the skin naturally quash acne-causing bacteria.

Fighting tuberculosis with soil bacterium

A natural compound found in soil kills antibiotic-resistant Mycobacterium  tuberculosis.

Nanoparticles restore blood flow after brain injury

  Carbon nanoparticles quench potent free radicals and stabilise cerebral blood flow.

Obesity linked to early-life antibiotics exposure

Antibiotics may promote fat growth and alter the human microbiome.

Why do we sneeze?

Sneezing helps us reboot our body.

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