Medicine

Sea anemone venom as autoimmune disease treatment

A compound found in anemone venom could soon be the first line treatment for people with multiple sclerosis. 

New hope for breast cancer patients

Researchers unlock the key to the spread of breast cancer.

DNA differences start in the womb

Australian researchers demonstrate the importance of your environment before birth.

First images of the common cold virus

Saving lives one 3D image at a time.

Chicken vaccines produce new viruses

Two herpesvirus vaccines have recombined to produce new virus strains.

Mapping our microbes

They may be small, but they outnumber our cells.

New lead on the cause of autism

Psychoactive chemicals in drinking water cause genetic changes in fish similar to those associated with autism. 

Baby’s genome sequenced before birth

A new, non-invasive method of screening for genetic disorders.

Fixing hearts with skin cells

Skin cells can be transformed into heart muscle cells.

Can our computers be infected with bacteria?

You should always wash before you type.

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