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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,…

Preschoolers think like scientists

Child’s play is very similar to scientific experiments.

Protein could give IVF couples hope

One protein is critical for the beginning of life.

Scientists find trigger for epileptic seizures

This could be a step towards curing temporal lobe epilepsy.

Fighting tuberculosis with soil bacterium

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

This is how a heart becomes a heart

A “synchronised dance” of thousands of genes generates a healthy heart, but one faux pas may result in congenital heart defects.

Teenage brains in the digital world

When it comes to technology, adults won’t be able to keep up with their children.

Can the shape of the glass affect your drinking habits?

Have you ever finished a drink almost twice as fast as your friends?

Vitamin D’s impact on infection

Low levels of sun exposure may be putting you at risk.

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