Why SA is a renewable energy powerhouse

Last year renewables provided a whopping 60% of South Australia’s electricity supplies. How did this remarkable progress happen when the national climate policy was gripped by […]

10 lessons from the virus crisis

Australia ranked eighth in the world ‘s Top 10 countries to manage their COVID-19 response well, with New Zealand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Thailand, Cyprus, Rwanda and Iceland […]

Better sleep helps heart patient activity

A new study has found that treating obstructive sleep apnea with CPAP therapy increases self-reported physical activity in adults with a history of heart disease. During […]

New weapon against inflammation

Flinders University researchers have discovered a new anti-inflammatory role for well-known blood clot protein fibrinogen, which could support targeted new treatments for kidney, heart and other […]

Bile acids may hold clue to colon cancer

Examining gut health from a different angle, Flinders University’s Associate Professor Robyn Meech is looking at what can trigger colon cancer – and she believes bile […]

Better technique to speed up pain research

Scientists have for the first time established a sensory neuron model able to mass-reproduce two key sensory neuron types involved in pain sensation, enabling the easy […]

New clues to prostate cancer

Australian research has identified a new mechanism in which prostate cancer cells can ‘switch’ character and become resistant to therapy. These findings, just published in Cell […]