Giant spider promises IBS relief

Molecules from the venom of one of the world’s largest spiders are helping researchers tailor pain blockers for people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Researchers screened […]

World’s largest eating disorder gene screen

Australian researchers are seeking more than 3,500 volunteers for the world’s largest eating disorders genetics investigation in a bid to further pinpoint genes influencing risk of […]

Tiniest kangaroo in symposium spotlight

Unlocking an evolutionary puzzle through studying tropical Australia’s musky rat-kangaroos, the only living macropodoid that does not hop, is the focus of Flinders University PhD student […]

Heartburn treatment a poor match to cancer drug

Use of a common heartburn treatment in bladder cancer patients has been linked to significantly poorer health outcomes when patients are simultaneously taking a frequently prescribed […]

Youths beware of bullying by best friends

We wouldn’t expect best friends to bully each other – but they can in unexpected ways. Sometimes, bullying behaviour by young people that would usually be […]

Meth inhalation risk in former home labs

Families unknowingly living in properties previously used as methamphetamine or ‘ice’ labs could be suffering from significant risks of inhalation and skin exposure as meth moves […]

New directory connects medical device sector

The Medical Device Partnering Program today launches Australia’s first dedicated online Capability Directory for the medical device sector, to boost innovation and development of cutting-edge medical […]

Why rats would win Australian survivor

Australian rodents skulls all correspond to one simple, size-dependent shape that is more than ten million years old but it turns out this lack of change […]