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29 Jun 2015
A new antibiotic-resistant superbug already causing problems in hospitals is set to become a whole lot more virulent, say an international team of... +more
22 Jun 2015
In the age of tablet computers and smart phones, it's easy to feel inundated and overloaded by information. But on a cellular level, this bombardment... +more
15 Jun 2015
Researchers have identified a gene that might make people resistant to the brain eating disease CJD. The study is part of an effort to find ways... +more
08 Jun 2015
Detecting diseases such as cancer could one day be done with a urine test, if a new technique demonstrated in two new studies proves to be safe and... +more
01 Jun 2015
Diabetes is the fastest growing metabolic disease in the world. A new study has shown that traditional Aboriginal and Indian plant extracts could be... +more
24 May 2015
A protein in the blood of young mice that seemed to rejuvenate older animals may do the opposite. The hunt for the fountain of youth is back to... +more
18 May 2015
Researchers at the University of Liverpool's Institute of Infection and Global Health have discovered a key cause of life threatening heart... +more
11 May 2015
In solving a 20-year mystery about the role of a protein associated with mucus production, researchers provide new insights that may lead to new... +more
05 May 2015
In wake of paper describing genetic modification of human embryos, scientists disagree about ethics. In a world first, Chinese scientists have... +more
02 May 2015
People with lower back problems are more likely to have a spine similar in shape to the chimpanzee, our closest ape ancestor.   A lesion which... +more