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Two postgraduate researchers from Swinburne University of Technology have joined the global effort to maintain civilisation’s anti-bacterial defence by delving into the secrets of penicillin (the first antibiotic breakthrough in the 1940s), and investigating marine microorganisms considered a potential source of therapeutic drugs.
The way we see the world around us – as a whole or as components of the whole – is emerging as an important new field of research into driver distraction and responsiveness.
Research is stepping up into the development of synthetic vaccines, which are potentially safer, cheaper and more practical than conventional biological vaccines
The antibacterial properties of the Australian native plant emu bush (Eremophila longifolia) could one day help prevent tooth decay.
The uses for thermal spray coatings, which, at their thinnest, are the width of a human hair, are rapidly on the rise – everything from artificial bone coatings for replacement joints to offshore oil platforms and, potentially, water purification and solar energy collection applications
Australia’s first cognitive neuroscience ‘baby laboratory’ is hoping to learn how infantile thoughts and gestures mature into deliberate action; how the human brain develops and sometimes fails.
A new X-ray tool could help biologists shed light on the body's innermost workings, providing details that could have enormous value to chemists designing drugs, such as new antibiotics to defeat drug-resistant bacteria
After years of controversy, researchers are working hard to make advanced new medical treatments a reality