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2014-04-16 16:13:04

Researchers at Griffith University's Eskitis Institute have developed a new technique for discovering natural compounds which could form the basis of novel therapeutic drugs.

2013-11-07 13:56:23

Research team leader, Associate Professor Catherine Pickering, said the Griffith study looked at the number and types of weed seeds which can be dispersed through horse manure.

2013-06-11 20:58:42

A significant decline in the numbers of native fish in Australia's Murray-Darling Basin may be linked to released dam water being too cold for breeding.

2013-03-25 10:35:50

An international study, involving researchers from Griffith University's Eskitis Institute, has discovered a molecule which could form the basis of powerful new anti-malaria drugs.

2013-03-13 15:50:10

Scientists at Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics and The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles have discovered a critical weakness in leukaemic cells, which may pave the way to new treatments.

Kids Who Learn To Swim Early Develop Faster
2012-11-17 06:04:58

Learning how to swim at an early age could make youngsters smarter and help them reach developmental milestones faster than the average child, according to research conducted at one Australian university.

2012-11-13 11:04:14

Research physicists have demonstrated the first device capable of amplifying the information in a single particle of light without adding noise.

Scientists Take Picture Of Atom's Shadow
2012-07-04 04:52:53

The art of microphotography just got a little smaller this week, as researchers announced they were able to snap a photo of a single atom for the first time.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.