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2013-05-28 21:28:40

A large scientific study has discovered new genes causing severe seizure disorders that begin in babies and early childhood.

2013-05-28 21:26:55

Australian scientists have narrowed the predicted range of global warming through groundbreaking new research.

Ultrafast High-resolution Imaging In Real Time Could Be A Reality With New Research Discovery
2013-04-19 13:15:53

University of Melbourne In work published in Nature Communications, researchers from the University of Melbourne and the ARC Centre for Excellence in Coherent Xray Science have demonstrated that ultra short durations of electron bunches generated from laser-cooled atoms can be both very cold and ultra-fast. Lead researcher Associate Professor Robert Scholten said the surprising finding was an important step towards making ultrafast high-resolution electron imaging a reality. He said...

New Study Shows Low-pitched Song Of The Fairy-wren Indicates Size
2013-02-21 09:36:09

The study led by University of Melbourne researcher Dr Michelle Hall, is the first to show that the larger the male fairy wren, the lower the pitch of his song.

2013-02-19 11:32:24

New research has revealed that immature malaria parasites are more resistant to treatment with key antimalarial drugs than older parasites, a finding that could lead to more effective treatments for a disease that kills one person every minute and is developing resistance to drugs at an alarming rate.

2013-01-29 16:44:29

Understanding how our water catchments react to natural disturbances, may offer hydrologists greater insight into how to manage our water supplies.

Models Show That Internet Produces Vast Amount Of Greenhouse Gas
2013-01-03 08:02:38

Not only does the Internet produce a vast amount of information, but also an equally vast amount of greenhouse gas, according to new research models.

2012-12-05 16:21:28

American politicians (and their unofficial ad creators) are a nasty bunch when it comes to campaigning online, particularly when combining personal and issue attacks in advertisements posted to YouTube.

Algae Held Captive And Their Genes Stolen In Crime Of Evolution
2012-11-28 15:38:41

Microscopic animals held algae captive and stole their genes for energy production, thereby evolving into a new and more powerful species many millions of years ago reveals a new study published today in the journal Nature.


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