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2011-07-01 13:24:06

Researchers can now see objects more precisely and faster at the nanoscale due to utilising the full color spectrum of synchrotron light, opening the way for faster 3D nanoimaging.

2011-06-30 17:47:41

A new low-cost snake antivenom could empower countries such as Papua New Guinea to produce their own antivenoms, putting an end to chronic antivenom shortages and unnecessary deaths.

2011-06-14 13:36:14

A team of Melbourne scientists has discovered a new type of cell in the immune system.

2011-06-02 16:17:02

New research into drag reduction has the potential to help industries such shipping to reduce energy use and carbon emissions.

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2011-05-31 09:01:09

Decorative white silk crosses are an ingenious tactic used by orb-weaving spiders to protect their webs from damage, a new study from the University of Melbourne has revealed.

2011-05-13 11:45:00

SAN FRANCISCO and MELBOURNE, Australia, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the University of Melbourne's Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society (IBES), Australia's leading broadband research institute and test-bed, announced a partnership with Google, Inc.

2011-05-06 14:31:06

Latest insights into immunity to HIV could help to develop a vaccine to build antibodies’ defences against the disease, a University of Melbourne study has found.

2011-05-05 23:55:01

Scientists from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and the University of Melbourne have used innovative new technologies to identify the gene responsible for a rare but fatal hereditary brain disorder.

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2011-05-02 05:45:00

Male doctors are four times more likely to be disciplined for misconduct than female medics.

2011-03-24 05:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adeona Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: AEN), a developer of innovative medicines for serious central nervous system diseases, announced today that Ashley I. Bush, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the Company's Scientific Advisory Board. Dr.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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