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Publicly released: Tue 25 Aug 2020 at 1730 AEST | 1930 NZST
Researchers at the University of South Australia have identified an invasive protein molecule that could be responsible for some of the most aggressive breast cancers. Read more about Genetic discovery delivers new hope for aggressive breast cancersAustralia; SAUniversity of South Australia
Publicly released: Tue 25 Aug 2020 at 1620 AEST | 1820 NZST
Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice
In one of the first of its kind, first-year Modern Chemistry has been ‘turned on its head’ at Flinders University in a pioneering new program which removes lectures, tutorials and even the final exam. All interactions with students happen in the Read more about First year chemistry throws away the textbookAustralia; SAFlinders University
Publicly released: Tue 25 Aug 2020 at 1443 AEST | 1643 NZST
Physical Review Research
We all know it’s impossible to take a picture through thick smoke or fog—physicists would say, ‘it’s impossible to send information through a completely noisy channel’. But new research from The University of Queensland and Griffith Read more about Beating noise via superposition of orderAustralia; QLDThe University of Queensland|ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems (EQuS)...
Publicly released: Tue 25 Aug 2020 at 1341 AEST | 1541 NZST
eLife & Molecular Cancer Research
Ahead of Daffodil Day, a team of scientists from SAHMRI, the University of Adelaide and the Freemasons Centre for Male Health and Wellbeing have discovered a new way to stop the spread of prostate cancer that could be fast-tracked as a treatment Read more about Big fat solution may stop the spread of prostate cancerAustralia; SASouth Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI)...
Publicly released: Tue 25 Aug 2020 at 1235 AEST | 1435 NZST
University of Queensland researchers have developed biosensors that use nanoengineered porous gold, which more effectively detect early signs of disease, potentially improving patient outcomes. Read more about Pot of gold engineered to help with early disease detectionAustralia; QLDThe University of Queensland
Publicly released: Tue 25 Aug 2020 at 1130 AEST | 1330 NZST
Clinical Infectious Diseases
The first case of COVID-19 reinfection has been reported by Hong Kong University. The researchers say a 33-year old man was diagnosed with coronavirus more than four months after he recovered from a first bout of the disease, with genomic Read more about EXPERT REACTION: First reported case of COVID-19 reinfectionAustralia; International; NSW; VIC; QLD; WA; ACTAustralian Science Media Centre|The Australian National University...
Publicly released: Tue 25 Aug 2020 at 1000 AEST | 1200 NZST
An innovative technique to improve cancer treatments using tumour biopsies less than 30 minutes after they’re taken has been developed at The University of Queensland. Read more about Fresh tumour biopsies in world-first technique for cancer treatmentsAustralia; QLDThe University of Queensland
Publicly released: Tue 25 Aug 2020 at 0830 AEST | 1030 NZST
BMJ Evidence Based Medicine
Women who are pregnant or trying for a baby should consider avoiding caffeine, according to international researchers who looked at 37 observational studies about the effects of caffeine on six negative pregnancy outcomes: miscarriage, stillbirth, Read more about EXPERT REACTION: Caffeine during pregnancy may not be a good ideaInternationalThe University of Adelaide|The University of Melbourne...
Publicly released: Tue 25 Aug 2020 at 0700 AEST | 0900 NZST
Annals of Internal Medicine
Acute cardiovascular events, especially heart failure and ischemic heart disease, are common among patients hospitalised with influenza, according to US scientists. They looked at data from the US Influenza Hospitalization Surveillance Network Read more about Heart failure common in patients hospitalised with fluAustralia; International; NSWThe Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society...
Publicly released: Tue 25 Aug 2020 at 0500 AEST | 0700 NZST
An in-depth Garvan study of how the immune system generates effective antibodies provides new insights for vaccine design. Read more about Flexible targets help immune system make finely-tuned antibodiesAustralia; NSWGarvan Institute of Medical Research