News: Biological Science
The University of Adelaide has appointed California-based scientist Jenny Mortimer as the new Associate Professor of Plant Synthetic Biology, part of the Top Talent program to attract the world’s best minds to South Australia.
University of Adelaide scientists to lead research into biosecurity and invasive species risk to Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.
University of Adelaide and Griffith University researchers have engineered a unique protein - SubB2M - that can detect cancer by using liquid biopsies, immunoassays, circulating tumor cell assays and PET imaging.
Scientists have identified a key protein that controls malaria parasite entry into host red blood cells.
Scientists say keep washing your hands, especially in cities and airports, but don’t be afraid of getting a little dirty in biodiverse environments.
A new project is set to transform understanding of the impact of mining on Australian subterranean species.
Australian sea lions are in trouble. Scientists are using drones to investigate the health of these animals.
Scientists suggest living great apes are smarter than our pre-human ancestor Australopithecus, a group that included the famous ‘Lucy’.
The availability of high-quality plant genome sequences and advances in functional genomics is revolutionising our ability to understand plant evolution.