Biomedical Science News

Plant discovery opens frontiers

biochemical mechanism fundamental to plant life

Scientists discover biochemical mechanism fundamental to plant life that could have huge implications for biomedical, pharmaceutical, chemical and biotechnology industries.

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Deadly diseases to be hit by single vaccine

Pictured are researchers Professor James Paton, and Drs Shannon David and Mohammed Alsharifi

Scientists from the Research Centre for Infectious Diseases have developed a single vaccination approach to simultaneously combat influenza and pneumococcal infections.

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On top of the world: Sciences research ranks high in ERA results

Institute for Photonics & Advanced Sensing (IPAS) research using 3D printing for the Austofix wrist plate.

Science research at the University of Adelaide has reached new heights according to the 2018 Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) results released this week.

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From the lab bench to the clinic: Pneumonia vaccine shows commercialisation strengths

Streptococcus pneumoniae

Commercialisation potential of Faculty of Sciences’ research is in the spotlight after the development of a new pneumonia vaccine.

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New pneumonia vaccine could save two million lives per year

Streptococcus pneumoniae

A vaccine against the biggest bacterial killer on the planet is a step closer to being available with funding secured for preclinical trials.

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Crowdfunding campaign launched to help save Tassie devil

Tassie Devil

New research could help save the Tasmanian devil from the deadly disease that's wiping out their population

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New technique a breakthrough in human genome reconstruction

New technique a breakthrough in human genome reconstruction

Scientists have developed a new technique that will aid in a more accurate reconstruction of human genomes.

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Designer molecule targets cancer growth protein

A graphical representation of the new molecule (yellow sticks) interacting with ‘the sliding clamp’ (green surface).

Check out the new molecule designed by University of Adelaide researchers. It shows huge potential for future cancer treatment.

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Platypus venom inspires potential new diabetes treatments

Platypus image - Image courtesy of Matt Chan

The discovery of a key metabolic hormone found in platypus venom will now be investigated for its potential to treat type 2 diabetes.

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