News file for: Queensland University of Technology
A large international study has identified more than 80 genetic markers for cancer risk, but researchers suggest that this is just the tip of the iceberg.
New research from the University of Adelaide may update the accepted view of how an ovary is formed.
A new Australian study has found that people give and set up charitable trusts in response to a single tipping point or catalyst in their lives, such as a windfall or life crisis.
Without leap years, the seasons would completely swap every 750 years, a QUT scientist says.
Biofuel technology being developed in Australia has caught the interest of the U.S. Navy, which intends to have a fleet of warships known as the “Great Green Fleet” running on biofuels by 2016.
Researchers have found a link between an increase in temperature and the incidence of stillbirth and shorter pregnancies.
Researchers at the Centenary Institute in Sydney have found that prostate cancer cells have more pumps for the essential nutrient leucine, revealing a potential target for treatment through starving these tumor cells.
Australian scientists have helped develop a prawn that grows 25 percent faster than other cultured strains.
Research on Remote-i, a technology which hopes to help save the eyesight of people in rural Australia, has won the top prize at the 2011 national iAwards event held in Melbourne.
Researchers have developed a new wound-healing liquid which may reduce the need for skin grafts when treating chronic wounds.