News file for: University of Adelaide
A study shows that pelicans are particularly susceptible to fishing tackle injuries, forming 59 percent of all birds injured.
Scientists have found that the protein fibrils which enhance the infective ability of HIV are toxic to neuronal cells even when disaggregated.
The discovery of the genes that confer boron resistance could lead to improved yields of wheat, a crop 35 percent of the world’s population depends on.
Research shows that consuming fruits and vegetables, especially whole grains, can protect against the development of chronic diseases.
The 17 skulls from Spain’s Sima de los Huesos are the oldest reliably-dated humans to show clear Neandertal morphology.
Blocking STAT5 in conjunction with standard tyrosine kinase inhibitor drugs could be a powerful one-two punch that kills leukemic cells.
Scientists suggest that exposure to estrogen from soy products or PVC plastics could explain the higher rates of obesity in males of developed countries.
The light-based thermometer exploits a phenomenon known as the “whispering gallery” effect to measure temperature with a precision of 30 billionths of a degree.
A microRNA-based test for prostate cancer could help distinguish aggressive tumors from slow growing ones and prevent unnecessary biopsies.
The secret to baby girls’ enhanced ability to survive to birth could lie in a risk-averse strategy, according to a study of placental gene expression.