Chicken wire linked on the nano-scale could be the key to real-time, high throughput DNA sequencing, which would revolutionise medical research and testing.

A study using over a decade of data has found no evidence of negative effects in livestock fed on genetically-modified foods.

Australian research engineers have created a ‘Google Maps’ view of the body.

The latest leaks of the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership show the Australian Government making some attempt to avoid its big pitfalls.

Experts have received a massive $39 million in collaborative research grants from the Federal Government’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

An international report has found that many biofuel policies only work by depriving people of food.

The worst Ebola epidemic on record continues, with Guinea declaring a 45-day 'health emergency' in five regions.

A new study suggests very fit men in their late forties are less likely to get lung cancer and bowel cancer than unfit men.

Biomedical engineers have developed the first fully implantable micro-pacemaker designed for use in a foetus.

More Government-funded research into the health effects of wind farms will be undertaken.

Global finance giant Bloomberg has joined with the Australian Government on a $100 million health program.

The link between aspirin and colon cancer prevention appears to depend on a person’s DNA.

Researchers are working on a way to turn aggressive leukaemia cells into grown-up immune cells.

Australian researchers are calling for a global review of sepsis guidelines, after a survey found one in eight patients with infections requiring intensive care did not meet current criteria.

Researchers are working on an advanced suite of diagnostic simulation tools in South Australia.

Last Thursday was national Close The Gap day, and while events were on around the country to address Indigenous inequality, the Prime Minister’s top Indigenous advisor had some harsh words for his boss.

There are calls for expansion of a NSW State Government program which funds ageing and disability workers in metropolitan and major regional councils.

Neuroscientists have found cells within the brain that control our circadian rhythms, the 24-hour processes behind sleep and wake cycles.

In Australia, childhood arthritis is now as common as childhood diabetes, but there are very few experts or treatment options around.

Moves are underway to give the public a greater say in regard to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

Australian researchers are looking for new ways to properly identify and treat depression.

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