Latest biological News

Two bacteria allow spittlebugs to thrive on low-nutrient meals
New grant will help scientists advance human immune model in pigs
New velvet gecko discovered on one of Australia’s northern islands
Rust pathogen for biological control of mile-a-minute weed
More than 500 scientists in 18 countries to map COVID-19 effects and treatments in patients’ blood
Epigenetics tells story of trauma and recovery
Study uncovers gender roles in physics lab courses
Prioritising protection of global eco-regions to meet international biodiversity targets
NSF-funded antimicrobial technology targets COVID-19
Ocean virus hijacks carbon-storing bacteria
Funding success for research into mental health and suicide prevention
‘Intelligent’ weeds evolve to evade controls
New urine testing method holds promise for kidney stone sufferers
As world’s forests continue to shrink, urgent action is needed to safeguard their biodiversity
Cichlid fish loves exaggerated shells
MCRI launches landmark study into children’s COVID-19 immune responses with assistance from Rio Tinto
Company issued $12,600 infringement notice for alleged COVID-19 advertising breach
Genome technology to save Australia’s unique biodiversity
Australia needs to invest in bioenergy and bioeconomy
Next-gen nano technologies to tackle infection and diagnose disease
Reef Discovery Course offers A-Z for Great Barrier Reef
From private lives to public litanies: UNSW Galleries’ new exhibition queers conceptions of kinship
New study informing efforts to improve STEM retention
Algal genome provides insights into first land plants
Researchers discover new method of detecting endometrial cancer
MCRI launches landmark study into children’s COVID-19 immune responses with assistance from Rio Tinto
Botanic Gardens’ Wildflower Explorations goes online
Two new Corresponding Members admitted to Academy 14 May
Work-related health update – May 2020
How body makes triglycerides
In fog of pandemic, opportunities to improve risk communication
Light drives injection
Mimicking nature’s best medicine opens door to new treatments
Older women more likely to conceive twins due to evolution
Genetic variant could identify lung cancer susceptibility
Using self-nudging to make better choices
New campaign encourages South Australians to foster
Slavery entailed spread of epidemics
Photosynthesis in a droplet
Ancient DNA paints genetic portrait of Andes civilisations
Virgin birth has scientists buzzing
Which COVID-19 models should we use to make policy decisions?
Cannibalism Helps Invading Invertebrates Survive Severe Conditions
How Tree of Life researchers can sometimes go out on
Dual personalities visualised for shape-shifting molecule
Plasma medicine research highlights antibacterial effects and potential uses
Traffic pollution drops in lockdown – but other risks to air quality increase, reveal Manchester researchers
New University of Canterbury study finds heavy cannabis use affects human genome