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Spinifex condoms — thinner than a human hair

The secret to the world's thinnest, strongest latex condoms and surgical gloves may lie in the resin from spinifex grass.

Biotechnology 12 February, 2016

An early step in type 1 diabetes development

An American-Australian research team has identified what may be the initial target of the immune response that causes type 1 diabetes.

Health & medical 12 February, 2016

QIAGEN and 10x Genomics enter collaboration

Netherlands-based company QIAGEN will collaborate with California's 10x Genomics on the development and promotion of next-generation sequencing (NGS), single-cell...

Molecular biology 10 February, 2016

A handheld concussion detection device

Royal Philips and Banyan Biomarkers will develop and commercialise a handheld blood test that can be used to detect mild traumatic brain injury (concussion).

Life sciences 10 February, 2016

Progress towards an all-in-one disease monitoring device

Australian and British scientists are collaborating on the creation of a single miniature biodegradable device that can not only track a disease, but can also treat it.

Biotechnology 10 February, 2016

Biotechnology
Spinifex condoms — thinner than a human hair

Spinifex condoms — thinner than a human hair

The secret to the world's thinnest, strongest latex condoms and surgical gloves may lie in the resin from spinifex grass.

Article 12 February, 2016
Health medical
Melanoma study to be conducted across Australia

Melanoma study to be conducted across Australia

Prima BioMed has announced the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation as the first clinical trial site for TACTI-mel, a Phase I study into melanoma...

Article 27 January, 2016
Life sciences
A handheld concussion detection device

A handheld concussion detection device

Royal Philips and Banyan Biomarkers will develop and commercialise a handheld blood test that can be used to detect mild traumatic brain injury...

Article 10 February, 2016
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