Monitoring BK virus in kidney transplant patients

A new technique for monitoring BK viral loads in kidney transplant patients offers the potential to improve patient outcomes and reduce clinical load. [+]

> Posted in Life sciences on 01 October, 2014

Merck buying Sigma-Aldrich for $19.6bn

Germany's Merck has arranged to acquire chemical and biochemical supplier Sigma-Aldrich in a deal worth US$17bn.


> Posted in Biotechnology on 01 October, 2014

Preventing implant failures with biochemical Braille

Australian and South Korean researchers have developed a method to help reduce biomedical and prosthetic device failure rates - currently sitting at 17% - by enabling... [+]

> Posted in Life sciences on 01 October, 2014

Patrys gets first Australian patent for PAT-LM1

Patrys (ASX:PAB) has been awarded its first Australian patent for PAT-LM1, an antibody that has shown strong anti-cancer potential during lab trials in blood cancers.


> Posted in Health & medical on 30 September, 2014

Antisense raising $2.5m for trials, partnering plans

Antisense Therapeutics (ASX:ANP) is raising up to $2.5m to fund trials of its drug candidates in acromegaly and relapse remitting multiple sclerosis.


> Posted in Biotechnology on 25 September, 2014

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Making biofuels from wine waste

A cocktail of fungi and pre-treatment with heat facilitates the breakdown of wine waste into... [+]

> Posted in Life sciences

New report on the uptake of assistive health technologies in Australia

Australia needs to actively drive the uptake of assistive healthcare technologies to allow people... [+]

> Posted in Biotechnology

Genes indicate resistance to malaria

A study on the human genetics of malaria has found that certain genes determine a person's... [+]

> Posted in Health & medical

Genetic Technologies launches BrevaGenplus

Genetic Technologies has launched the enhanced version of its breast cancer risk test and... [+]

> Posted in Molecular biology

MCRI, Curve Tomorrow win top award in Silicon Valley

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Curve Tomorrow have won first place in the Launch!... [+]

> Posted in Biotechnology

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