Research Australia

Research Australia is a national non-profit alliance of organizations and companies dedicated to increasing knowledge and improving health care in Australia. Members and donors provide funding for research in human disease and treatment of current health care challenges. Research Australia publishes journals, newsletters and on-line public information about their work. In particular, Research Australia is working on cancer treatments and improving the side-effects of current treatment.

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Snake venom charms science world

The King Cobra continues to weave its charm with researchers identifying a protein in its venom with the potential for new drug discovery and to advance understanding of disease mechanisms.

dateMar 08, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Rural roads dangerous for young drivers

Results from Australia's largest study of young drivers have shown that they are at significant risk of crash on rural roads. According to researchers from The George Institute, young drivers living in rural areas are more ...

dateSep 22, 2009 in Other
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Researchers find chink in the armor of viral 'tummy bug'

Researchers at Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Melbourne have moved a step closer to identifying a broad spectrum treatment for the dreaded 'viral tummy ...

dateDec 23, 2008 in
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Completely novel action of insulin unveiled

A PhD student at Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research has uncovered an important piece in the puzzle of how insulin works, a problem that has plagued researchers for more than 50 years. This finding brings us one ...

dateNov 05, 2008 in
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Genome sequences of 2 malaria parasites defined

Professor Alan Cowman, Professor Brendan Crabb, Dr Paul Gilson and Dr Toby Sargeant are WEHI members of international research teams that have made significant discoveries about two deadly malaria parasites, Plasmodium knowlesi ...

dateOct 08, 2008 in
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Protection for stressed-out bacteria identified

An international team of researchers is a step closer to understanding the spread of deadly diseases such as listeriosis, after observing for the first time how bacteria respond to stress.

dateOct 08, 2008 in
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New research touches a nerve

University of Queensland researchers have traced the origins of one of the most important steps in animal evolution – the development of nerves.

dateAug 20, 2008 in
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Psychological downside to strike action

While industrial action is largely perceived as a legitimate means of encouraging organisational change in Australia, research has shown industrial action can adversely affect those involved.

dateJul 30, 2008 in Other
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