Over the course of the five-week ‘Mark, Release Recapture’ (MRR) study 3000 male mosquitoes were released and then recaptured through a network of over 70 traps. All to find out if they’d cross a road for a mate.
A new, more accurate blood test for bowel cancer developed by our scientists could lead to a reduction in the number of deaths from the disease.
For those with age-related macular degeneration, a trip to the doctor once a month to get an injection in the eye is not uncommon. As excruciating as regular injections in the eye sounds, it’s essential to stop the build-up of fluid in the macula from further obscuring their vision. However thanks to our researchers, those injections
Egg-laying mosquitoes have been found in more than 20% of domestic rainwater tanks inspected in Melbourne homes. What can we do to keep them out?
We describe the first instance of our body’s own ‘microRNA’ promoting and exacerbating viral infections.
Our animal experts have been training veterinary practitioners, animal health managers, diagnosticians and livestock industry representatives in biosecurity and emergency animal diseases.
Our new project in Far North Queensland aims to beat zika and other mosquito-borne diseases.
Researchers sleuthed the human genome to find the genes most vital for viral replication. They found blocking the fibrillarin region stemmed the replication of many virulent types of viruses.
We’re field testing a new malaria breath test to help the global fight against malaria, which killed more than half a million people in 2013 alone.