Bat’s immunity may hold key to preventing future Ebola outbreaks
By Michelle Baker, CSIRO Bats are the natural host species for Ebola and a variety of viruses, many of which […]
We still don’t know if domestic animals can spread Ebola
By Michelle Baker, CSIRO Spanish authorities have euthanised the dog of Madrid nurse Teresa Romero Ramos, who contracted Ebola. […]
Smartphone app a life-saver for heart attack patients
UPDATE 19/09/2017: Today, our Cardihab technology has spun-out from CSIRO after raising venture capital investment of $1.35 million in […]
Genetic evolution: how the Ebola virus changes and adapts
By Glenn Marsh, CSIRO The current outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa is unprecedented in size, with nearly 4,800 […]
New diet program: The weight is over
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Ebola outbreak causes global concern
The World Health Organization has confirmed the current outbreak of Ebola virus in Africa is the largest recorded outbreak, killing […]
Animating life: bringing science to the YouTube generation
By Seán I. O’Donoghue, OCE Science Leader Telling science stories often involves explaining complex interactions between a cast of molecular […]
Ancient viruses sound scary, but there’s no need to panic
By Jennifer McKimm-Breschkin, Virology Project Leader You may have seen recently that scientists recovered and “revived” a giant virus from […]
Explainer: What are vector-borne diseases?
By Fiona McFarlane When one thinks of deadly animals, the likes of sharks, snakes and spiders probably come to mind. […]
From animals to humans: understanding Ebola virus
Ebola virus, also known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a highly infectious and contagious illness with a fatality rate in humans of up to 90 per cent.
Blowing pollution out of the water
By Jan Mahoney Australians are a pretty fortunate lot – we have beautiful coastlines, top notch education and high-quality health […]