Know your mozzie: the Asian Tiger Mosquito
What would happen if the Asian Tiger Mosquito made it to mainland Australia, and how can we prevent it?
A cybernetic future for health: precision nanomedicine, implants, and telling biomarkers
Probing Biosystems, a new platform, seeks to develop and tailor state-of-the-art technologies to monitor personal health on a rapid, real-time basis.
Nurture in nature: Top 5 species used in medicine
For centuries, medicine has looked to nature for cures and treatments. Here are our top five picks for medicines derived from nature.
Where there’s smoke there’s fire: early cancer detection through fine-print mapping of blood vessel growth
Our new algorithm maps new blood vessel growth with more fidelity to quickly zero in on early-stage cancers.
Low-Carb Cook Ups
Our Low-Carb Diet Book helps people with or at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. We know it can be tricky to start a new diet, so we've created some videos so you can cook along with us!
How far will a male mosquito travel to find a mate – and will he cross the road?
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.
Bowel cancer detected earlier with a simple blood test
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.
Age-related Macular degeneration treatment sees the light – and it’s golden
For those with age-related macular degeneration, a trip to the doctor once a month to get an injection in the […]
Melbourne’s rainwater tanks overflowing… with mosquitoes
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?
Hendra and Nipah viruses’ deadly secrets revealed
We describe the first instance of our body's own 'microRNA' promoting and exacerbating viral infections.
Supporting the veteran vets on Australia’s biosecurity frontline
Our animal experts have been training veterinary practitioners, animal health managers, diagnosticians and livestock industry representatives in biosecurity and emergency animal diseases.