New research from Monash University is showing that testosterone could combat dementia in women.  It opens new avenues of research into memory and aging, and elder care as well.

The United Nations is challenging Australia to do something to protect the Great Barrier Reef from environmental degradation caused in part by costal development.

Six new research grants have been awarded around the country to further studies of dementia and Alzeimer’s Disease.

Australian environmental groups are campaigning to end anti-wind farm rhetoric, saying it could damage the industry and our environmental future.

New research has suggested mining giant Xstrata’s operations in Mt Isa have caused lead poisoning in some of the city’s children.

A new legal precedent in the US could have impacts on genetic treatments in Australia, after the Supreme Court ruled naturally occurring DNA can not be patented.

A Victorian Government funding boost should lead to some innovative new technologies, with 8 groups set to get a payout of  up to $50 000.

The Federal Government has officially launched two new reviews that will be aimed towards supporting ‘Australia’s burgeoning capabilities in cutting edge digital innovation’.

Melbourne’s La Trobe University will get a slice of the Australian Government’s $504.5 million payout, with the announcement of a Food Industry Innovation Precinct at the university’s Bundoora campus.

The South Australian Government has announced a new partnership between the business community and the Government to deliver a purpose-built technology hub.

The Australian National University (ANU) has launched its new Food Policy Institute, aimed at helping put food on our plates and improving food security across the globe.

Better land use may be the key to preventing further damage to the world’s coral systems, according to a study published by an international research team.

The Federal Government has announced six new dementia research grants will share in a new round of funding under the National Health and Medical Research Council’s Centre on Cognitive Decline.

Scientists from the University of Queensland will begin clinical trials that will see them block a specific protein to aid in the treatment of spinal cord injuries following a major research breakthrough. 

Australian children of same-sex couples fare better on average than families from the general population on a number of key measures of health and family cohesion, according to new research from the University of Melbourne.

A team of researchers from the University of Adelaide are spearheading a new direction on prostate cancer, which they claim could yield potential new treatments for the disease.

Almost half of those who can check their email outside of work hours frequently do, according to the latest research coming out of the University of South Australia.

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have found a lake on an island off the coast of Queensland that has remained untouched by changes in the earth’s climate over the past 7,000 years.

The CSIRO has announced it has successfully developed a new test to identify unsafe stem cells, the first of its kind to accurately test for human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS).

The University of Queensland‘s (UQ) research efforts into dementia have received a $9 million shot in the arm, after the Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research (CADR) won the funding from the Queensland Government.

The CSIRO has announced its Chief Executive, Dr Megan Clark, has agreed to extend her term with the organisation until the end of 2014.

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