Archived News for Research Sector Professionals - June, 2014
The end of the financial year this week has seen the closure of a number of Co-operative Research Centres, bringing an end to important projects such as the Future Farm Industry CRC in WA.
Nano-engineers keep finding Nano-engineers keep finding new uses for ‘nanoribbons’, and a recent research project makes the tiny strips much easier to create.new uses for ‘nanoribbons’, and a recent research project makes the tiny strips much easier to create.
Optogenetics - using light to turn neurons on and off - is one of the most intriguing and rapidly-expanding fields of medicine, and recent efforts may have brought the treatment to a new level.
Pressure to conform to particular body types is well-known among girls, but a new study shows boys are subject to some of the same ideals and influences when it comes to becoming a man.
An international research project has shown how important basic nutrition is, with authorities adding new links between poor diets and a list of chronic diseases.
A NSW Legislative Assembly will look into accusations that the state’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) covered up the extent of coal dust pollution.
While they are well-received by the mainstream population, flowers have been bugging evolutionary biologists since Darwin, but a new study may soon end the mystery.