Archived News for Research Sector Professionals - June, 2014
Many have heard of the fight-or-flight choices most creatures face in the wild, but new research has shown that for the fruit fly the choice is a bit more complex.
All parents have faced the requests that come from children in the aisles of the supermarket, but a new study say Australian parents are better at resisting these demands than those in other countries.
Research has shown over 10 per cent of Australia's native mammals have become extinct since European settlement, and feral cats continue to take a massive toll.
In a medical advance straight from science fiction - researchers have used light to create, erase and retrieve memories within the brain of a live mouse.
Around a quarter of smokers who have a particular genetic defect will develop lung cancer at some point in their lifetime, a large international study has found.