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Image - Fishing for new HIV therapeutic targets using capsid as bait
UNSW Sydney researchers have created a method of rapidly detecting and characterising molecules used by HIV to orchestrate infection. A new screening tool developed by UNSW scientists enables...
Published: 23 February 2021
Micrograph of clumps of alpha-synuclein protien in the brain of a patient with Parkinson's disease
New detection method developed by Sydney scientists could enable early, accurate diagnosis for Parkinson’s disease. UNSW Sydney medical researchers create a new diagnostic method for Parkinson’s...
Published: 19 February 2021
Colourised scanning electron micrograph of a cell heavily infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus particles
Researchers from Australia and the United States have gained new insight into how SARS-CoV-2 interacts with cells, which has implications for how the virus may attempt to destabilise the host immune...
Published: 10 February 2021
Scanning electron micrograph of milk producing cells having just secreted milk fats and proteins
Considered by many as one of the most regenerative organs in the adult female, Felicity Davis sees the mammary gland as a treasure trove of knowledge around cell death, tissue remodelling and other...
Published: 4 February 2021
Image Elderly prisoners health screening game
School of Population Health’s Dr Adrienne Withall will lead a NHMRC funded project to enhance screening capacity for health conditions in older prisoners (aged 50+ years). The grant, amounting to $...
Published: 16 December 2020
Image - UNSW researchers receive more than $17m in NHMRC funding
UNSW researchers have secured more than $17 million for 21 projects in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Ideas Grants. The funding, which commences in 2021 and...
Published: 16 December 2020
Image - DNA nanobots build themselves – how can we help them grow the right way?
UNSW researchers have overcome a major design challenge on the path to controlling the dimensions of so-called DNA nanobots – structures that assemble themselves from DNA components.  Self-assembling...
Published: 4 December 2020
Image - Supercharge your microscope: researchers share guide for ultra-precise 3D imaging
UNSW Sydney researchers have shared step-by-step instructions to empower other scientists to enhance the resolution and stability of single-molecule microscopes. Researchers will be able to build...
Published: 3 December 2020
Image - This protein empowers cancer cells – targeting it could kickstart new therapies
A group of researchers – led by Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) and including UNSW academics – have made an unexpected discovery about cancer cells. A protein called actin lets cancer...
Published: 1 December 2020
Image - Dynamic Cellular Organisation
What if we could draw up a map showing the complex organisation of cellular compartments, and use it to look up specific changes in this cellular organisation associated with a disease? It could tell...
Published: 26 November 2020

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