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Microscopy image of lactating mammary gland tissue
By sharing a new-found love of microscopy, UNSW Sydney medical researcher, Dr Krystyna Gieniec is championing equity, diversity and inclusion in STEM. Dr Krystyna Gieniec joined UNSW Medicine &...
Published: 17 May 2022
Image - Being told you have Parkinson's disease is confronting and life-changing
  Warning: This story contains graphic details and imagery   Last year, Darren Collins bravely shared his story about being diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson’s disease (PD) at the age of 44. This...
Published: 1 April 2022
Image - Autonomous nanomachines inspired by nature
UNSW Sydney researchers are another step closer to building molecular machines capable of responding to changes in their environment to perform complex functions. Inspired by the way molecules...
Published: 23 March 2022
Image - Funding support for early detection of Parkinson’s disease
A UNSW Sydney-led consortium has secured a $1.37 million grant from the Michael J. Fox and Shake It Up Australia Foundations. A reliable, quantitative, early detection for Parkinson’s disease – to...
Published: 3 March 2022
Image - New research provides mechanistic insight into tuning of immune responses
By uncovering an enduring mystery around how activation signals are modulated in immune cells, scientist find a potential guide to designing more effective immune therapies An international team of...
Published: 25 February 2022
Image - New microscopy technique reveals living cells in 3D molecular detail
Living cells can now be visualised in three-dimensional molecular detail, enabling new insights to cellular structure and function. Researchers from UNSW Medicine & Health and UNSW Science have...
Published: 4 February 2022
Image - Researchers awarded over $23m in NHMRC innovative project grants
UNSW Sydney researchers have secured more than $23 million in the latest round of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Ideas Grant scheme funding. The safety and effectiveness of...
Published: 4 November 2021
Image - Explaining the 2021 Nobel prizes: how touch works, a better way to make medicine and the fiction of Abdulrazak Gurnah – podcast
  Our sense of touch is actually lots of different senses rolled into one. Yevhen Prozhyrko/Shutterstock Daniel Merino, The Conversation and Gemma Ware, The Conversation Six prize announcements later...
Published: 19 October 2021
Image - Visualising gene regulation to help reveal the mechanisms behind it
By visualising different proteins expressed within single cells, Scott Berry is setting out to decipher the basic mechanisms that control gene expression. While our genetic makeup is already encoded...
Published: 13 October 2021
Nick Moore/Unsplash, CC BY-SA Kate Poole, UNSW We have more than five senses. What you might think of as your sense of “touch” is actually a range of different sensory pathways that allow you to...
Published: 6 October 2021

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