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Image - How HIV adapted for pandemic spread
Pandemic-causing HIV strain sneaks past cellular sensors that activate immune destruction of viruses. The human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, is a retrovirus originally transmitted from animals to...
Published: 13 January 2023
Image - UNSW receives more than $17m for 41 ARC Discovery Projects
UNSW Sydney academics from the faculties of Science, Engineering, Medicine & Health, UNSW Business School, Arts, Design & Architecture, as well as UNSW Canberra, have secured funding in the...
Published: 25 November 2022
Image - UNSW leads Australian universities, attracting $65 million in NHMRC Investigator Grants
Research to improve treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder in refugees, define the next generation of breast cancer therapeutics and generate new health data on the ageing prison population ...
Published: 12 October 2022
Image - T cells use force to destroy cancer cells
New research reveals the mechanical processes used by T cells to kill cancer cells more efficiently. As a part of our immune defences, cytotoxic T cells – or killer T cells – seek out and destroy...
Published: 16 September 2022
Image - Bacterial pore formers pack a punch, one molecule at a time
Dynamics of how pathogenic bacteria punch through the membranes of host cells revealed with single-molecule microscopy. Using a new single-molecule technique developed at UNSW Sydney, Australian...
Published: 25 August 2022
Artist's depiction of a DNA double helix
UNSW Sydney researchers identify physical factors that determine how quickly two DNA strands can come together, resolving a decades-old conundrum. Nanoscientists and theoretical physicists at UNSW...
Published: 27 July 2022
microscopy image showing RNA production rate
Inner workings of RNA concentration homeostasis in mammalian cells revealed with image-based genome-wide screening. Mammalian cells have intricate mechanisms in place to ensure normal function and...
Published: 16 June 2022
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

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