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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
Image - What does space travel do to our cells?
UNSW Sydney scientists are exploring the effects of microgravity – the condition where people or objects seem to be weightless – on mammalian cells. UNSW medical researcher Associate Professor Kate...
Published: 1 July 2021
Image - 'I was 44 years old when diagnosed with Parkinson's disease': Parkinson’s Awareness Month
Darren's diagnosis took two years, but a new Parkinson's disease detection method developed by UNSW researchers could enable an early and accurate diagnosis. In its current form, the new detection...
Published: 12 April 2021
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

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