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04/07/14

An image of a microtubule assembly inside a living cell (magnification x5,000,000) from the Life on Earth iBook

Global launch of innovative iBooks textbook E.O. Wilson’s Life on Earth

An innovative iBooks textbook series that will revolutionise how school students learn and engage with science on iPad was launched this week, featuring Australian-produced content from the Walter...

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02/07/14

Dr Justin Boddey (L), Dr Brad Sleebs and colleagues have developed a compound that blocks the action of a key ‘gatekeeper’ enzyme essential for malaria parasite survival.

New compound blocks ‘gatekeeper’ enzyme to kill malaria

Melbourne researchers are homing in on a new target for malaria treatment, after developing a compound that blocks the action of a key ‘gatekeeper’ enzyme essential for malaria parasite survival.

The...

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17/06/14

Ms Grace Liu (left) and Dr Ross Dickins have found that reactivating a gene called Pax5 could successfully treat leukaemia by helping cancerous cells to resume normal development.

Gene ‘switch’ reverses cancer in common childhood leukaemia model

Melbourne researchers have shown a type of leukaemia can be successfully ‘reversed’ by coaxing the cancer cells back into normal development.

The discovery was made using a model of B-progenitor...

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