Herpes remains active even when no symptoms appear
Eighty per cent of Australians carry the herpes virus – and although it mostly seems dormant ANU virologists have found our cells are having to fight the virus constantly.
ANU wins funding for Future Fellowships
The ANU has won funding for 16 major research projects under the Australian Research Council’s Future Fellowships program.
New material puts a twist in light
A random find in the washing basket has led to a new step towards cleaner, greener electronics.
New theory turns cancer on its head
Dr Charley Lineweaver’s research into the origins of life has given rise to a model that promises new cancer therapies
Science precinct officially opened at ANU
Federal Minister for Small Business Bruce Billson has officially opened the new Science Precinct at ANU.
Fusion energy facility promises clean energy
Senator Zed Seselja has run a fusion experiment hotter than the sun to launch a new fusion facility at ANU.
New insights into pain relief drugs
Scientists from the Research School of Biology have opened the door to a new world of pain treatments with their discovery of the exact way that pain relief drugs, such as anaesthetics, work on the body.
Ten year old aces ANUx Astrophysics
A 10 year old boy has passed the University’s first Astrophysics Massive Open Online Course, offered on the edX platform founded by Harvard and MIT.
Bush Capital could lose its old trees
The loss will be devastating for Canberra’s biodiversity.