Immunology researcher wins $25,000 Young Florey Medal
Professor Carola Vinuesa from the John Curtin School of Medical Research has been awarded the inaugural CSL Young Florey Medal for her research into how the immune system produces antibodies to fight disease
The fine balancing act of global food security
As the global population continues to rise, the challenges of giving people access to healthy and nutritious food grow by the day. Food security is an essential part of the future of the human population. To meet demand, food production will need to double by 2050. ANU PhD candidate JOHN RIVERS, Research Fellow DR NORMAN […]
Non-toxic drug to target cancer’s sweet spot
A new drug trial on a rare type of blood cancer is due to start early next year and could help in the broader fight against other forms of cancer.
Physicists build reversible tractor beam
Laser physicists have built a tractor beam that can repel and attract objects, using a hollow laser beam that is bright around the edges and dark in its centre.
Australian volcanic mystery explained
Scientists have solved a long-standing mystery surrounding Australia’s only active volcanic area, in the country’s southeast.
NHMRC funds to boost medical research
ANU medical researchers have won more than $10 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).
Sea level changes from glacial to recent times
Scientists have mapped changes in global sea level and ice volumes, through the last ice age into recent times, in the most comprehensive study of its kind.
The ancient mountains that fed early life
Scientists have found evidence for a huge mountain range that sustained an explosion of life on Earth 600 million years ago.
Exploring the violent universe
The University has launched its third free on-line astronomy course which explores the deadliest and most mysterious parts of the universe.