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Tony Abbott Confident Of Australias Vote For Performance Not Promise

Australians will recognize performance over promise and reward the federal government with their vote at the next election, Health and Ageing Minister Tony Abbott avers. At the same time he concedes that two bad post-budget polls for the government recently, were "a bit discouraging". "I'm c...

Arthritis Trial Leads to Potential Cure for High Blood Pressure

...e research into the potential cure. A story on the effects of the product for arthritis, as well as the uric acid discovery, was recently aired on australias leading news program, A Current Affair, in the first week of April. According to an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Assoc...

Glaucoma report points to increased costs

...can further reduce glaucoma progression rates by 50% over and above current therapy. Professor Jonathan Crowston, head of Centre for Eye Research australias Glaucoma Research Unit, said about 300,000 Australians have glaucoma yet half of these are unaware they have a potentially blinding condition. As Aust...

Husband and wife team recognized for outstanding breast cancer research

...e for better understanding and better treatment for breast cancer. The GlaxoSmithKline Award for Research Excellence is awarded annually to recognise australias world class scientists for their outstanding achievements in research discovery that has the potential to lead to significant benefits in human health...

Professor Suzanne Cory honored with national citation award

...luence on the given subject and the importance attached to it by subsequent research. As Thomson Scientific further notes, Professor Cory is one of australias most distinguished molecular biologists, who focuses on the regulation of cell death by the bcl-2 family, with the objective of developing more effect...

National recognition for top scientist

... Joining the ranks of australias most esteemed scientists is Professor Patrick Tam from the Childrens Medical Research Institute, (CMRI) who has just been elected as a Fellow of the A...

Rising Australian biotech stars set to connect on the world stage

... Two of australias leading life scientists have been chosen from a highly competitive field of candidates to take part in an initiative by Merck Sharp & Dohme and Advanc...

DendriMed scientist seeks to fast-track success

...ing Australia and Australians. Russian-born Dr Monteiro, whose late father worked with the team that successfully cloned Dolly the sheep, is one of australias brightest hopes in biotechnology, having moved here in 2002 with her Australian husband, an academic at the University of Queensland. During her 10-ye...

4th International Malaria Research Conference

...enters include David Roos, PhD, the Merriam Professor of Biology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; and Brendan Crabb, PhD, head of australias Burnet Institute. The keynote speaker will be Thomas Wellems, MD, PhD, chief of the Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research at the National Insti...

Reducing cancer panic

...of evidence available, says Professor Stewart. This risk assessment gives the lie to the attitude that Everything causes cancer. The Cancer Council australias Chief Executive Officer, Professor Ian Olver, said The Cancer Council was frequently called on to provide evidence-based comment to help the media and...
Australias in Biological News

Deep-sea sharks wired for sound

...of its range and is nominated for protection under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. Half of the fish harvested in australias south-east fishery come from a thin belt of water along the south-eastern continental shelf at depths of 200-700 metres, says CSIRO Wealth from Oceans...

Giant ocean eddy shadows Sydney

...e French Space Agency CNES) and the European Space Agencys Envisat. These are valuable aids to scientists developing ocean forecasting systems such as australias BlueLINK. ...

Rabbits to the rescue of the reef

... While rabbits continue to ravage australias native landscapes, rabbit fish may help save large areas of the Great Barrier Reef from destruction. The reason, say scientists, is the same in bot...

Researchers decode genetics of rare photosynthetic bacterium

...ced ability to harness energy from the Sun. That model is similar to how Acaryochloris marina actually operates in the South Pacific, specifically australias Great Barrier Reef. Discovered just 11 years ago, the cyanobacterium lives in a symbiotic relationship with a sponge-like marine animal popularly call...

Researchers decode genetics of rare photosynthetic bacteria

...ced ability to harness energy from the Sun. That model is similar to how Acaryochloris marina actually operates in the South Pacific, specifically australias Great Barrier Reef. Discovered just 11 years ago, the cyanobacterium lives in a symbiotic relationship with a sponge-like marine animal popularly call...

Bacterium sequenced makes rare form of chlorophyll

...ility to harness energy from the sun. That model is similar to how Acaryochloris marina actually operates in the South Pacific, specifically australias Great Barrier Reef. Discovered just 11 years ago, the cyanobacterium lives in a symbiotic relationship with a sponge-like marine animal popularly ca...

Marsupial lion tops African lion in fight to death

... Pound for pound, australias extinct marsupial lion (Thylacoleo carnifex) would have made mince meat of ...at white sharks and sabre tooth tigers, believes there is now no doubt that australias marsupial lion was a fearsome predator that punched well above its weight. ...

Starfish strike at coral kingdom

... Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Palau and the Solomon Islands. The Coral Triangle is considered the genetic fountainhead for many corals found on australias Great Barrier Reef, Ningaloo and other reefs in the region. The surveys confirmed that while Halmaheras reefs are still 30-50 percent richer than ...

Starfish outbreak threatens corals

...ndonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. It is considered the genetic fountainhead for coral diversity found on australias Great Barrier Reef, Ningaloo and other reefs in the region. Scientists fear the outbreak is caused by poor water quality and could be an early war...

Resilience concepts poised to aid management of coastal marine ecosystems

...exist, Ruckelshaus and her colleagues detail challenges for fisheries and conservation efforts in the Southern Ocean, the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands, australias Great Barrier Reef, and coastal California that could be--and in some cases are being--alleviated by ecosystem-based management approaches. . ...
Australias in Biological Technology

Start-ups "down under" not captivated by Web 2.0

... Area. Within your view are more than 10 million people, a population that equals that of New Zealand. With a land mass the size of the United States, australias population is a fraction of that of the U.S. In short, there simply is no meaningful consumer market. The money market is business. So what sort of...
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