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Dementia: Early detection is key

...of the disease on the community for the future and csiro and its partners will continue to seek effective, ...tudy of Ageing is a collaboration initiated by the csiro Preventative Health National Research Flagship. AI...earch Institute. National Research Flagships csiro initiated the National Research Flagships to provi...

Australian technology in global health toolkit

... csiro is helping to address an issue vexing the health s...h the Australian e-Health Research Centre (AEHRC), csiro researchers have developed software that will be u...global e-health agenda. A joint venture between csiro and the Queensland Government, the AEHRC is a lead...

Advance towards early Alzheimer's diagnosis

...e Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) Flagship Study of Ageing. The AIBL Flagship Study of Ageing is a collaboration initiated by the csiro Preventative Health National Research Flagship. AIBL is a joint activity between the University of Melbourne, Edith Cowan University - Western Austral...

Invest in a future without dementia

...stralians will have earlier access to medications currently being trialled that hold out the prospect of modifying the disease." Projects like the csiro Australian Imaging Biomarker and Lifestyle Flagship Study of Ageing (AIBL) "are a strong indication of the potential of Australian research to make a ...

Globetrotting black rat genes reveal spread of humans and diseases

...iginating from a different part of Asia. Black Rats are carriers of many different human diseases, including plague, typhus and leptospirosis, says csiro mammal expert Dr Ken Aplin, lead author of the study. It has been unclear why certain rodent-borne diseases are more common in some places than oth...

Avian Flu Seen in Others Birds too

... passed on to others. It causes an illness with similar respiratory symptoms to deadly avian flu. Dr Linfa Wang, a molecular virologist with the csiro in Geelong, Victoria, said So far, we don't have evidence that it is fatal, but it causes severe respiratory distress. The Melaka virus repres...

Deforestation Plays a Critical Role in Climate Change: Study

...reenhouse gas concentrations, a new study by the Global Carbon Project and csiro has revealed. Deforestation in the tropics accounts for nearly 20 p...gas concentrations, said Dr Pep Canadell from the Global Carbon Project and csiro Marine and Atmospheric Research. In the first study of its kind, Dr...

Climate Change Signal Detected in the Indian Ocean

...t cannot be explained by natural variability',said csiro oceanographer Dr Gael Alory. 'These ocean...Alory said. The research by Dr Alory, his csiro Wealth from Oceans National Research Flagship colleague, Dr Gary Meyers, and csiro Marine and Atmospherics Dr Susan Wijffels has rec...

Ancient Genes Used to Produce Salt-Tolerant Wheat

...ame from a wheat ancestor, Triticum monococcum,” says research team leader, csiro Plant Industry’s Dr Rana Munns. “They were unwittingly crossed into a durum...stabilise soil from wind and water erosion.” The project began when the csiro team used a highly accurate selection method – based on their understanding...

Hope for Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease

...w $10 million research project which aims at early detection of Alzheimer's and its causes, has been launched by the Preventative Health //Flagship, a csiro program of health research, in Australia. This study will focus on the early detection of Alzheimer's disease, which currently affects 150,000 Austral...
CSIRO in Medical Technology

New Company Starts, Bridging the Development Gap in the Discovery of Cancer Drugs

...tralia Limited, Melbourne -- Bionomics Limited, Adelaide -- Cancer Council of Victoria, Melbourne -- Cancer Research Technology Limited, London -- csiro Molecular Health Technologies, Melbourne -- Griffith University, Brisbane -- Millipore Corporation, Sydney -- Monash University / Victorian College...
CSIRO in Biological News

Highest ever winter water temperatures recorded

... and ocean measurements made near Maria Island on Tasmania's east coast. csiro oceanographers Katy Hill, David Griffin and George Cresswell study ocean be... her PhD in the Quantitiative Marine Science program a joint initiative of csiro and the University of Tasmania. The St Helens-based Chief Executive of t...

New hope for fisheries

... restoring fisheries and ecosystems. However "lessons from one spot need to be applied very carefully to a new area," says coauthor Beth Fulton of the csiro Wealth from Oceans Flagship in Australia, since "there are no single silver bullet solutions. Management efforts must be customized to the place and t...

Global curbs on overfishing are beginning to work

...es in a groundbreaking assessment of the status of marine fisheries and ecosystems. Australian Beth Fulton, a fishery ecosystem scientist from the csiro Wealth from Oceans Flagship, was among an international team of 19 co-authors of a report on a two-year study, led by US scientists Dr Boris Worm of D...

Extraterrestrial platinum was 'stirred' into the Earth

... of meteoritic veneer into the early Earth's deep mantle". Report author csiro Minerals Down Under Flagship researcher Dr Stephen Barnes said the study gr... study and demonstrates the very positive collaborations that exist between csiro and the University of Western Australia," Dr Fiorentini said. ...

E-Noses: Testing their mettle against fly noses

... quality they are not as discriminating as biological noses," according to csiro scientist, Dr Stephen Trowell. "Our efforts to improve e-noses recently r...this could also be applied to other classes of electronic nose sensors. The csiro research team is looking to collaborate with developers of solid-state chem...

Wolf reintroduction proposed in Scottish Highland test case

... in the journal Biological Conservation , co-authored by Ripple, Adrian Manning of the Australian National University in Canberra, and Iain Gordon of csiro Sustainable Ecosystems in Australia. It outlines a situation in Scotland that may be especially challenging. The land has been so systemically chan...

Investing wisely to save the Great Barrier Reef

... csiro science is being used to improve land management p...asset of national and international significance," csiro project leader Dr Stefan Hajkowicz, said. "Howe... This work forms part of a larger effort by the csiro to design and facilitate the application of decisi...

Rainforest rehab in every sense

...n the Springbrook World Heritage precinct in south-east Queensland. The csiro sensors are being used to uncover the microclimatic conditions favourable f...which will measure biodiversity indicators, such as bird and frog calls. csiro ICT Centre Research Scientist, Darren Moore, said the sensors are solar-pow...

'Jellyfish joyride' a threat to the oceans

... New research led by csiro Climate Adaptation Flagship and University of Queensland scientist, Dr Anthony Richardson, presents convincing evidence that this 'jellyfish joyride' ...

CSIRO deal to commercialize 'artificial gut'

... csiro Food Futures National Research Flagship and Austra...predictor will help achieve that goal," he said. csiro awarded the license to commercialise the machine f...leased to have won the opportunity to partner with csiro to bring this technology to market. The new device...
CSIRO in Biological Technology

Big prize for 'small science' physicist

... csiro scientist, Dr Amanda Barnard, has been awarded the...s Virtual Nanoscience Laboratory, which is part of csiro Future Manufacturing National Research Flagship's ...t contributions to the field of nanoscience," says csiro Materials Science and Engineering Research Program...

Winning University of Melbourne Ph.D. research boosts the search for sensitive sensors

... the properties of semiconductor nano-crystals, particles only a billionth of a metre long. He is now expanding on his work as a Research Fellow at csiro where he is part of a team that is working to develop new sensor applications. Dr Gomez is working on the "fundamental science" aspect of the proje...

Commercialization of nanotechnology

...the Division of Materials Science and Engineering at the Australia Government laboratory CSIRO, on the process of spinning out knowledge and IP from csiro into CAP-XX, a world leading producer of super capacitors; Dr John Kapeleris, Deputy CEO of the Australian Institute of Commercialisation on wa...

Quantitative Analysis of GFP in Plant Extracts Using the VersaFluor Fluorometer System

... Adrian R. Elliott, Peer M. Schenk and Christopher P.L. Grof csiro Tropical Agriculture, Brisbane, Queensland Introduction The Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) from Aequorea victoria ...

Fractionation of Bovicola ovis Homogenates Using the Mini Whole Gel Eluter

... Brian J. Shiell and Wojtek P. Michalski, csiro Division of Animal Health, Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Introduction Amin...
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