Bridie Smith Scientists have been surprised to learn that malaria parasites ''talk'' to each other. And the chatter is crucial to the parasite's survival and spread in humans.
Bridie Smith Science Reporter Humans did not hunt megafauna to extinction, scientists say.
Bridie Smith A blood test could soon identify those at risk of Alzheimer's disease after Australian scientists identified a series of markers associated with the degenerative condition.
Bridie Smith A blood test could soon identify people at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, after Australian scientists identified a series of markers associated with the condition.
Bridie Smith A blood test could soon identify people at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, after Australian scientists identified a series of markers associated with the degenerative condition.
Bridie Smith She was the most advanced submarine of her time, she was Australian and was the only one to achieve her objectives during the Gallipoli campaign.
Bridie Smith A chemical commonly found in food and drink packaging has the potential to affect embryonic brain development, say US scientists.
Bridie Smith OUR mouths are now in ''a permanent state of disease'' because the refined modern diet has dramatically decreased the diversity of oral bacteria.
Bridie Smith Michelle Kornberg was diagnosed with macular degeneration at the age of 30.
Bridie Smith Our mouths are now in 'a permanent state of disease' because of the refined modern diet.
Bridie Smith Malaria claims around 655,000 lives a year, but research suggests that salt alone could be enough to kill the deadly parasite.
Bridie Smith People who take nutritional supplements such as protein shakes are more likely to engage in doping, according to research.
Bridie Smith They are masters at regenerating their own limbs, tails, jaws, retina and heart. They can recover from spinal chord and brain injury and can easily tolerate organ transplants.
Bridie Smith Researchers have established a way to grow human eye lens cells in the laboratory - the first time this has been done at 100 per cent purity.
Bridie Smith A TEAM of highly trained experts working overtime to keep a prized racehorse in peak condition is a staple in any stable.
Bridie Smith Why the long face? The unanswered evolutionary question has long stumped crocodile fanciers trying to explain why some species have stumpy snouts and others boast elongated jaws.
Nino Bucci and Bridie Smith Homes near Ballarat were destroyed and seven people treated in hospital after an out-of-control grass fire swept through Snake Valley on Tuesday night
Bridie Smith Australian researchers find 'genetic switch' that has potential to open up new treatments for breast cancer.
Bridie Smith CHILDREN who perform kind acts are not only happier but also enjoy greater popularity in their peer groups.
Bridie Smith, Megan Levy THE age of the Boxing Day sales starting with a bang are over. These digital days, the trample or be trampled approach to discount shopping has been diluted by cyber space.