Herbal supplement giant Swisse Wellness has signed a multi-million dollar, three-year research deal with the country's peak scientific organisation - to investigate its own product claims.
Camilla Whittington has always been drawn to seahorses. Sure, the mysterious marine creatures are beautiful. But that's not what caught her imagination.
Researchers have observed for the first time how villainous cancer cells attack and destroy the bone of leukaemia patients using a new "street view' system to zoom in and spy on the invaders.
Australian researchers have discovered that peptides contained in the milk of Tasmanian devils can kill some of the most deadly bacterial and fungal infections, including golden staph.
Did you know that the venom of a carnivorous sea snail can send an unsuspecting fish into a sugar coma? That's weird for a start, right? But get this: snail venom might also be behind the next generation of ultra-fast-acting insulin for diabetics.
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Gaming can boost students' school performance and should be incorporated into classroom activities.
Scientists are close to developing a blood test to detect Alzheimer's disease years before symptoms appear.
A controversial chemical commonly found in food containers has again been linked to poor health outcomes - this time in a study of embryos.
The once-controversial method of beaming magnetic fields into the frontal areas of the brain to treat depression has been shown to help those with drug-resistant depression.