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Australian woman wins legal battle against US biotech company’s BRCA genes patent

Nicola Berkovic | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Queensland cancer survivor Yvonne ...

Australia’s assisted reproduction fueled by imported US sperm

Sean Parnell | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Australia has a strong ...

Can our body’s immune system become cancer-fighting machine?

Rowan Callick | 
Monash University researchers have discovered the way in which a common blood cancer thrives by concealing itself from the body’s ...

Antibiotic resistant bacteria found in Australian wildlife raise public health concerns

Researchers have discovered antibiotic resistance genes are spreading to bacteria of Australian wildlife, which is worrying given the animals have ...

Relationship problems? Genes may be responsible

Tom Whipple | 
In a study published in the journal Evolution and Human Behaviour, scientists from the University of Queensland claimed to have ...

Australian state legistlates anonymity agreement for sperm donors and their children

Victorians conceived through sperm donation will now be able to find out who their biological father is - but only ...

Blood-forming stem cells produced in laboratory for potential use in cancer treatment

John Ross | 
Scientists in Melbourne and Sydney, Australia, have discovered how the body produces blood-forming stem cells which exist in bone marrow ...

Neanderthals and humans interbred longer than previously thought

Europeans may be closer to their Neanderthal cousins than was previously thought. Breeding with now-extinct Neanderthals is known to have ...

Gene makes saliva super-potent, linked to weight

Tom Whipple | 
Perhaps it should be renamed the Atkins gene. Scientists have found a small piece of genetic code that seems to ...

Gene-banking lizard sperm to prevent species extinction

Jennifer Foreshew | 
Scientists will take a major step forward using biotechnological methods to help conserve reptiles in Western Australia's Kimberley region. The ...

Genomics is as important as the discovery of antibiotics

John Ross | 
The researcher behind Australia's acquisition of a breakthrough DNA sequencing machine said genomics could have as significant an impact on ...

Scientists to analyze the DNA of Australia’s most famous racehorse

The following is an excerpt. Scientists will map the genome of Australia's greatest racehorse, Phar Lap, hoping to unlock the ...

New algae genome mapped

The following is an excerpt. It's just a tiny thing - a single-celled organism visible only under a microscope - ...

West Australian government dismisses as scaremongering call to abandon GM wheat trial

Adam Cresswell | 
SCIENTISTS from three countries are warning a CSIRO-led push to make Australia the first nation in the world to introduce ...

Australian anti-GM acitivists demand GMO labeling

Natasha Bita | 
Food Standards Australia New Zealand has approved 43 varieties of genetically modified canola, corn, potato, rice, soybean and sugarbeet for ...

Scientist lashes ‘irrational’ green groups for hypocrisy over GM crops

Sue Neales | 
A pre-eminent Australian crop scientist and the former head of the world wheat breeding centre has launched a scathing attack ...

First study of nausea genetics

Adam Cresswell | 
RESEARCHERS are planning the first genetic study to help determine which patients are at risk of nausea and vomiting after ...