The chemical warfare against bacterial superbugs
University of Melbourne research into chemically-altering old forgotten antibiotics is helping to open a new front in the critical war against drug resistance.
A big discovery in a tiny package
Researchers have developed a way to radically miniaturise a MRI machine, using atomic-scale quantum computer technology, with potential for new drug treatments
Putting cells through their paces
Scientists are putting human cells through micro-obstacle courses designed to replicate the mechanics inside our bodies and better test drug effectiveness.
Trapping malaria in a gene net
Malaria’s ability to mutate to nullify drugs is actually its downfall, delivering a new weapon for stopping the spread of resistance.
The new battlefront in malaria research
An international research team is working to combat emerging resistance to antimalarials, within a limited timeline and budget.