Malaria’s dark secrets exposed by a simple glow
University of Melbourne scientists develop technique to track malaria through its complicated life cycle using fluorescence to expose the parasite's weaknesses
The immune legions fighting Legionnaires’ disease
Researchers solve immunity puzzle in lung tissue and reveal previously unknown ‘immune cell circuitry’ as secret weapon in front line defence against Legionella
Germ warfare: Young researchers combatting diverse microbe threats
Two young University of Melbourne science researchers discuss their investigations of microbes that threaten, respectively, human health and our food supply.
Go with the gut: Our symbiotic relationship with our intestinal bacteria
Chemist Spencer Williams talks to the Up Close podcast on rapidly emerging understandings of human microbiota, the microorganisms residing on and in our bodies.
How a mathematical equation opened a new frontier in nanotechnology
Professor John Sader discovered a mathematical trick to simultaneously reveal both the shape and weight of nano-scale objects like proteins and viruses.