What plant proteins can tell us about Alzheimer’s
University of Melbourne-led research finds that a protein helping plants to grow under salt stress shares features with Tau, the protein linked to Alzheimer's.
Our cancer preventing genes revealed
In a world first, University of Melbourne scientists have found how the most important cancer-preventing gene, called p53, stops the development of lymphoma.
Unlocking the inner workings of plant growth
An international team of scientists have identified several proteins that are essential to producing the main component of plant cell walls – cellulose.