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First blood biomarker discovered for the prognosis of multiple sclerosis: quick, accurate and soon to be available

4 February 2017

Study led by Macquarie researchers has found the first blood biomarker for multiple sclerosis Biomarker blood test can discriminate between …

Macquarie University research gets a $9.6 million funding boost

5 December 2019

Researchers from Macquarie University have secured over $9.6 million in Australian Research Council funding for 23 Discovery Projects across a …

Dust: not such a fluffy subject

25 October 2019

We normally think dust in the house is a nuisance, not a hazard. But in recent years, exposure science and …

Lead smelter still exposing Port Pirie children to unacceptable levels of pollution

8 April 2019

Children in Port Pirie are being exposed to the highest levels of toxic airborne lead and sulphur dioxide in Australia, …

MFB and UFU with Macquarie University to partner on world-first PFAS study

26 February 2019

Can regular blood or plasma donations reduce the level of chemicals in firefighter’s blood? That’s the question the Metropolitan Fire …

First ever meta-analysis on Indian lead exposure reveals link to devastating intellectual disability in children

12 October 2018

New Macquarie University research has revealed the devastating disease burden associated with elevated blood lead levels in India. The results …

New research by Macquarie University finds one in five Australian honey samples to be adulterated

5 October 2018

While 18% of Australian honey samples were ‘adulterated’, we fare better than Europe and Asia: The new study found 28% …

Tracing lead contamination in NSW bees and their honey

15 January 2018

This is the first systematic Australian study of its kind that traces the source of contaminating metals in NSW bees, …

Do you have dangerous household dust? 360 Dust Analysis program offers a free test for household dust contaminants

2 November 2017

A new program has been launched by environmental scientists from Macquarie University that will allow households worldwide to test whether …

Measuring metal-contamination: new method allows for inexpensive, accurate and rapid characterisation of metal-contaminated sites

22 August 2017

A new method for assessing metal-contaminated sites allows for rapid, high-resolution characterisation of metal-contaminated sites, at a fraction of the …

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