Science & nature

Macquarie University Hospital cardiologist performs Southern Hemisphere first in life-saving heart repair

26 November 2019

A Macquarie University Hospital interventional cardiologist has pioneered an innovative heart procedure that is helping patients avoid heart failure and …

The antibiotic arms race moves at high speed

21 November 2019

Acinetobacter baumannii is a pathogen that creates serious problems in hospitals throughout the world. It causes opportunistic infections in the …

Runaway Star – Out of the Galactic Heart of Darkness Like a Bat Out of Hell

13 November 2019

Macquarie University and Australian Astronomical Optics astronomers are among a team that has spotted something they weren’t expecting. During an …

NEW MONITORING TECHNIQUE LETS YOUR REMOTELY OPERATED DEVICE DO THE SNORKELLING

1 November 2019

Researchers from Macquarie University’s Department of Biological Sciences and the University of Newcastle have found a novel way to remotely …

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 …

Mapping the route through the research pathway

24 October 2019

Universities have always performed work that benefits the broader community. But in recent years there has been much more emphasis …

Cracking the mystery of nature’s toughest material

24 October 2019

Nacre (often called mother of pearl)—the rainbow-sheened material that lines the inside of mollusc shells—has mystified scientists for more than …

Underwater grandmothers reveal big population of lethal sea snakes

24 October 2019

A group of snorkelling grandmothers is helping scientists better understand marine ecology by photographing venomous sea snakes in waters off …

Like Sniffs That Pass in the Night – Modelling airborne disease diffusion

15 October 2019

With outbreaks of airborne diseases such as measles occurring with growing frequency, modelling how the diffusion process works in dynamic …

New research centre to grow Australian agriculture

10 October 2019

Federal Minister for Education Dan Tehan has announced $35 million in funding to establish the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre …

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