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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 …

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 …

MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY’S GLOBAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM WINS 2019 PIEONEER AWARD

24 September 2019

The winners of the 2019 PIEoneer Awards were announced in London with Macquarie University’s Global Leadership Program (GLP) receiving the …

There’s no place like home: butterflies stick to their burbs

13 September 2019

Birthplace exerts a lifelong influence on butterflies as well as humans, new research reveals. In a paper published in the …

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