The same cells electric eels use to shock predators and prey could be engineered to power implanted biomedical devices, say US researchers.
There are important lessons to be learned from the Great Depression but I have the impression that the left emerged with the view that the New Deal was required to save the US from rampant capitalism. There is an alternative account. For an MP3 version of the story.
Couples struggling to conceive should move their focus out of the bedroom and on to the beach, new fertility research suggests.
New Zealand, Finland, Ireland and Australia are the most efficient producers of top universities, according to a University World News analysis of the latest THE-QS ranking of the world’s top 500 universities.
The basic technology used in cheap 3D postcards and novelty items has been adapted to create six-dimensional images that respond to changes in light and the viewer's direction.
Senator Kim Carr, Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, today announced Australian Government funding of $1 million over the next three years to support international research engagement for the humanities and social sciences.
Outstanding researchers from Australia and around the world will be attracted to work in Australian universities under a new Australian Laureate Fellowships scheme, announced today by the Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator Kim Carr.
Australian medical researcher Ian Frazer has won a major international prize in Italy.
Research, development and innovation (RD&I;) is set to be boosted in Spain as the country’s ministry for science and innovation announced its national RD&I; plan for the 2008-2011 period. The plan will award over €47 billion to RD&I; projects over four years, double that of the preceding four-year period.
Australia will play a role in the biggest ever international effort to unlock the genetic secrets of cancer.