#Health and Wellbeing
The Hungry Microbiome: why resistant starch is good for you
Bowel cancer is the second most common cancer in Australia. Research shows that eating fibre rich in resistant starch is […]
NovoSorb™ biodegradable polymer
Following their success with the development of the Elast-Eon® biocompatible polyurethane, Thilak Gunatillake and his colleagues at CSIRO Molecular & […]
CSIRO Chairman’s Medal 2013 – The Hendra Virus Research Team
Dr Deborah Middleton and the Hendra Virus research team from the Division of Animal, Food and Health Sciences. For their pioneering research that has led to the development of the first equine vaccine and a human treatment against the deadly Hendra virus.
Understanding Alzheimer’s disease (2013)
Alzheimer’s disease affects over a quarter of a million Australians. We’re using maths to try to understand how this disease […]
Marking the markers of Alzheimer’s disease
Australian scientists are much closer to developing a screening test for the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. 23 May 2013
Dial “D” for Diagnosis
Researchers are developing an inexpensive mobile-phone-based sensor that will allow users in developing countries to rapidly diagnose infectious disease such […]
During the period 1938 to 1961 Doug Waterhouse carried out pioneering studies on the sheep blowfly, a major pest. This […]
CSIRO Medals 2006 – Chairman’s Medal – Colin Ward
Colin Ward and colleagues (CSIRO Molecular and Health Technologies). For their landmark achievement of determining the molecular structure of the human insulin receptor, the protein on the surface of cells that mediates the effects of insulin.