• Going viral

    Ian Mackay     |      January 24, 2020

    China has barred people from leaving the city of Wuhan, the epicentre of a new viral outbreak ,and global concern is rising, so what do we know so far?

  • Saving the world from malaria

    Holly Watkins     |      January 1, 2020

    Scientists have discovered a new drug target to block the world’s deadliest malaria parasite from spreading.

  • Winning the fight against malaria

    Open Forum     |      September 2, 2019

    Research is paving the way for the development of new malaria drugs that could both treat and block transmission of the deadly disease.

  • Tackling the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance

    Felicia Pradera     |      July 21, 2019

    Collaborations between government agencies, research institutions and the private sector are the most effective and timely way to address concerns over drug resistance and potential pandemics.

  • Seagulls and superbugs

    Open Forum     |      July 14, 2019

    Seagulls on Australian beaches may be threatening more than your fish and chips, new research has revealed, as they can carry superbugs similar to those causing serious infections in hospitals and nursing homes.