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AgriProve and Ceres Tag Unveil ‘Tags for Tonnes’ at evokeAG 2024

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21 February 2024: The landmark ‘Tags for Tonnes’ innovation launched at evokeAG unlocks actionable, real time data for optimised herd management, pasture productivity and soil health. AgriProve, Australia’s premier soiltech carbon developer, and Ceres Tag, the pioneer of the world’s first direct-to-satellite animal monitoring platform, have joined forces to unlock cutting-edge livestock management and carbon … Continued

LTR Pharma Limited (ASX:LTP) – Patient Recruitment Commences for SPONTANĀ® Pivotal Clinical Study

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Highlights: LTR Pharma has commenced patient recruitment for the SPONTAN® clinical study. SPONTAN is designed to be a world-first, fast acting, on-demand Nasal Spray treatment for Erectile Dysfunction (ED). The study will be conducted in Sydney in partnership with Southern Star Research and Scientia Clinical Research.  Data from the study to be used in SPONTAN’s … Continued

Rare and threatened shark found in the Roper River for the first time

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Charles Darwin University (CDU) researchers and First Nations Yugul Mangi Rangers have discovered a new population of a rare and threatened shark species in the Northern Territory’s Roper River.  The Speartooth Shark or Glyphis glyphis is a rare species of river shark that inhabits only a small number of tropical rivers and adjacent marine waters in northern … Continued

Australian Network for Art & Technology (ANAT) partners with Google Arts and Culture, taking alumni excellence to the global stage

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Australian Network for Art & Technology (ANAT) partners with Google Arts and Culture, taking alumni excellence to the global stage   This week marks the launch of an exciting collaboration between ANAT and Google Arts & Culture (GA&C), launching a digital realm featuring over 100 multidisciplinary artworks by ANAT alumni.   Over the past 35 … Continued

Research reveals gut’s crucial role in lung disease

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Research led by the Centenary Institute, the University of Technology Sydney and the Hunter Medical Research Institute suggests that the gut microbiome plays a pivotal role in the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), paving the way for new therapeutic treatments.   A chronic lung disease characterised by breathing difficulties, COPD is caused by … Continued

Nature vs nurture: shedding light on heritable brain activity

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A twin study has revealed the complex interplay between genetics and environment in how our brains navigate emotional and cognitive tasks. The way our brain processes different emotional and cognitive tasks may be underpinned by common factors, find scientists from UNSW and Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA). In this latest study, recently published in the journal … Continued

Nanodiamonds could hold key to cool clothing

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Researchers from RMIT University are using nanodiamonds to create smart textiles that can cool people down faster.   The study found fabric made from cotton coated with nanodiamonds, using a method called electrospinning, showed a reduction of 2-3 degrees Celsius during the cooling down process compared to untreated cotton.  They do this by drawing out body … Continued

Researchers uncovering early markers of prion disease in the eye

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Dr Laura Ellett, Research Officer at The Florey’s Australian National CJD Registry, has been awarded an MRFF Early to Mid-Career Researcher grant worth over $700,000 to accelerate discovery of early markers of prion disease in the body that may be detectable before severe illness takes hold.   Prion diseases are a family of rare dementias which … Continued