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The first real-world data for COVID vaccines is in - and it’s really good news

The first real-world data for COVID vaccines is in - and it’s really good news

The first real-world data for COVID vaccines is in - and it’s really good newscloseAdvertisementBy Log in, or to save articles for later.Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text sizeAdvertisementThe first real-world data for COVID-19 vaccines is in – and the vaccines’ effectiveness have once-again shot past scientists’ expectations.Vaccines are typically less effective in the real-world than in clinical trials. But in data from Israel and the United Kingdom, both of whom have managed to vaccinate a large slice of their population, vaccine effectiveness appears to be matching that...

Mar 6
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‘Stem cells in hyperdrive’: Monash University researchers’ breakthrough in the hunt for a healing secret

‘Stem cells in hyperdrive’: Monash University researchers’ breakthrough in the hunt for a healing secret

‘Stem cells in hyperdrive’: Breakthrough in the hunt for a healing secretcloseAdvertisementBy Log in, or to save articles for later.Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text sizeA team of Melbourne-based researchers believe they have taken a significant step towards unlocking the regenerative power of the stem cells in our muscles, after six years of experiments on fish isolated a signal that turns on the cells.In mice, a dose of the signalling chemical prompts stem cells to begin knitting together otherwise-unrepairable wounds.The team’s discovery is published on Thursday in Nature,...

Feb 10
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Coronavirus Australia: AstraZeneca COVID vaccine rollout pause called on by scientists

Coronavirus Australia: AstraZeneca COVID vaccine rollout pause called on by scientists

Scientists call for pause on AstraZeneca vaccine rolloutcloseAdvertisementFor our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, By Log in, or to save articles for later.Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text sizeThe Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology says the federal government should immediately pause the planned rollout of the AstraZeneca vaccine because it may not be effective enough to generate herd immunity.Phase three clinical trials of the vaccine, which is the centrepiece of Australia's vaccination strategy, show it is only 62 per cent effective in preventing COVID-19...

Jan 12
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Doris the lady lizard now appears to be male, stunning scientists

Doris the lady lizard now appears to be male, stunning scientists

Doris the lady lizard now appears to be male, stunning scientistscloseAdvertisementBy Log in, or to save articles for later.Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text sizeA small reptile at Melbourne Aquarium appears to have changed its sex from female to male – a discovery which would be a world first, upending what we know about lizards.In February, aquarium keepers noticed one of their female Boyd’s forest dragons – a green-grey lizard with a spiny crest that is native to Queensland’s tropical rainforests – change colour, grow a larger crest, and stop laying eggs.On ultrasound, the...

Dec 17
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Mareema sheepdogs join project to return eastern barred bandicoot to wild near Skipton

Mareema sheepdogs join project to return eastern barred bandicoot to wild near Skipton

A flock of sheep, two giant dogs, and a bunch of bandicoots - an unusual solution to extinction?closeAdvertisementBy Log in, or to save articles for later.Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text sizeLast month a very special pack of animals was released near Skipton in Victoria’s south-west: a flock of sheep, two giant sheepdogs, and 20 tiny, shy marsupials.This unusual group is serving an important conservation purpose: it is hopefully the start of bringing the eastern barred bandicoot back from extinction in the wild.Keepers at Werribee Open Range Zoo have spent four years...

Dec 15
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Coronavirus: Two gene tweaks that turned COVID-19 into a killer

Coronavirus: Two gene tweaks that turned COVID-19 into a killer

The perfect virus: two gene tweaks that turned COVID-19 into a killercloseAdvertisementBy Log in, or to save articles for later.Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text sizeIf you were to hold a horseshoe bat in your hand, it would barely fill your palm, and weigh little more than a ballpoint pen. The creatures live in the darkness. Their name comes from their oddly-shaped noses, which look like upward-pointed horseshoes. Generally we ignore them and they ignore us.In 2013, in the Chinese province of Yunnan, about 2000 kilometres south-west of Wuhan, a horseshoe bat was caught in a...

March 28, 2020
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Coronavirus Victoria: Mask demand crashes websites, creates shortage of elastic

Coronavirus Victoria: Mask demand crashes websites, creates shortage of elastic

Mask demand crashes websites, creates shortage of elasticcloseAdvertisementFor our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, By Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text sizeAn Australian manufacturer of medical masks says it is operating around-the-clock to fulfil its contract to boost the Commonwealth stockpile and has no capacity to meet increased demand from the Victorian public.Shepparton-based Med-Con, which has been making up to 3 million mostly medical masks per week for the federal government, "physically cannot make any more masks" to meet rising demand in its home state, company...

July 20, 2020
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Coronaviruses extremely widespread in wildlife trade: study

Coronaviruses extremely widespread in wildlife trade: study

Coronaviruses extremely widespread in wildlife trade: studycloseAdvertisementBy Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text sizeCoronaviruses are extremely widespread in wild animals bred for food in Vietnam, with the wildlife supply chain quickly spreading those viruses to uninfected animals, preliminary research shows.The study did not find the specific strain of coronavirus that causes COVID-19, but it illustrates how efficiently the $300 billion global wildlife trade amplifies animal viruses and brings them into contact with humans – the exact process most scientists suspect is...

June 14, 2020
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Coronavirus Australia: This game helps scientists design COVID drugs. They want you to play

Coronavirus Australia: This game helps scientists design COVID drugs. They want you to play

This game helps scientists design COVID drugs. They want you to playcloseAdvertisementFor our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, By Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text sizeStuck at home and feeling helpless in the face of a global pandemic?You don’t need to be.If you like solving puzzles, scientists want your help to start designing potential drugs to combat the coronavirus using a game you can play on your computer.The citizen-science project, known as Foldit, hopes to start turning designs into actual drugs within a month.AdvertisementAsking untrained people to design drugs...

March 31, 2020
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Coronavirus: Australia on course to eliminate COVID-19, modelling shows

Coronavirus: Australia on course to eliminate COVID-19, modelling shows

Australia on course to eliminate COVID-19, modelling showscloseAdvertisementFor our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, By Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text sizeSocial distancing is holding new COVID-19 infection levels low enough to eliminate the virus from mainland Australia, new federal government modelling shows.While the expert team behind the modelling has not estimated a date by which the virus could be defeated, they project it could be months away, rather than weeks.Yet loosening social distancing restrictions will inevitably lead to it returning and cases rising,...

April 16, 2020
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