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  • Wheat disease breakthrough to help feed the world

    Wheat stem rust attacks all parts of the plant

    The re-emergence of a rust disease that can kill wheat is threatening food security. A breakthrough has been announced in the prestigious journal Science. Global collaborators include CSIRO, the US Department of Agriculture and Rothamsted Research.

  • Sydney University iGEM 2017 Team Takes Gold

    Sydney University iGEM 2017 Team Takes Gold

    The University of Sydney team performed with distinction at the giant jamboree for the international genetically engineered machine (iGEM) competition.

  • Parental diet affects offspring immunity: meta-analysis

    Parental diet affects offspring immunity: meta-analysis

    A multidisciplinary wide-ranging study has found a close relationship exists between parents' diets and the immunity of offspring, with implications for wildlife conservation and agriculture as well as human health.