school of babs

digital 3d illustration of bacteria

Researchers from UNSW have uncovered how these tiny organisms can restore their movement in unfavourable conditions.

artist impression of cholesterol

A study in cell lines shows a previously under-characterised protein in humans supports cholesterol synthesis.

kate quinlan and merlin crossley in front of the lab

Asymptomatic sickle cell disease patients actually lack a tiny part of the genome, UNSW scientists have shown.

Blood smear under microscopy showing on Adult acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a type of cancer in which the bone marrow makes abnormal myeloblasts a type of white blood cell.

Scientists have tracked and analysed cancer cell behaviour with a novel cellular ‘barcoding technology’.

a montage of crocodiles, birds, snakes and lizards

Scientists have found microchromosomes are the origin of all vertebrate genomes, meaning the human genome is less 'normal' than we thought.

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Naming of Iridoteuthis merlini recognises UNSW DVC’s valued contribution to the Australian Museum.

Basenji dog

UNSW researchers have mapped the DNA sequencing of the Basenji which sits at the base of the domestic dog family tree.

emily wong and mathias francois

A jelly-like sea sponge has helped shed light on an elusive part of the human genome, with implications for biomedical research and healthcare.

Woman clutching stomach

Bacteria from the mouth could hold clues to understanding – and potentially treating – severe ulcerative colitis, a painful bowel disease.

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