A research team featuring UNSW scientists will use sophisticated computer software to determine the "bite force" of a Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) trapped off the central coast, north of Sydney, Australia.
UNSW researchers have uncovered an important naturally occurring mechanism in the body where "bad" cells that cause blockages in our blood vessels are kept under strict growth control, while "good" cells that keep our blood vessels free of clots and growths are left unaffected.
Trials are about to get underway at UNSW for an oestrogen-based breast cancer drug that could aid in the fight against schizophrenia. The story behind the trials is outlined in the July-August edition of Uniken, which is now online.
The Federal Minister for Education, Science and Training, Julie Bishop, has visited UNSW's special school vacation programs, run by the Gifted Education Research, Resource and Information Centre (GERRIC).