17 Mar

Great hair day as medical scientist raises thousands for cancer research

Paul Zerafa has just had a great hair day. Having grown his hair in dreadlocks for just over 12 years, today he took part in the World’s Greatest Shave and raised over $9,000 for the Leukaemia Found
8 Mar

International Women’s Day 2017: celebrating women in pathology

Did you know 70 per cent of pathology professionals in Australia are female? That’s more than 24,000 awesome Australian women working in collection centres and laboratories across the country, aroun
24 Feb

A benefit and a burden; the diabetes technology dilemma

Advances in pathology technology provide more data faster, but is there such a thing as too much information? An estimated 2.7 million Australians have diabetes, a condition affecting the way the b
24 Feb

Trials and tribulations; pathology’s role in clinical trials

The term ‘clinical trial’ is laden with the hope of wonder treatments and medical breakthroughs but beyond the medical community, few people know what is truly involved in clinical trials and how
24 Feb

Digital pathology: enabling accurate diagnosis at a distance

We often talk about how pathology has changed over the years but there are also changes happening in the field today. Digital pathology continues to make the news as more labs explore its possibilitie
26 Jan

The 5 pathology tests you should have this year

A new year can bring a new focus on health. So, amid the ‘detox’, dieting and fitness advice, here are some actual scientific tests you might want to discuss with your doctor in 2017. Skin ca
26 Jan

Forensic pathology: when the lab meets the law

There are several ways in which pathology testing has become an essential legal tool. Many of us are familiar with the breathalyser test used by police to check the blood alcohol level of drivers.
16 Jan

Beautiful glass sculptures reveal the delicate nature of viruses

Many people are familiar with the stunning colour-saturated close up images of viruses and bacteria often found in media and TV shows. But did you know that the colour is false and is added either for
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