May 18, 2017 New breakthroughs

Novel device could reduce false positives and over treatment

New research from the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) has shown that a device called the SteriPath initial specimen diversion
Apr 20, 2017 New breakthroughs

Australian researchers discover link between blood type and infection risk

*Photo by Todd Hardingham Australian infectious disease researchers at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute have found th
Feb 17, 2017 New breakthroughs

WA scientists find the bacterial version of Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak

Harry Potter used his father's invisibility cloak to fight evil and revel in the odd school-boy prank along the way. But it seems multi-re
Jan 13, 2017 Real-life stories

Is Angus the cutest addition to the war on superbugs?

Angus the English springer spaniel is providing an unusually adorable way to detect superbugs in a Vancouver hospital. Whilst his human coun
Dec 20, 2016 New breakthroughs

Mobile antibiotic resistance test could reduce superbugs in warzones

A new portable testing device could help healthcare workers identify bacterial infections in areas without access to modern pathology facili
Sep 29, 2016 New breakthroughs

Could the answer to antibiotic resistance lie with a 25-year old from Melbourne?

Earlier this month all 193 UN member states agreed to combat the growing threat of antibiotic resistance. At the general assembly last week