Australia

Australian students reproduce $750 malaria drug for just $2 per dose

Australian students reproduce $750 malaria drug for just $2 per dose

A group of Australian students successfully reproduced an active ingredient for a life-saving, anti-parasitic drug called Daraprim for just $2 per dose, a little fraction of the drug’s current list pr

Naturally-occurring bacteria to stop transmission of mosquito-borne illnesses

Naturally-occurring bacteria to stop transmission of mosquito-borne illnesses

Introducing a naturally-occurring bacterium in the wild can help control mosquito-borne diseases like zika and dengue; multiple small-scale observational trials conducted in various countries have sho

Doctors criticise timing of Medicare cuts announcement

Doctors criticise timing of Medicare cuts announcement

Doctors in Australia have criticised the Health Minister Sussan Ley’s decision to announce the cuts to medical benefits during the holiday season.

Scientists classify new dinosaur type in Australia

Scientists classify new dinosaur type in Australia

A team of scientists have said that they have classified an entirely new type of dinosaur fossil in Australia called, Kunbarrasaurusieversi.The fossil was actually discovered in 1989 but only now clas

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