Hero dogs help save lives

Countless dogs could be saved by a new pet blood donation program at The University of Queensland’s VETS Small Animal Hospital.

15 October 2018

An international team of researchers has developed a theory of multi-level quantum coherence, a step further than the theory which allows the famous Schrödinger’s cat to be in a quantum superposition of being dead and alive at the same time.

12 October 2018
Close up of horses front hoofs

An educational program is helping horse owners and vets to recognise and treat two hormonal conditions which are the most common causes of founder.

11 October 2018

A team of 40 plus divers will be going to great depths to raise funds and awareness for coral reefs – collectively spending 24 hours under water at an event being held at The University of Queensland.

11 October 2018
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Traditional Indigenous burning practices are protecting plant biodiversity in Australia’s Gibson Desert, according to University of Queensland research.

10 October 2018

A chemical compound found in common herbicides could help fight hospital-acquired human fungal pathogenic infections, which claim an estimated two million lives per year.

4 October 2018
ibis

A University of Queensland researcher has uncovered how a French scientist and ibis researcher conducted the first test of evolution more than 50 years before Charles Darwin’s Origin of the Species.

28 September 2018
An example of an Australian lizard, in this case the Gippsland Water Dragon, running on two legs. (Credit: David Paul).

Robots may one day tackle obstacles and traverse uneven terrains thanks to collaborative research analysing the motion of lizards.

26 September 2018

A team of international scientists has discovered why brown tree snakes have become one of the most successful invasive species.

26 September 2018

The fossils of two extinct mice species have been discovered in caves in tropical Queensland by University of Queensland scientists tracking environment changes.

24 September 2018
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A fast-growing legume could become a viable feed option for drought-affected cattle farmers in Australia’s north.

17 September 2018

Venom from the giant red bull ant is helping University of Queensland scientists understand the evolution of animal toxins in work that could lead to better treatments for pain.

13 September 2018
Google search histories are revealing how ready countries are for climate change

What do you do if you have a question? You probably ‘Google it’.

12 September 2018

Peatlands are extremely effective at storing carbon, but an international study featuring a University of Queensland researcher has found climate change could stop that.

11 September 2018
Roger-Wepf-and-Hiroshi-Kato-in-front-of-the-microscope

Advanced health tools, battery technology and nanomaterials are all potential developments that could flow from a new microscope at The University of Queensland.

7 September 2018