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Prime Minister Scott Morrison at the University of Queensland laboratory earlier this year, ahead of today’s announcement its vaccine would not move to the next stage of clinical trials. Darren England/AAP Image

How did the University of Queensland/CSL vaccine fail due to ‘false positive’ HIV tests? A vaccine expert explains

If the vaccine had been widely rolled out, people would think they had HIV when they didn’t. But it’s not the end of this type of technology.
Glenn Hunt

In a world first, Australian university builds own solar farm to offset 100% of its electricity use

Households shouldn’t have to do all the heavy lifting in the renewables transition. A new solar farm shows organisations and businesses how it’s done.

Shedding light on biology’s ‘dark matter’

Researchers have discovered a method which might illuminate the biological phenomenon of “microbial dark matter” – a near-invisible…
Squeezing a thesis into three minutes sounds impossible. But it’s an important skill to learn. Lecture image from

A thesis in three minutes: making research accessible

Imagine condensing a thesis – which would normally take nine hours to read aloud – into a presentation just three minutes long. Today at the Australian and Trans-Tasman Three Minute Thesis competition…
If Australia wants to be a leading force in the knowledge economy, strategic investment in university research and infrastructure will be essential. Novartis AG

A smart strategy to drive Australia’s knowledge economy

At a time when unprecedented levels of investment are being made in university infrastructure in nations such as China and India, it is worth reflecting on how Australia has built its notable areas of…

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