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Deep freeze may save plants from global warming

The planet’s temperature is rising and the environmental impacts are complex and catastrophic. Professor Ricardo Mancera is leading a research project aimed at  preserving the seeds of threatened species.

Researcher profile: scientist struck by spider venom

While the thought of spider venom would make most people shudder, Dr Deplazes is interested in its health-giving properties, specifically its effect on cancer cells and neurological conditions.

Medical scientist fighting antimicrobial resistance

Jessica Ramsay
Jessica Ramsay’s dream of making a difference to the lives of others is coming true through her role in guiding the treatment of drug-resistant superbugs as part of Doctors Without Borders.

Curtin Commercial Innovation Awards 2016

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The Curtin Commercial Innovation Awards celebrates the work of Curtin staff and students who have made significant contributions to the advancement of commercial industries.

Blocking the signal: Finding a way to stop cancer in its tracks

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Pancreatic cancer currently offers sufferers little hope of survival, but a Curtin research team is making inroads by focusing on ways of blocking lipid signalling.