E.coli: the risks of antimicrobial resistance are  further complicated by the lack of development of new antibiotics by pharmaceutical companies. Photograph: iStock/Getty

Antimicrobial resistance – the ability of bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites to resist the effects of a medicine that could previously treat t(...)

Bacteria Cells with selective focus. Photograph: iStock

Bacteria are formidable enemies that deploy ingenious strategies for getting around our antibiotics, Dr Kathryn Holt of the University of Melbourne to(...)

Restriction of processed carbohydrates – especially the white and beige ones – are a good idea for many overweight people

The recent results from the TAILORx study (a major study published by The New England Journal of Medicine and presented at a meeting of the American S(...)

Australia is preparing criminal cartel charges against ANZ, the country’s third-biggest bank and underwriters Deutsche Bank and Citigroup over a $2.3 billion share issue

Australia is preparing criminal cartel charges against the country’s third-biggest bank and underwriters Deutsche Bank and Citigroup over a $2.3 billi(...)

Australian scientist David Goodall (104) speaks during a press conference a day before his assisted suicide in Basel, Switzerland, on Thursday. Photogreaph: Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP

A 104-year-old Australian scientist killed himself in Switzerland on Thursday by lethal injection in an assisted suicide he hoped would trigger more (...)

Study’s findings will undercut one of the arguments used by the No campaign in Australia – that children need both a mother and a father to flourish

As the marriage equality vote draws toward its close, a comprehensive study published in the Medical Journal of Australia shows children raised in sa(...)

The fourth formal day of engagements for President Michael D Higgins’ State visit to Australia was dominated by business and economics.

Australia’s political leaders have told President Michael D Higgins that they see the United Kingdom’s chances of creating new post-Brexit trade agree(...)

Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia. Businesses are worried that the visa crackdown will hit recruitment. Photograph: iStock

When Australia’s A$49 billion (€32.6 billion) plan to build a high-speed internet network risked going awry in late 2013, then communications minister(...)

The University of Melbourne is among the 45 third-level institutions planning on using Digitary’s platform

Digitary, a Dublin-headquartered company behind a popular digital documents platform used by third-level institutions across the world, has signed a d(...)

Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly is red-carded by Joe McQuillan during the 2015 All-Ireland semi-final against Mayo. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Disputes Resolution Authority (DRA) has had an unscheduled change of personnel that will sees former Offaly hurler Rory Hanniffy take over as sec(...)

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