Professor Jian Yang.

Evolution has shaped the human race, with University of Queensland researchers finding signatures of natural selection in the genome that influence traits associated with fertility and heart function.

18 April 2018
UQ Centre for Clinical Research group leader Dr Hosam Zowawi.

A new wave of highly antibiotic resistant superbugs has been found in the Middle East Gulf States, discovered by University of Queensland researchers.

18 April 2018

Queensland school teachers are chalking up around $230 million a year in health-related work, according to University of Queensland research.

17 April 2018
Excavating at Al Wusta. Photo by Klint Janulis

The discovery of an 88,000-year-old fossilised human finger in Saudi Arabia is rewriting the history of the first human migration out of Africa.

10 April 2018
The attack of a tumour cell made by white blood cells of the patient (lymphocytes) generated by cancer vaccines.

University of Queensland researchers have developed a vaccine delivery technology that enables treatment to be tailored precisely for different cancers.

10 April 2018
A child has a finger prick test for blood sugar levels

University of Queensland researchers have found a way to identify infants who will go on to develop type 1 diabetes.

9 April 2018

The benefits of increasingly popular citizen science programs extend well beyond helping researchers to collect data, a study has shown.

6 April 2018
The mantis shrimp has inspired a new method of underwater navigation.

Marine animals such as mantis shrimp and squid have inspired a new mode of underwater navigation that allows for greater accuracy.

5 April 2018

If you want to be told a secret you’re better off being assertive and compassionate rather than enthusiastic and polite, according to University of Queensland researchers.

3 April 2018

There may be more benefits to deleting your Facebook account than just protecting your private data – it could also reduce your stress levels.

28 March 2018
An artist’s rendering of Isisfordia duncani. Credit: Matt Herne.

The death, decay and burial of an ancient extinct crocodilian from outback Queensland has revealed more about Cretaceous Period landscapes in Australia.

28 March 2018

A $96 million Australian Government fund designed to assist vulnerable young people is to be evaluated in a research project led by The University of Queensland.

26 March 2018
Bootlace worm

A family of potent protein neurotoxins has been discovered in bootlace worms.

23 March 2018
Professor David Craik and Professor Marilyn Anderson

The potential to produce cheaper medicines within edible plants including lettuce and canola has taken a significant step forward.

20 March 2018
Parents of teens with a developmental disability faced enormous challenges.

Simple strategies could help families of teenagers with a developmental disability gain confidence about their teen’s future.

20 March 2018