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Three Australian scientists have contributed to the world’s largest genetic study on humans, providing a first-of-its kind resource for health researchers across the globe to further medical research and drug development and potentially provide more efficient and personalized treatments of diseases.

The intricate interplay between immune cells working to defeat infection has been seen and photographed for the first time.  

The most common cause of severe diarrhoea in children, the rotavirus infection, has been shown to accelerate the development of type 1 diabetes in mice, according to new University of Melbourne research.