platypus

Platypus sex; drugs from shellfish toxins; the secret of ageing; cancer cells cheat death

5 March 2008
Four leading Australian and New Zealand scientists are in Paris from 5th of March for the 10th anniversary of the L’ORÉAL/ UNESCO For Women In Science program.
They’re all available to discuss the latest developments in their research including:
The secret of ageing – telomerase
How cancer cells cheat death
How the platypus and wallaby genome are revealing human secrets
Deadly shellfish toxins that may fight pain and save lives