lars_eureka_300.jpgA discovery that could lead to new treatments or vaccines for conditions as diverse as tuberculosis and thrush has earned Melbourne researchers the 2013 Eureka Prize for Scientific Research.


Researchers from The University of Melbourne and Monash University used synchrotron x-ray diffraction techniques on the MX beamlines at the Australian Synchrotron, along with other laboratory techniques to discover the function of a group of ‘mystery’ immune cells mainly found in the human gut.

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