mike bunce

Why making airport food less palatable may benefit passengers

December 11th, 2013

Research scientists from Murdoch University are tackling the dangerous problem of aircraft ‘bird strikes’ with a new, leading-edge DNA-based technique.

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Unlocking the genetic secrets of avian hairstyles

February 1st, 2013

Sir Walter Murdoch Adjunct Professor Thomas Gilbert is part of an international team that has decoded the genetic blueprint of the common pigeon.

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Mystery of DNA decay unravelled

October 10th, 2012

A new study is finally laying to rest the debate over whether DNA from the age of the dinosaurs could survive to the present day.

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Omics Symposium features influential line-up

September 20th, 2012

The upcoming 2012 Omics Australasia Symposium (OA2012) will feature an elite line-up of world experts in the growing field of ‘Omics’ research.

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Illegal ingredients found in traditional Chinese medicines

April 13th, 2012

For the first time, researchers at Murdoch University have used new DNA sequencing technology to reveal the animal and plant composition of traditional Chinese medicines (TCM) – with worrying results.

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Murdoch researchers to probe ancient DNA at Devil’s Lair

November 17th, 2011

Dr Mike Bunce, Dr Joe Dortch and Dr James Haile

A Murdoch University-led collaboration is using DNA analysis to examine how the earliest West Australians lived.

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