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    Colin Hall. Credit: Wildbear.
    Class: technology-style
    Australian science behind market-first plastic mirror
    In transport industries, metal and glass are increasingly being replaced by lightweight yet durable plastic parts, which can be easily moulded into dynamic shapes, and don’t shatter on impact. Capitalising on this transition, Australian scientists have developed a market-first plastic wing-mirror that has led to US$162 million worth of sales to Ford.
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    Christophe Hoppe with his new Bauselite watch casing. Credit: Flinders University/Bausele
    Class: technology-style
    Nanotechnology and luxury watches: an innovative Australian partnership
    In 2015, Bausele became the first Australian luxury watch brand to be invited to Baselworld in Switzerland – the world’s largest and most prestigious luxury watch and jewellery expo. Its success is, i ...
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    How Game of Thrones' Emmy-award-winning battle scene was made
    Melbourne based visual effects provider Iloura – also known for creating ghosts for the 2016 reboot of Ghostbusters – has won its first Emmy for the Game Of Thrones (GoT) season six episode “Battle of ...
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    Jon Soong Co-founder Makers Empire
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    3D printing – preparing students for the jobs of tomorrow
    Australian startup Makers Empire has created what is being billed as the world’s easiest-to-use 3D printing software. The learning program has been picked up by schools across Australia, the US, Hong ...
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    Nura CEO and Co-founder Kyle Slater
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    NURA HEADPHONES: Changing the way the world hears
    Australian technology startup Nura is changing how you hear. Its innovative headphone design adapts sound specifically to your ears to create a crystal-clear audio experience.
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    Honey Bee with micro-sensor, credit CSIRO
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    Bees with backpacks: micro-sensors help solve global honey bee decline
    Honey bees are dying at an unsustainable rate, intensifying food security threats. Scientists in Australia have developed a power-efficient micro-sensor platform that can be used to track individual b ...
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    Carnegie Wave Energy, CETO 6
    Class: technology-style
    Riding the clean energy wave
    Australia’s Carnegie Wave Energy is attracting global interest after building and operating the world’s first commercial-scale wave energy array connected to the power grid and producing desalinated w ...
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    Dr Thomas Oxley in New York City. Credit: Lance Kaplan
    Class: technology-style
    THE BIONIC SPINE POWERED BY BRAIN WAVES
    It sounds like science fiction: a ‘bionic spine’ that enables people paralysed by spinal cord injury or stroke to walk again – by the power of thought alone. But thanks to Australian neurologist and r ...
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    Rodney Brooks and Sawyer, Rethink Robotics
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    Rethinking Robots
    Rodney Brooks is a global robotics pioneer. Raised in Adelaide, Brooks is the Panasonic Professor of Robotics (emeritus) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the founder of a company which is ...
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    AU Brand Video 2015
    2015 Australia Unlimited Video
    Australia Unlimited looks to demonstrate Australian excellence across Business, Culture, Design, Env ...
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    Australian architect wins in London
    As part of the London Festival of Architecture, Australian Architect Andrew Burns and British landsc ...
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