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    Steven McRae as Florize in The Winter's Tale. Credit: ROH, 2014. Photograph: Johan Persson.
    Class: culture-style
    Steven McRae’s leaps and bounds
    It’s a long way from Sydney’s western suburbs to the Royal Opera House stage in London. This Australian ballet dancer has made the jump, thanks to his shining talent and pure force of will. But things might have turned out very differently. Once upon a time, he wanted to be a drag racer.
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    Daniel Timms. Credit: BiVACOR Inc/Texas Heart Institute.
    Class: technology-style
    The artificial heart that could replace transplants
    Daniel Timms spent his childhood learning the mechanics of plumbing from his father. Today he is using that knowledge to create a ground-breaking artificial heart device with the potential to prolong ...
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    Nikolai Petrovsky in the lab.
    Class: science-style
    Finding the elusive Alzheimer’s cure
    Australian biotechnology company Vaxine and its US partners are developing a vaccine that could revolutionise the treatment of dementia and Alzheimer’s, a disease with 7.5 million new sufferers around ...
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    Tim Edwards, Chief Technology Officer, Seeing Machines
    Class: technology-style
    Seeing Machines making driving safer
    Australian company Seeing Machines uses eye tracking technology to detect when a driver is drowsy or distracted, saving lives on the road, in mines and on railways. From 2017 its driver safety systems ...
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    Rendering of the VicHyper pod on the streets of Melbourne
    Class: technology-style
    Australian Students Lead Transport Revolution
    A futuristic pod with an award-winning braking system invented by Australian university students may become a critical component in the Hyperloop, a next-generation mode of transport. The Australian i ...
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    Joanne Macdonald
    Class: science-style
    Diagnosing deadly epidemics
    Near the height of the Zika virus outbreak in South America, molecular engineer A/Prof Joanne Macdonald travelled to Brazil to meet with local scientists. An expert in biosensors for rapid disease det ...
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    Australian entrepreneur. Global customers.
    Class: business-style
    Australian entrepreneur. Global customers.
    Discover how Jessica Wilson’s startup Stashd is connecting Chinese millennials with global, high-quality fashion brands.
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    Australian ingenuity. Global results.
    Class: technology-style
    Australian ingenuity. Global results.
    Discover how roboticist Marita Cheng is helping vision-impaired people see the world around them.
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    Celebrating Australian Music
    Class: culture-style
    Celebrating Australian Music
    Australia produces some of the best contemporary music in the world. Our musicians, composers and songwriters have had a huge impact globally, with Australia’s unique sound continuing to be critically ...
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    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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