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Professor Dayong Jin, credit Vanessa Valenzuela Davie
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Harnessing light for a healthcare revolution
From portable diagnostic tools that will allow people to monitor their health in real time, to nanoparticles that can detect and shine a light on at-risk cells before they become cancerous, Professor ...
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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 declineTags: Innovation
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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Dr Thomas Oxley in New York City. Credit: Lance Kaplan
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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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Diamonds are a scientist's best friend
Dr Amanda Barnard is one of Australia’s leading scientists and an award-winning researcher with a growing international profile. Her diamond nanoparticle discovery has the potential to change the live ...
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Professor Steven Tingay
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Exploring the origins of the universe Tags: Astrophysics | Innovation
Australian astrophysicist Steven Tingay is at the forefront of the global project to build the world’s largest radio telescope. The Square Kilometre Array will help scientists probe the origins of the ...
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Veena Sahajwalla: UNSW SMaRT Lab, High Temperature Furnace: Photographer Peter Morris
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Veena Sahajwalla: Waste Warrior
From Mumbai to Australia, scientist and engineer Veena Sahajwalla is revolutionising the way societies use waste, with a world-first invention - 'green steel'
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PhoneSat 1.0
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Expat Entrepreneur blasts off
From country New South Wales to low-earth orbit, Chris Boshuizen’s fascination with space has launched him on a professional journey of creative discovery. Now based in California, the award-winning p ...
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Dr Vikram Khurana
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Battling baffling brain disease
Using yeast, stem cells and his impressive brain power, clinician and neuroscientist Vikram Khurana is tracking down the causes of – and treatments for - debilitating brain disorders like Alzheimer’s ...
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Carbon Nexus, Professor Bronwyn Fox (right)
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The Carbon Fibre Revolution : Part One
Like many heavy industry-based regional economies, Geelong found its economy collapsing in the face of globalisation. However the city is now set to be the centre of an advanced manufacturing industry ...
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