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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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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
Class: technology-style
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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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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The Carbon Fibre Revolution: part two
As the city of Geelong builds a global reputation for carbon fibre technologies, Australian company Carbon Revolution is tackling the problem of how to turn a potentially disruptive technology into a ...
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SHOOTING FOR THE MOON
From the Australian city of Adelaide to the dark depths of space, engineer Andrea Boyd’s Aussie accent is one of the few voices astronauts hear in space.
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