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Australians leading the way in science
Meet the next generation of scientific leaders who are developing our knowledge of the universe and finding new ways to solve complex problems. From a heart device that works without a pulse, to the r ...
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Dr Paddy Neumann works on the Neumann Drive.  Credit Neumann Industries.
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Paddy Neumann: Rocket man
Australian rocket scientist Dr Paddy Neumann has invented technology that could revolutionise space travel: his rocket drive recycles space junk for fuel and is set to be tested on the International S ...
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Dharmica Mistry
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The revolutionary blood test to detect breast cancerTags: Inspiring Australian Women
Dr Dharmica Mistry is one of the Australian scientists behind a groundbreaking discovery that will make it possible to detect breast cancer through a blood test.
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Michelle Simmons in lab at the University of New South Wales. Credit: CQC2T
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Australia leading the global quantum raceTags: Inspiring Australian Women
A pioneer in the fabrication of single-atom electronic devices, physicist Michelle Simmons has turned Australia into a global powerhouse in the international race to develop a viable quantum computer. ...
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Clare Smith. Credit: Peter Mathew
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The Australian Scientist Fighting Malaria and Tuberculosis
Dr Clare Smith’s pioneering research investigates the role of the human genome in the spread of disease.The Australian scientist is focusing her efforts on the global fight against malaria and tubercu ...
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Daniel Timms. Credit: BiVACOR Inc/Texas Heart Institute.
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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.
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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
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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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Joanne Macdonald
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Diagnosing deadly epidemicsTags: Inspiring Australian Women
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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