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Joanne Macdonald
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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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Professor David Fidock with his award from Advance Global Australians. Credit: Advance Global Australians
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On the path to eliminating malaria
Malaria kills more than 400,000 people each year, many of them children in Sub-Saharan Africa. Australian scientist David Fidock from Columbia University has uncovered the genetic basis for drug resis ...
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Seamus Thomson
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The Australian PhD student helping NASA find alien life
University of Sydney PhD student Seamus Thomson, has been handpicked by NASA to look for alien life, on Mars and Saturn’s oceanic moon Enceladus. The 24-year-old is using his biomedical engineering sk ...
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Dr Jonathan Clarke on a previous mission to the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah, US. (Credit: Mars Society Australia)
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Mars 160: simulating life on the red planet
A pair of Australians have left their friends, family and most of their possessions behind for an otherworldly adventure. For 160 days, geologist Dr Jonathan Clarke and artist Annalea Beattie will liv ...
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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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Australian technology. Global solutions.
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Australian technology. Global solutions.Tags: 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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Australian invention. Global progress.
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Australian innovation. Global impact.
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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Australian intelligence. Global discoveries.
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Australian intelligence. Global discoveries.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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