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    Environmentally speaking

    Australians are working to improve our quality of life without harming the environment: furniture made from plastic ocean waste, a rubbish bin for the sea, the tallest commercial timber building, 'green' steel, and sustainable chocolate-making...

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    Plant technology about to go viral
    Plant breeding technology developed at the University of Queensland is producing crops that can resist viruses and introduce other economically valuable traits, a development that could have an enormous impact on world food production.
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    Close to the bone: 3D printed implants
    Visionary biomaterials and tissue engineer Hala Zreiqat has invented the world’s first 3D-printed porous synthetic bone that mimics bone mechanical strength and promotes new bone growth. But her dream ...
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    Delivering the goods
    Using artificial intelligence to help online retailers deliver parcels quickly and efficiently, Sydney startup Premonition sees a bright future ahead.
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    Health by design: Wearable tech
    Designer Leah Heiss is destigmatising medical devices by using cutting-edge technology to create beautiful, high-performing ‘wearables’. These include a world-first rechargeable hearing aid inspired b ...
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    Fields of dreams
    Moving animals around a farm that has no fences, and knowing the pasture with the best feed on offer down to a blade of grass, is set to become a reality, thanks to some pioneering Australian agtech. ...
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    Fighting cancer with humanity and innovative research
    Australian cancer researchers at internationally recognised Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne are transforming patients’ lives with groundbreaking research fast-tracked direct from the lab to ...
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    On a high note
    After a rapid rise to success as a child, opera singer Danielle de Niese has taken a measured approach to building her career and, as a result, is now one of the most in-demand classical performers in ...
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    Isle of whisky
    From prohibition to the world’s best in less than 30 years, Tasmanian whisky has claimed its place on the international stage thanks to small producers entirely devoted to their craft.
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    Sire purchase: Australia’s champion bulls
    The biggest supplier of bovine genetics in the country, Genetics Australia, is finding new markets in Latin America and China, as rapidly escalating demand for dairy and beef sees farmers grow their h ...
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    Australian architect wins in London
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