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cancer drugs

Light-Activated Cancer Drugs Without Toxic Side Effects: Fresh Insight

Cancer drugs activated by light, minimizing toxic side-effects, are a step closer thanks to new research from University of Warwick and Monash University...
algorithms

The Algorithms of Our Future Thinking Machines

It has been almost a year since IT researchers at Uppsala University and KTH received 24 million kronor from the Swedish Research Council for...
Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis Discovery: Bacterial Burden Begins During First Years of Life

Cystic fibrosis (CF) shortens life by making the lungs prone to repeated bacterial infections and associated inflammation. UNC School of Medicine researchers have now...
brain scanner

Portable 3D Brain-Scanner Set to Save Lives

A new portable, non-invasive brain scanner is set to speed-up the diagnosis of brain injuries and stroke types by creating an immediate 3D image...
wearable devices

Wearable Devices to Remotely Manage Patient Chronic Conditions

Wearable devices to remotely manage patient chronic conditions are set to become available for the medical profession as part of an Australian first. The move follows...
Self-Injury

Self-Injury More About Coping Than a Cry for Help

New research has revealed that most people who harm themselves do it as a way to deal with their emotional pain, rather than a...
autonomous bionic drones

NTU Scientists Suggest Flies Could Help to Monitor Disease Outbreaks by...

An international research team led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have proposed that swarms of flies can be used to help monitor...
whales

Navy Efforts to Protect Whales Have Limited Effect

Naval efforts to protect endangered whales by gradually increasing the noise levels of sonar have limited benefit, researchers at the University of St Andrews...
climate change

15,000 Scientists Warn Time Is Running out to Save the Planet

Twenty five years ago, a majority of the world’s living Nobel Laureates united to sign a warning letter about the Earth; today, scientists have...
digital skillsvideo

RMIT Delivers App Dev Skills for Jobs of the Future with...

The collaboration will provide opportunities to thousands of students that want to join the booming app economy and develop the digital skills they need...
obesity

New Tool to Tackle Childhood Obesity

It is hoped the free menu planning tool for early childhood education and care providers will help to address current statistics that show, one...
3D implants

Just-in-Time 3D Implants Set to Transform Tumour Surgery

It is also expected to dramatically improve patient and healthcare outcomes. The five-year project, “Just in time implants”, brings together the Australian Government, RMIT University...
Ocean sound waves

Ocean Sound Waves May Reveal Location of Incoming Objects

The ocean can seem like an acoustically disorienting place, with muffled sounds from near and far blending together in a murky sea of noise. Now...
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome Diagnosis Needed Early

An early, definitive diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would do much to instil confidence in patients and allow them to move from searching...
solar car

Team PrISUm Steps up to World Stage, Prepares to Race Across...

Iowa State’s mechanical engineering faculty, taking a break from a pre-semester retreat, surrounded Penumbra, Team PrISUm’s latest solar car. They peeked through the four doors....
solar race car

Unveiling Australia’s New Solar Race Car

Sunswift Violet, a sleek four-seat sedan designed and built by engineering students at UNSW, will be unveiled at a media breakfast on Thursday, 19...
Liquid metal, Brain Injuries, flowers

How Flowers Use Colour to Signal Their Scent

A team from Australia, Greece, Denmark, and the USA identified the relationship among many insect-pollinated plant species growing in a scrubland habitat on the...
quantum computer

Quantum Detectives in the Hunt for World’s First Quantum Computer

Scientists at the University of Sydney are entering a new phase as they scale up the next generation of quantum-engineered devices. These devices will form...
quantum computing

Flip-Flop Qubits: Radical New Quantum Computing Design Invented

Engineers at Australia’s University of New South Wales have invented a radical new architecture for quantum computing, based on novel ‘flip-flop qubits’, that promises...
innovative

Your Child May Be More Innovative than You Realise

Children may have a greater understanding of how to innovate and problem solve than previously realised. A study led by University of Queensland School of...