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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...
Electronic Skinvideo

A Eureka Moment for Unbreakable ‘Electronic Skin’

Presented annually since 1990, the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes are Australia’s biggest science awards and recognise excellence in the fields of research and innovation,...
quantum computing

Australia’s First Quantum Computing Hardware Company Launches at UNSW

Australia’s first hardware quantum computing company, Silicon Quantum Computing Pty Ltd, has been launched to advance the development and commercialisation of the University of...
smoking

No Smoker Left Behind: Helping All Australians Quit

A new discussion paper, published today in theMedical Journal of Australia, highlights the need for more comprehensive research and focus on priority groups more...
hiv patients, sudden infant death syndrome, cancer, Bowel Syndrome, zinc sensor, alcohol drinking, Cerebral Palsy, Invasive pests, chronic disease, Bowel Syndrome, prostate cancer, fertility, bacteria, CO2-driven productivity, Dental plaque, cancer, Lap band surgery, fossils, Breast cancer, contact lenses, platinum, disease resistance, greenhouse gases, wrist fracture, dementia, irritable bowel syndrome, Breast Cancer, mental health, leukemia, pollen, schizophrenia, Smarter brains, cancer cells, cardiovascular, genes, plants, Platypus venom

Global Group to Investigate Genetic Causes of Cerebral Palsy

A new international research group has been established to investigate the underlying genetic causes of cerebral palsy, spurred on by the discoveries of University...
coeliac disease

New Approach for Diagnosing and Treating Coeliac Disease

Published today in the Medical Journal of Australia, the paper finds that screening high risk patients (active case finding) for coeliac disease when they...
Immune System

Viruses up Their Game in Arms Race with Immune System

In a classic example of the evolutionary arms race between a host and a pathogen, the myxoma virus — introduced to control the rabbit...
galaxiesvideo

Why Massive Galaxies Don’t Dance in Crowds

Scientists have discovered why heavyweight galaxies living in a dense crowd of galaxies tend to spin more slowly than their lighter neighbours. “Contrary to earlier...