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Graphene: an energy storage alternative

Super-thin, super-capacity, clean batteries from graphene oxide

Battery storage better than lithium or even solar is under development by new CRC-P partnership.

rUNSWift

From great idea to startup

Dr Noushin Nasiri is looking at how to commercialise research from developing sensors that can detect disease in human breath. A panel of experts weighs in.

The quantum gamble

In the space race of the 21st century, Australia is betting it all on a key group of researchers and their elegant designs for a silicon quantum computer.

Intellectual Property Insights

Patenting and publishing are are not mutually exclusive – it all comes down to timing.

Australia’s economy is a House of Cards

Matt Barrie, Chief Executive of Freelancer.com, shares his concerns about the Australian economy.


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ANSTO in close partnership with 12th World Congress

The 2018 World Congress will be held in Melbourne, Australia from April 20-24th where thousands will gather to discuss current advancements in medicine.

The Digital Health CRC aims to transform the Australian health system

A $200+ million opportunity to transform health delivery: improving health outcomes; reducing waste in the health system; building businesses and jobs.

Coral bleaching prevented through reef sun shield

Development of a ‘sun shield’ gives hope to the future of the Great Barrier Reef

Science descends upon Canberra for impact

Australia’s best scientists come to Canberra to share expertise with Parliament

Wearable devices to manage 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.

Intellectual Property Insights

Patenting and publishing are are not mutually exclusive – it all comes down to timing.


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Following the success of QUT’s COTSbot, the Great Barrier Reef Foundation has secured funding through the Google Impact Challenge to create an autonomous robot called the RangerBot Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. While contributing to the management of COTS, the RangerBot will also allow scientists to monitor, map and study coral over timeframes not possible for human divers.

Find out more about the RangerBot here.

  • Robots hunt down crown-of-thorns
    QUT's COTSbot is the world's first robot to control the crown-of-thorns starfish, a coral killer that has destroyed vast stretches of the Great Barrier Reef.
  • “Healthcare is not a system”
    Paul Nicolarakis, CEO of the CRC spin-off Lorica Health, explains their business model in a five minute pitch made at the 2016 Tech23 event.
  • FDA approves Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug
    The FDA has approved of an innovative new treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The drug was developed by researchers from Murdoch University.