Alzheimer’s Disease drug discovery gives hope

Australian and Chinese scientists join forces on new Alzheimer’s drug based on stroke treatment.

Happy gaming

CRC Researcher Daniel Johnson is part of a team investigating the positive effects for gaming on wellbeing, writes Neha Karl.

Using algorithms to capture risk

More than 500 million tweets go out daily, forming just part of the massive data stream from social media that mental health researchers are tapping into, Fran Molloy reports.

Eye for detail

It’s long been accepted that vision declines with age, but an Australian invention could soon change this, writes Clare Pain.

Smart sole support for diabetic feet

Research by the Wound Management Innovation CRC may lead to a reduction of crippling foot injuries for people living with diabetes.

Targeting kids’ cancer, gene by gene

Cancer researchers in Australia are using a revolutionary ‘personalised medicine’ approach to identify effective individualised treatment options for children.

The wider view

The 3% of Australians living in remote regions face significant health and social challenges. Two CRCs are finding solutions, writes Fran Molloy.

Boom time: the new, smart manufacturing

Job stats are low but hopes are high for Australia’s beleaguered manufacturing sector to transition into a high-tech, world-class, niche market operator. Myles Gough reports.