No silver bullets

Wilson da Silva looks at some innovative ideas in energy storage.

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.

Polymer cells deliver on energy

Advances in the design and manufacture of polymer solar cells based on light harvesting dyes promise a solar power revolution.

iSee: Education’s future

Australian developers have begun to commercialise affordable new software that could revolutionise online education – as well as our interactions on the internet.

Antarctic robots trawl for climate data

Surveys by an unmanned submarine support suggestions that Antarctic sea ice is thicker than previously thought, according to research published in Nature Geoscience.

Pipeline design for a safer future

The Energy Pipelines CRC is working to prevent a pipeline disaster ever occurring in Australia, Clare Pain reports.

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.