Test on chemo drugs predict side effects

A test hopes to identify chemotherapy drugs causing unwanted side effects for sarcoma cancer patients.

Desert fireballs

Curtin University is using cameras to measure the trajectory of meteorites, identifying where in the solar system they came from.

The big business of hearables

Start ups and electronic powerhouses such as Samsung and Apple are investing in tech that can control your noise environment.

Transforming innovation in Australia

Why small business could change the innovation game.

Award-winning app boosts mental health help for youth

Young people are up to 10 times more likely to disclose mental health concerns using a new app.

Taking medical device from design to life saver

A newly developed device will ensure paramedic staff are prepared when they need to perform risky rare procedures.

Tracing security issues to the source

Using freely available data, such as news reports and food prices, to map potential global trouble spots is one of four counterterrorism research projects established by the Data to Decisions CRC.

The next 25 years of Australian R&D

Australia’s world-leading Cooperative Research Centres program will be celebrating 25 years of science impact and achievement at its annual conference in Canberra on 25 May.

3D body scanning helps build fighting force of the future

Researchers at the University of South Australia will take body measurements of Navy personnel using 3D scanning technology.

Alzheimer’s Disease drug discovery gives hope

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

Data discoveries

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) researchers are combining big data throughput with high-resolution nuclear science techniques to tackle broad environmental issues, reports Clare Pain.

Eye for detail

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

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.