Building a silicon quantum computer chip atom by atom – A University of Melbourne led team have perfected a technique for embedding single atoms in a silicon wafer one-by-one.
Too much heavy metal stops stars producing – Stars are giant factories that produce most of the elements in the Universe, including the elements in us, and in the Earth’s metal deposits. But two papers from ASTRO 3D show that what stars produce changes over time.
Mystery of children’s ‘chalky teeth’ explained: a blood protein blocks hardening of enamel on teeth growing inside the jaw.
Australian and Chilean researchers solve a 100-year-old mystery and call for education and research to save millions of teeth worldwide.
Closing in on the first light in the Universe – Research using new antennas in the Australian hinterland has reduced background noise and brought us closer to finding a 13-billion-year-old signal
Food and housing crisis for Melbourne’s native bees – RMIT researchers call on Melburnians to plant the right plants and create the right homes for native pollinators.
Fishing for solutions to the plastic problem – A University of Adelaide study shows industry players are open to measures to reduce plastics in seafood – but first they have to understand the problem.
Better bone marrow transplants; building a virtual human cell 2021 Metcalf Prizes for Stem Cell Research announced
Securing global net zero: universities have solutions
Zero carbon flight; where should I plant my grapes; VR bushfires and more.
Faster treatments for future pandemics; investigating the DNA factory in our bodies that makes everything 2022 CSL Centenary Fellowships awarded
‘I saw cancer cells just popping up at me’
Smart microscope slides detect cancer: invented at La Trobe, trialled at Peter Mac, made at ANFF, published in Nature.
29 Health Fellows announced
We were proud to work with the Academy to produce these short video citations of each of the new Fellows (each is about twenty seconds long). They were shown online during the Ceremony and also posted to social media.
A CT brain scanner in an aircraft or ambulance?
Saving lives after stroke with a small aircraft or ambulance-mounted CT brain scanner
One million Aussies affected by eating disorders
Launch of national research strategy
Rover ready for Australian Hospitals
ARTG listing for revolutionary lightweight x-ray machine
Sugar coating opens a path to longer lasting lithium sulfur batteries
Offering the potential to:
- Drive an electric vehicle from Melbourne to Sydney on a single charge
- Create lightweight batteries for drones and submarines
- Unlock new avenues in aviation and maritime industries
- Produce batteries in Australia with Australian lithium, without using cobalt and rare earth minerals.