Archived News for Research Sector Professionals - October, 2013
A Monash University expert has questioned the place of digital technology for higher education, finding that sometimes the old way is still the best for students and teachers.
Stem cell therapies continue to provide remarkable improvements for the treatment of many conditions, with new research now suggesting a better way to use stem cells for heart problems.
New research shows very few women leave top jobs to have children - and it is a needless gender barrier that keeps many out of careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
A survey suggests concerns about affordable public housing bringing down property values and generally ruining the neighbourhood may be unfounded.
Scientists have shed light on the lives-of-plenty enjoyed by lithodid crabs in the deep sea, made possible by a constant smorgasbord of bacteria which themselves feed on accumulated methane.
Neuroscientists have shown that virtually all primates follow a particular genetic code for brain development, showing humans are not the sole keepers of high-order brain functions for planning, complex decisions and speech.
Years of work, millions of dollars but only a few kilograms of weight will be shooting down the highway from Darwin this weekend, with the start of the 3000 km World Solar Challenge race.
A new centre at an Australian university wants to create a new way to get young students into studying education in science, engineering and health.
An Environmental Law Professor is adding to the academic outcry since the new Federal Environment Department was formed, saying attempts to reduce environmental approvals will not help cut emissions.