Archived News for Research Sector Professionals - January, 2014
An international team featuring research engineers from Australia has observed a groundbreaking wave movement in silicon, which could bring a new level of computer communication.
This week has seen one university host a week-long event aimed at one of the world’s greatest engineering challenges – attracting young women to the profession.
Researchers have picked apart the mechanisms behind calcium-triggered heart arrhythmias, hoping soon to development new medications to fight their deadly occurrence.
A recent simulation in Japan shows both how far modern computer processing has come, and just how good the supercomputer in our skulls really is.
More than half a century after the link between smoking and cancer was first proven, scientists continue to add to the pile of reasons why inhaling burning plant matter is a poor decision for health.
Federal Education Minister Christopher Pyne is preparing for his shake-up of the national curriculum this week, now forming the group that will re-write the content Australian kids learn, again.
A new project will see thousands of bees decked-out in the scientific accessory of the summer - a 2.5mm wide sensor strapped to their backs to monitor the insects and their environment.
Buying low, selling high, hustling, hoarding and grifting - all attributes normally applied to human economic markets, but new research shows microbes and bacteria are known to hit the trading floor for a good deal too.
News for anyone who has had a mysterious feeling that they can sense something is happening, but couldn’t quite put a finger on it – science has shown it’s probably just you.
Australian scientists have found a record of a long-term climate pattern locked within layers of coral, which has shown that the Great Barrier Reef is influenced by more factors than previously thought.
Over two hundred marine scientists have come out against a New South Wales State Government plan to permanently allow recreational fishing in environmentally sensitive areas.