Archived News for Research Sector Professionals - May, 2014
Researchers have released ground-breaking findings to dismiss a common theory of biodiversity, and could change the way some environments are managed.
FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil next month will have a particularly high-tech start, as the first ball of the world’s biggest sporting event is kicked by a paralysed teen in a robotic exoskeleton.
Just like our bodies, individual cells have a skeletal structure to keep them safe and in the proper shape, but until recently it was almost impossible to have a proper look at it.
Young people are being swayed by the “relaxing” and “fun” image of a dangerous smoking device, and researchers say it must be addresses in order to cut future addictions.
Some leading figures in the Australian research community say the $20 billion “medical research future fund” is a good idea, but will not work unless the policy-makers start listening to scientists.