Sunday, February 17, 2019
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Gone bananas

The world's favourite banana is being threatened by the spread of plant pathogens. Scientists at QUT are engineering solutions using genetics to save our staple snack.
Health careers quiz

How can you help with health?

Health careers don't have to be confined to the hospital. Tell us a bit about yourself, and we'll find the perfect career for you. Will you be a mental health professional, or a medtech inventor? Take our quiz and find out!
Women in Engineering Summer Camp UNSW

Women in engineering set to expand with UNSW Summer Camp

“How can we win at the innovation game if half of our potential engineers are not taking part in the race?” UNSW aims to raise female engineering enrolments up to 30% - almost double the national average.
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Careers with Code In Person: Noushin Nasiri, Materials Engineer

Materials Engineer Noushin Nasiri talks about her study history and postdoctoral research on breath analysis that can detect diseases in the human body.
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Do we have a social media addiction?

Are Instagram and Facebook giving us social media addiction? We've waded through a cocktail of dopamine and 'FoMO' to find out the science behind what social media does to our brains.
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3D bioprinting our bones

In an amazing development for the world of 3D bioprinting, a human ribcage has been replaced by a porous Australian printed replica in New York this week.
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Urban engineers making our cities smarter

The technology that makes our smart phones so efficient is coming to a city near you. Urban engineers are making our world safer and easier to live in.
ACS recent graduate jobs

Get equipped for recent graduate jobs in IT

Meet the community of 22,000 IT experts in Australia, helping to bridge the gap for recent graduate jobs in the IT and Technology sector.

Companion robots to make you better

Medical robots offering young minds creativity and challenge: a cute companion robot called ikki is being trialled in a number of children's hospitals.
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3D Food Printing

3D food printing: trendy culinary technology, or answer to the future of sustainable food?
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Imperfect produce and the war on waste

UNSW's Bragg Writing Prize has been won by 7th grader Sam Jones, who is advocating to give ugly fruit a go.
Bionic Body

The bionic body

Artificial body parts can help us see, hear and move almost like new!

Goodnight, sweet bot: NASA’s Opportunity Rover ends its Mars mission

After a 15 year mission to Mars that was expected to last only 90 days, NASA says goodbye to its longest serving Opportunity rover. We take a look back at some of Oppy's greatest achievements.

Australian schools could be doing a way better job of saving energy

A new survey has found Australian schools are failing to aequately track their energy usage and they represent an untapped opportunity for reducing our carbon footprint.

VIDEO: Why we need more entomologists

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41% of insect species are in decline. Of that, one third are going extinct. These scary new figures show us why we need to have more entomologists.