Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Gut reaction: Apps aid in digestive treatment

Groundbreaking research in the area where medicine and diet meet has lead to relief for those suffering from chronic abdominal pain. Using an app, up-to-date research is sent straight to a patient's device to cut out the medical middleman.

Why I love being a scientist

"In science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine we are ambassadors for, and creators, of the future."
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Reef obsession: Protecting the coral reef as an ecotoxicologist at ANSTO

Francesca Gissi is at ANSTO under a postgraduate research award, driving the fight against coral reef demise. It's a job that takes her from the lab to the reef, like a coral crime detective.
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A sweet solution to environmental waste

Spent sugarcane is the latest agricultural waste product with renewable potential as food for livestock. Rebecca Ainscough of QUT is part of the team researching the microbiology of the sugarcane waste.
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Australian of the Year Awards 2018 recognises STEM superstars

The title of Australian of the Year, Senior Australian of the Year and Local Hero of the Year for 2018 have gone to Prof. Michelle Simmons, Dr Graham Farquhar and teacher Eddie Woo respectively, for their work in quantum physics, biophysics and maths education.
Panel-Session Global Young Scientists Summit

Understanding the universe with neutrinos, black holes and physics

The Global Young Scientists Summit has seen a deluge of research revelations; from neutrinos holding the key to understanding the universe, to being in the midst of the Information Revolution. Don't miss all the great insights - follow us on Twitter for daily updates.

The kilogram gets a makeover

The kilogram is currently measured against the 'Big K': a platinum and iridium alloy that should weigh one kilo, but is degrading with time. Scientists aim to have new definition for the standard unit of mass before the year is out.
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New hope for coral reefs

Scientists have found new hope for our damaged coral reefs in transplanting lab-grown coral larvae to the ocean, like IVF for coral reefs.
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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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FrogID: Citizen science saves frogs

FrogID is the app that uses citizen science and user participation to map Australia's frog habitats. Help save the frogs by downloading the app today!
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Link in gut microbiome and cancer treatment

A recent study has found a link between our gut microbiome and getting a positive response to metastatic melanoma immunotherapy.
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Techfugees: Tech solves issues for asylum seekers

Who's the best person to help you fix a problem? The person it most affects is a good start. Techfugees brings tech whizzes and asylum seekers together to solve refugee issues.

4 science-backed ways to make the school holidays last longer

How to make time go slower: A woman's hand turns back the hands of a clock
If you feel like your holidays are skating by, here are 4 science-backed ways to make time go slower.

How a maths degree could lead you to a career with ASIO

A maths degree could lead to a career with the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), a government body that exists to protect Australians from serious threats to security.

Maths is behind everything you do online: here’s how

The internet is powered by algorithms, like a more sophisticated version of the equations you’ll learn in class. So, why don’t we think of maths like that?