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Digital agriculture research station to help futureproof farms

11 November, 2019

Drones, remote monitoring and advanced data analytics will provide scientists with apparently unprecedented accuracy in studying crops and farming systems.


Two-legged robot mimics human balance while running and jumping

08 November, 2019

MIT is researching a new control system that may enable humanoid robots to do heavy lifting and other physically demanding tasks.


Biomaterials herald new chapter in Australian auto manufacturing

01 November, 2019

Research into sustainable composite materials is contributing to the development of Australian-made electric vehicles.


In-situ groundwater monitoring system developed by CSIRO

29 October, 2019

A groundwater sensor system developed by CSIRO will make environmental monitoring faster, more reliable and less labour-intensive for the resources industry.


Pilot plant to produce high-purity alumina for batteries and LEDs

25 October, 2019

Australian researchers, along with mining company Lava Blue and the IMCRC, will set up a pilot plant to transform kaolin clay into high-purity alumina.


Businesses to benefit from Australia's first flow chemistry lab

21 October, 2019

Lab to assist small businesses to enter and innovate industries like hydrogen energy, pharmaceuticals and agriculture.


Virgin plans to make hyperloop the most energy-efficient transport

07 October, 2019

Virgin claims its hyperloop system will be up to 10 times more energy-efficient than an aircraft.


Researchers testing 5G for self-driving vehicles

27 September, 2019

The future of self-driving vehicles enabled by the latest high-speed 5G mobile technology is to be investigated by the University of Warwick.


Dynamic energy management system for SMBs

27 September, 2019

Researchers have now made it possible to design industrial processes in small and medium-sized businesses to be demand-responsive.


Tracking down polluters

18 September, 2019

Fraunhofer researchers develop technology to bolster wastewater protection efforts.


Partnership to accelerate digitisation of the energy resources sector

17 September, 2019

Innovation Central Perth and NERA (National Energy Resource Australia) have announced a new partnership to benefit the energy resources sector.


Piotrek and CSIRO to make lithium batteries for global market

13 September, 2019

Australian-developed battery technologies commercialised globally within the next five years.


New institute to assist with Australia's online security

10 September, 2019

Edith Cowan University is launching a new research institute to take advantage of its expertise in cybersecurity, computer science and digital citizenship.


Virtual library gets straight to the core

06 September, 2019 by Emily Lehmann, Jane Nicholls, CSIRO

One of the big challenges in mineral exploration is in identifying sites to target. A new virtual core library should help reduce drilling costs for explorers.


ASA and FrontierSI collaborate to drive growth for space industry

02 September, 2019

The Australian Space Agency is to collaborate with FrontierSI, a not-for-profit company that offers expertise in various space application technologies.


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