Scientists supercharge search for key ingredient of next-gen lithium batteries
Scientists in Melbourne have used supercomputers to speed up the search for a key ingredient in the next generation of lithium-metal batteries, which could potentially increase storage capacity by 10-fold compared with today’s technology.
Mysterious diamonds came from outer space, scientists say
Strange diamonds from an ancient dwarf planet in our solar system may have formed shortly after the dwarf planet collided with a large asteroid about 4.5 billion years ago, according to scientists.
Indigenous researcher paves road to success with PPE innovation
Shannon Kilmartin-Lynch, a proud Taungurung man from Mansfield in Victoria, is a driving force behind an innovation to use disposable personal protective equipment (PPE) to make concrete stronger.
Victorian Government funding accelerates new approaches to vaccine development for ovarian cancer
Research working towards the development of vaccines that can stop ovarian cancer coming back has been bolstered through new Victorian Government funding.
PPE can be recycled to make stronger concrete
Engineers at RMIT University have developed a method to use disposable personal protective equipment (PPE) to make concrete stronger, providing an innovative way to significantly reduce pandemic-generated waste.
Concrete using recycled tyre rubber hits the road to a circular economy
Engineers have managed to replace 100% of conventional aggregates in concrete – such as gravel and crushed rock – with rubber from discarded tyres that meets building codes, promising a boost for the circular economy.
RMIT University to lead €15.7 million Australia-France doctoral training network
In a significant win for global research training, Australian and French academic ties are set to strengthen with today’s announcement of the Australia France Network of Doctoral Excellence (AUFRANDE).
Take the burn out of sunscreen testing: experts
Exposing humans to ultraviolet radiation to test sunscreen effectiveness should be phased out, according to scientists and cancer experts.