Lab-on-a-chip drives search for new drugs to prevent blood clots
A tiny lab the size of a postage stamp could be the next big thing in the search for safer anti-clotting drugs to prevent heart attacks and strokes.
Researchers look to the skies for stroke response breakthrough
How do you put a 500kg CT machine in an Air Ambulance helicopter or fixed wing plane? That’s the challenge researchers face in a bid to transform access to emergency stroke treatment.
DIY balloon pump takes research to the people
A simple pressure pump, made from balloons and nylon stockings, means more people in more places will be able to test water contaminants and blood samples.
Electronic chip mimics the brain to make memories in a flash
Engineers have mimicked the human brain with an electronic chip that uses light to create and modify memories.
Imaging tech advances chronic wound care
Researchers are working with not-for-profit health and aged care provider Bolton Clarke on a clinical trial of imaging technology to improve chronic wound care.
3D-printed spine disc ‘has given me my whole world back’
An industry collaboration between surgeons and engineers has been recognised for its life-changing impact.
Kate among engineering industry’s best and brightest
Biomedical engineer Associate Professor Kate Fox has been named on Engineers Australia’s prestigious top 30 most innovative engineers list.
Industry applauds RMIT’s electronic engineering innovation
PhD candidate Shruti Nirantar has been named one of Australia’s top 30 most innovative engineers by Engineers Australia.
Life beyond the lab: three reasons to choose STEM
With science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) skills in growing demand, today’s graduates are enjoying a growing choice of careers across a range of industries.
Uber in the air: flying taxi trials may lead to passenger service by 2023
Uber Air will start test flights of its aerial taxi service in 2020, and move to commercial operations by 2023, the ABC reported today.
Making defence research partnerships work
Becoming an industry partner of choice requires several key ingredients, writes RMIT aerospace and defence research centre director Professor Michelle Gee.
Building next gen smart materials with the power of sound
Researchers have used sound waves to precisely manipulate atoms and molecules, accelerating the sustainable production of breakthrough smart materials.