Magnetic material mops up microplastics in water
Researchers at RMIT University have found an innovative way to rapidly remove hazardous microplastics from water using magnets.
Sound waves power new advances in drug delivery and smart materials
Researchers have revealed how high-frequency sound waves can be used to build new materials, make smart nanoparticles and even deliver drugs to the lungs for painless, needle-free vaccinations.
How to harness the power of biosolids to make hydrogen
Researchers have used biosolids to produce hydrogen from wastewater, in new technology that supports the comprehensive recycling of one of humanity’s unlimited resources – sewage.
Australia listened to the science on coronavirus. Imagine if we did the same for coal mining
Australia’s relative success in stopping the spread of COVID-19 is largely due to governments taking expert advice on a complex problem. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said of decisions on projects that threaten the environment – most notably, Adani’s Carmichael coal mine.