Can I trust this map? 4 questions to ask when you see a map of the coronavirus pandemic
Maps shape our understanding of world events like the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's how to make sure they don't mislead you.
Students engage with industry while remote learning
With work-integrated learning placements going virtual, students, staff and industry partners have rapidly adjusted to different ways of working.
Can’t concentrate at work? This AI system knows why
Computer scientists have developed a way to measure staff comfort and concentration in flexible working spaces using artificial intelligence.
Muscle tech: Sleep apnea therapeutic showcased at global biotech event
A world-first therapeutic for treating sleep apnea and a range of other weak muscle conditions will be unveiled this month at global biotech innovation event, BIO Digital.
Dry lakes and rivers release more CO2 than thought
A major study spanning six continents reveals that greenhouse gas emissions from dry inland waterways have been significantly underestimated.
The bar necessities: 5 ways to understand coronavirus graphs
Wrapping your head around the scale of a global pandemic is not easy. To help understand the COVID-19 data, experts from RMIT look at five commonly used methods and explain the pros and cons of each.
Industry partnership to improve tuna health and grow aquaculture
RMIT researchers are working with Australia’s tuna industry to develop a novel diagnostic testing technique for application on water, to assist tuna farmers to make informed decisions about managing the health of their stock.
Kids rice snacks in Australia contain arsenic above EU guidelines: study
Rice snacks for kids found in Australian supermarkets contain arsenic at levels above European safety guidelines, a new study shows.
Bacteria shredding tech to fight drug-resistant superbugs
Researchers have used liquid metals to develop new bacteria-destroying technology that could be the answer to the deadly problem of antibiotic resistance.
Floral foam adds to microplastic pollution problem: study
As the cut flower industry hits one of its busiest periods, new RMIT research has shown that the water-absorbing green floral foam used by florists is contributing to the world’s microplastic problem.
Weaving quantum processors out of laser light
Researchers open a new avenue to quantum computing with a breakthrough prototype: a large-scale quantum processor made entirely of light.
How GPS now helps us forecast rain more accurately
Scientists are using GPS signals to measure air moisture for better weather predictions.