Can robots write? Machine learning produces dazzling results, but some assembly is still required
Text generators like GPT-3 can produce remarkably convincing writing, but they can't do away with human supervision just yet.
Insect wings inspire new ways to fight superbugs
Scientists have revealed how nanomaterials inspired by insect wings are able to destroy bacteria on contact.
Nine ways our researchers are breaking new ground in science and tech
From space suits to smart patches, pioneering advances in science and technology by RMIT researchers reveal the power of collaboration and imagination.
Glass blowing inspires new class of quantum sensors
A glass artist’s work with diamonds has opened the door to a new class of quantum sensors able to monitor changes in magnetic fields, with implications for mining and underwater monitoring.
Malaria discovery could expedite antiviral treatment for COVID-19
New research into malaria suggests targeting enzymes from the human host, rather than from the pathogen itself, could offer effective treatment for a range of infectious diseases, including COVID-19.
Fabrication advance: spray-on clear coatings for cheaper smart windows
A simple method for making clear coatings that can block heat and conduct electricity could radically cut the cost of energy-saving smart windows and heat-repelling glass.
New courses to prepare Melburnians for in-demand tech jobs
RMIT and the Institute of Data have joined forces to develop new Data Science and Artificial Intelligence training programs to help Melburnians tackle the toughest jobs market in a generation.
New study explains ‘miracle’ of how the Warsaw Ghetto beat Typhus
Modelling of Typhus infections in the Warsaw Ghetto during WWII reveals how public health interventions eradicated the disease.
Global 3D printing partnership to boost local manufacturing
RMIT University is partnering with Europe’s leading 3D printing institute to support the transformation of Australian manufacturing.
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.