Fossil discovery offers new insights into global evolution of land plants
A 400-million-year-old fossil discovered in Victoria and described by RMIT researchers sheds new light on the early evolution of land plants.
How to make roads with recycled waste, and pave the way to a circular economy
Government procurement policies are the key to reducing Australia’s mountain of construction waste.
Boeing and RMIT partner to build space manufacturing capability
Australian space manufacturing will take a giant leap thanks to Boeing’s expertise in space product development and RMIT’s world-leading research in advanced manufacturing.
Next gen 3D printed catalysts to propel hypersonic flight
Ultra-efficient 3D printed catalysts could help solve the challenge of overheating in hypersonic aircraft and offer a revolutionary solution to thermal management across countless industries.
Mini radar could scan the Moon for water and habitable tunnels
A miniature device that scans deep below ground is being developed to identify ice deposits and hollow lava tubes on the Moon for possible human settlement.
Biosolids resource management centre launches at RMIT
Training the next generation of biosolids researchers is a key focus of a new centre to transform the management of Australia’s biosolids resource, launched this week at RMIT University.
Leading aerospace engineer to lead RMIT’s new Space Industry Hub
Professor Brian Falzon has been appointed Director of RMIT’s Space Industry Hub in Melbourne.
Advanced care: Smart wound dressings with built-in healing sensors
Researchers have developed smart wound dressings with built-in nanosensors that glow to alert patients when a wound is not healing properly.
Space Industry Hub set to launch Victorian expertise into global markets
A new Space Industry Hub at RMIT will connect local business and research to global opportunities in space technology.
How a Vietnamese raw pork snack could help us keep food fresh, naturally
A traditional Vietnamese meat snack could hold the key to developing a safe and natural food preservative, addressing the twin global problems of food waste and food-borne illnesses.
NASA is returning to Venus, where surface temperatures are 470°C. Will it find life when it gets there?
Venus wouldn't attract much attention if it were outside our solar system. Its skies are filled with sulphuric acid, its land abounds with extinct volcanoes and its surface is mostly red hot lava.
When passion for science shared between generations leads to a home away from home
Like groups of elements on the periodic table, chemistry runs in the family for Exciton Science's Dr Nastaran Meftahi.