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Nanodiamonds could hold key to cool clothing

Researchers from RMIT University are using nanodiamonds to create smart textiles that can cool people down faster.

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From left to right: Research supervisor and RMIT Senior lecturer Dr Xin Wang, Lead researcher and RMIT research assistant Dr Aisha Rehman and Project leader and RMIT Senior Lecturer Dr Shadi Houshyar. Aisha is holding pink cotton that’s been treated with nanodiamonds. Everyone is wearing white lab coats and protective goggles.

Rapid test for common infection could save thousands of newborn lives

A new test, similar to COVID-19 rapid antigen tests, could detect a common infection in expecting mothers within minutes, potentially saving the lives of 150,000 newborns around the world every year.

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From left to right: Research supervisor and RMIT Senior lecturer Dr Xin Wang, Lead researcher and RMIT research assistant Dr Aisha Rehman and Project leader and RMIT Senior Lecturer Dr Shadi Houshyar. Aisha is holding pink cotton that’s been treated with nanodiamonds. Everyone is wearing white lab coats and protective goggles.

Nanodiamonds could hold key to cool clothing

Researchers from RMIT University are using nanodiamonds to create smart textiles that can cool people down faster.

Read the story

news-strepsure-team-1220px.jpg

Rapid test for common infection could save thousands of newborn lives

A new test, similar to COVID-19 rapid antigen tests, could detect a common infection in expecting mothers within minutes, potentially saving the lives of 150,000 newborns around the world every year.

Read the story

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