A promising leap towards computers with light-speed capabilities
Scientists have created a reprogrammable light-based processor, a world-first, that they say could usher in a new era of quantum computing and communication.
ASX 200 companies lack transparency on sustainable sourcing practices
Just 11% of the ASX 200 listed companies comprehensively disclosed how sustainable their sourcing practices were in 2022, according to a new index that could help Australians make more informed purchasing and investment decisions.
Radio waves can tune up bacteria to become life-saving medicines
Scientists from Australia and the United States have found a new way to alter the DNA of bacterial cells – a process used to make many vital medicines including insulin – much more efficiently than standard industry techniques.
Social Equity Research Centre launches at RMIT
A new research centre dedicated to advancing social equity outcomes has opened at RMIT.
Links between parental smoking and childhood obesity transcends socio-economic boundaries
A study into parental smoking and childhood obesity has challenged previous notions by revealing that the links between the two are not confined to a specific socio-economic group.
3D printed titanium structure shows supernatural strength
A 3D printed ‘metamaterial’ boasting levels of strength for weight not normally seen in nature or manufacturing could change how we make everything from medical implants to aircraft or rocket parts.
RMIT experiment on-board Swedish rocket launch
A new type of electromagnetic shield designed and manufactured at RMIT will be launched into space next week.
New water batteries stay cool under pressure
A global team of researchers and industry collaborators led by RMIT University has invented recyclable ‘water batteries’ that won’t catch fire or explode.
A skilled hand and a cultivated mind: taking physio to the next level
RMIT University has launched its new Master of Physiotherapy Degree, a two-year graduate entry to professional practice degree.
Leidos aviation scholarship takes off with RMIT Aviation Academy
Leidos Australia and RMIT University have launched a new aviation scholarship that will support budding pilots to complete their studies and commence their flying career.
Regional bank closures are further disadvantaging remote First Nations communities: report
An RMIT-led report has found remote First Nations communities are particularly disadvantaged by local bank closures due to the lack of affordable and reliable internet.
Nanodiamonds could hold key to cool clothing
Researchers from RMIT University are using nanodiamonds to create smart textiles that can cool people down faster.