Government backs RMIT researcher’s sustainable architecture vision
Professor Mike Xie has been awarded one of Australia’s most prestigious competitive grants to expand his research into sustainable, free-form architecture.
Circular economy plan neglects corporate buy-in at its peril
Sustainability experts say the Victorian government’s circular economy strategy will sink if not opened up to business and innovation sectors as an economic development plan, rather than a narrowly-defined waste management issue.
More targeted, less toxic: the golden future of cancer treatment
Researchers have engineered gold-based molecules that target cancer cells and leave healthy cells unharmed, in a critical step towards precision cancer drugs with fewer toxic side effects.
Exhibition brings wilderness ambiance to the city
The exhibition, opening this week at the Yarra Sculpture Gallery, explores how the sounds of the wilderness can transform our urban environments and the wellbeing of their inhabitants.