Nano-thin piezoelectrics advance self-powered electronics
A new type of ultra-efficient, nano-thin material could advance self-powered electronics, wearable technologies and even deliver pacemakers powered by heart beats.
Bio-inspired: How lobsters can help make stronger 3D printed concrete
New research shows that patterns inspired by lobster shells can make 3D printed concrete stronger, to support more complex and creative architectural structures.
Soft plastic packaging recycled into sustainable concrete
RMIT research has helped create concrete made with soft plastic in a redeveloped carpark – the first time the circular-economy technology has been used in an Australian commercial project.
The Future is Landscape: report
A new report on the Future is Landscape highlights the importance of our cities’ living structure and the role that open space systems play in people’s health, as well as the living systems of water, vegetation, birds, animals and insects.