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ViewFighting tiny microbes that have the potential to sink a ship

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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Fighting tiny microbes that have the potential to sink a ship

Most of us have seen corrosion, or rust, on metal that has been exposed to the elements, especially in coastal environments, and this can be a big and expensive problem to fix for ship owners and those who maintain port infrastructure.


ViewProfessor Paul Stoddart - Einstein A Go Go - 6 November 2011

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Monday, May 6, 2013

Professor Paul Stoddart - Einstein A Go Go - 6 November 2011 Dr Shane is joined in the studio by Dangermouse and Dr Alicia to discuss avian influenza and insect-eye cameras. Guests include Dr Paul Stoddart from the Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Science at Swinburne University of Technology

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By Mandy Thoo ( Swinburne magazine)

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Warning sign

Researchers at Swinburne are developing a leading-edge sensor that will help detect and diagnose cancers early, potentially saving many more lives.


ViewTool to detect early-stage tumours

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Monday, December 10, 2012

Tool to detect early-stage tumours

An optical-fibre sensor that will help detect and diagnose cancers early is being developed by researchers at Swinburne University of Technology


ViewTop Engineering Students awarded Prizes

By FEIS Marketing

Friday, June 1, 2012

Top Engineering Students awarded PrizesSwinburne's best engineering students were recognised at the annual Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Sciences Prize Giving Ceremony on June 1

ViewSmart Glasses: An Alternative to Bionic Eye

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Smart Glasses: An Alternative to Bionic EyeStar Trek's Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge wore a prosthetic trademark VISOR to help him 'see' much of the electromagnetic spectrum. Australian researchers, working on two different projects on opposite sides of the globe, are working to turn

ViewTaking a closer look at cancer

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Monday, September 12, 2011

Taking a closer look at cancer

Using a unique combination of biology and physics techniques, Swinburne researchers are improving our understanding of cancer on a microscopic scale, the research has shown why some cancerous cells respond to certain medical interventions.


ViewBionic eye hope from a touch of light

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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Bionic eye hope from a touch of light

People cannot see nanoparticles, but nanoparticles may one day help people to see. Microscopic gold nanoparticles fixed to optical nerves and assembled to respond to different laser light wavelengths could become the key to bionic vision


ViewBionic eye hope blends lasers and gold

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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Bionic eye hope blends lasers and goldA novel approach to restoring sight using a \'bionic eye\' is being investigated at Swinburne. The laser stimulation of optic nerves is the focus of this research to develop a vision prosthesis.

ViewNature holds the key - Biomedical Engineering Innovations

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Nature holds the key - Biomedical Engineering Innovations

Professor McArthur discusses how natural phenomenons can be replicated in science, and then used for medical and engineering applications


ViewOn the surface it is a love of engineering

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Sunday, March 1, 2009

On the surface it is a love of engineering

If it was not for a pottery subject in her final year of high school, Sally McArthur might never have become a biomedical engineer.