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UNLOCKING THE CAPACITY OF OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS
Optical fibres underpin global data communication infrastructure, but what are their fundamental capacity?
A SHALE GAS REVOLUTION IN AUSTRALIA?
If Australia wants its own shale gas revolution, what needs to happen?
What would it take for Australia to develop a nuclear-powered submarine capability?
Using icons and other graphics to open up the whole world to citizen science.
WHEN PHONES SING TO EACH OTHER.
Chirp enables data sharing with sound.
Miniaturisation reveals the best drug for the job.
Memory of the future
A new silicon oxide ReRAM chip is 100 times faster than standard Flash memory and uses 1,000th of the energy.
BUILDING AGAINST TERRORISM.
How can a building be designed to withstand a terrorist attack, without becoming a fortress?
Examining the internal workings of fuel cells and batteries.
Growing cells over a scaffold of tissue could transform regenerative medicine.
WHEN IS ALZHEIMER’S NOT ALZHEIMER’S?
How advances in medical imagery can help correctly diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease earlier.
Oyster gives up pearls
How studying millions of Oyster Card journeys reveals London’s ‘polycentres’
Water – friend or enemy?
Water is vital for life, but it also can be a very efficient transmitter of disease...
The battle against cancer hots up
Focusing heat to destroy tumours.
Where did that tumour go?
We need to not just destroy a tumour, but understand how we did it.
The bionic man and woman.
Artificial implants to mimic functions of the human body are no longer science fiction.
Realistic representation of human skin is at the frontier of computer animation design.
Child sex trafficking.
How to combat the on-street grooming of children.
The Wonders of Left-Handed Proteins.
How using organic life forms can double the efficiency of manufacturing life-changing drugs.
The degree to which nuclear can be a viable alternative energy will be greatly affected by innovations in reprocessing nuclear waste.
On your marks…
How cutting-edge sensory technology is giving UK athletes a vital edge.
Predicting how a ship will react to damage will be invaluable in saving it.
Traversing this Mozambique swamp and uniting a community.
See the light.
Why lasers are the future for the silicon chip.
Incontinence: an engineering problem.
How innovation in incontinence pad design helped millions.
Europe’s air traffic is on a collision course.
The football violence you don’t see.
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