Archive: 10/12/2013

Capturing tree data with free smartphone app

Murdoch University researchers have helped develop a new smartphone application that will allow the public to record incidences of marri canker and Quambalaria shoot blight (QSB) from Geraldton to Albany.

dateDec 10, 2013 in Ecology
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Multimodal nonlinear imaging in the biomedical sciences

Multimodal nonlinear microscopy has matured to a key imaging modalities in life science and biomedicine. It offers label-free visualization of tissue structure and chemical composition, high depth penetration, intrinsic 3D ...

dateDec 10, 2013 in Other
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Reducing patient ER wait times mathematically

A new mathematical finding by an international research team provides the health care system with a more balanced approach to how patients are selected for treatment, which will consequently decrease wait times. Led by Western's ...

dateDec 10, 2013 in Mathematics
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Biomechanics of skilled cricket batsmen

Though the discovery might have come too late to help Australia win this week's Second Test match, a team of scientists from Down Under has revealed what techniques give skilled batsmen an edge over their less able teammates ...

dateDec 10, 2013 in Other
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Bringing clean water to developing nations

"It's been a long, hard slog," says Susan Murcott, a senior lecturer in MIT's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, describing her efforts to disseminate water-filtration systems to some three million people ...

dateDec 10, 2013 in Engineering
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