Are dingoes the top dog in the Australian bush and do they have a role in protecting our native biodiversity against the impacts of feral cats?
The temperature-controlled alignment of tiny crystals could help harness their collective properties for nanotechnology
The unique magnetic properties of cobalt phosphide nanowires stand them in good stead as future components of high-performance devices. Unlike bulk materials, these ultrasmall elongated crystals consist of single-domain structures ...
Glucosamine rings turn star-shaped fluorescent dyes into powerful probes for imaging cancer cells in three dimensions
(Phys.org)—Early detection of soft-tissue diseases, such as breast cancer, typically requires invasive biopsies. Now, a new self-assembled nanoparticle developed by Bin Liu at the A*STAR Institute of Materials Research ...
Companies to provide city-wide wireless Internet access by turning private homes into public Wi-Fi hotspots
Alcatel-Lucent, and the Dutch cable operator Ziggo are conducting a trial of an innovative technique to turn private homes into public Wi-Fi hotspots in order to provide wireless broadband access to Ziggo's customers.
'One-pot' industrial process for manufacturing high yields of artificial sweetener under mild conditions successful
Most industrial manufacturing processes involve the use of many different reagents across multiple reactors—an approach that is costly, laborious, time-consuming and environmentally unfriendly. 'One-pot' processes, in contrast, ...
(Phys.org)—Farmers around the world are a step closer to eliminating the chemical spraying of field peas for the destructive pea weevil, thanks to research by agricultural scientists from The University of Western Australia.
Red gold, green gold – a ground-breaking initiative has found a way of changing the colour of the world's most iconic precious metal.
Having relations around to help look after the kids lets mothers ease off and save energy for the next lot, a study of Australian cooperative birds shows.