Australian National University

Research effort to develop drought-proof crops

International research led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found how plants, such as rice and wheat, sense and respond to extreme drought stress, in a breakthrough that could lead to the development of next-generation ...

dateJul 19, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Breakthrough in powering wireless sensors

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) are a step closer to harvesting renewable or ambient energy from mobile phone base stations to power battery-operated wireless sensors used in industries including health ...

dateJul 13, 2016 in Engineering
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A little impurity makes nanolasers shine

Scientists at ANU (The Australian National University) have improved the performance of tiny lasers by adding impurities, in a discovery which will be central to the development of low-cost biomedical sensors, quantum computing, ...

dateJul 05, 2016 in Nanophysics
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