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Power of apps in preschool literacy

Australia is a diverse, multilingual country, with more than 200 languages spoken. However, fewer second-generation Australians speak their parents' mother tongues than in some other Western countries.

dateMay 19, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Nanotechnology used to make watch case

It's one thing to take a Swiss watch to Switzerland, quite another to impress the locals. Australian company Bausele recently did just that, thanks to some clever thinking at Flinders University in South ...

dateMay 06, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Australia—riding on the insect's back

As you may have spotted, the title of this article is a cheeky reference to the famous saying that Australia rides on the back of a particular woolly ruminant. The reference dates back to 1894, when the wool ...

dateMay 05, 2015 in Ecology
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New research to realise the sensor 'pipe dream'

Three new research projects funded by Australia's energy pipeline industry have been initiated at Deakin University. The projects aim to develop a world-first pipeline health monitoring system that will be ...

dateMay 04, 2015 in Engineering
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