News tagged with fibre

A radical re-invention for the Internet

Remember the days when downloading one song could take 30 minutes and over 28 hours to download a movie? This, of course, was before the introduction of broadband which revolutionised Internet use. Now, broadband ...

Apr 24, 2013 3.8 / 5 (4) 0

Orange flour for gluten-free bread

During the processing of fruit and vegetables one third is discarded as 'waste'. The waste or by-product can be described as the core, pips and peel of the fruit or vegetable. This waste can be costly for ...

Mar 11, 2013 5 / 5 (3) 1

Sweet news for stem cell's 'Holy Grail'

(Phys.org)—Scientists have used sugar-coated scaffolding to move a step closer to the routine use of stem cells in the clinic and unlock their huge potential to cure diseases from Alzheimer's to diabetes.

Feb 26, 2013 5 / 5 (7) 0 | with audio podcast

Tool to detect early-stage tumours

An optical-fibre sensor that will help detect and diagnose cancers early is being developed by researchers at Swinburne University of Technology. Cancer remains a leading cause of death worldwide, with half of the nation's men - ...

Dec 10, 2012 not rated yet 0