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  1. 12 September 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Part human, part robot: The future of medical implantables

    Research is constantly expanding what implantable medical electronic devices can do. A University of Melbourne expert looks at where we're heading.

  2. 12 January 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    The stent tech-race against heart attack

    From dissolving materials to nanoscience, a technology race is underway to make coronary stents failure-proof because stent failure often means a heart attack.

  3. 12 September 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Putting cells through their paces

    Scientists are putting human cells through micro-obstacle courses designed to replicate the mechanics inside our bodies and better test drug effectiveness.

  4. 17 February 2016 - Under the Microscope

    At the forefront of the robotic revolution

    At just 35, Dr Thomas Oxley has led the development of a new implantable device, with profound potential in medicine and thought-controlled technology

  5. 16 February 2016 - Science Matters

    Found: The little surprise in leafy greens

    Scientists have solved a 50-year mystery after discovering an enzyme that allows 'good' gut bacteria to feed off the sugar in leafy green vegetables.

  6. 9 February 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Next-Gen technologies: All in our minds

    As we move from the information era to the robotic era, thought-controlled technologies have far-reaching potential for how we live our lives.

  7. 29 November 2015 - Go Figure

    Shampoo and conditioner – it’s all froth and bubble

    Advertisements for shampoo and conditioner promise the earth, but do they really do the job once you're standing in the shower?

  8. 7 October 2015 - Health & Wellbeing

    Stepping into the future

    Researchers at the Royal Melbourne Hospital are using state-of-the-art technology to reduce recovery time for stroke and early diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis.