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Study finds evidence that giant meteorite impacts created the continents

Curtin research has provided the strongest evidence yet that Earth’s continents were formed by giant meteorite impacts that were prevalent during the first billion years or so of the planet’s history.

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Study finds evidence that giant meteorite impacts created the continents
Earth’s ancient water cycle was key to making continents, study shows

Wednesday 27 Jul 2022By 286333f

Earth’s ancient water cycle was key to making continents, study shows

A new Curtin University study has found that water was transported much deeper in the early Earth than previously thought, shedding new light on how the continents were originally formed.

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Supervolcano study finds CO2 emissions key to avoiding climate disasters

Tuesday 26 Jul 2022By 286333f

Supervolcano study finds CO2 emissions key to avoiding climate disasters

The speed and volume of carbon dioxide emitted from supervolcanoes controlled the severity of past environmental crises on Earth, a new international Curtin-led study has found.

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Whole-of-sector collaboration to tackle challenges facing WA agriculture

Friday 22 Jul 2022By Lucien Wilkinson

Whole-of-sector collaboration to tackle challenges facing WA agriculture

Curtin University is part of a new agricultural science collaboration aimed at boosting Western Australia’s agricultural research and development capabilities.

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Study confirms ED cases spike after Australian bushfires

Wednesday 20 Jul 2022By 286333f

Study confirms ED cases spike after Australian bushfires

New research has – for the first time – found a direct link between people’s exposure to bushfire smoke and visits to Perth’s metropolitan emergency departments within days.

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Dashboard data to innovate freight

Tuesday 12 Jul 2022By Karen Green

Dashboard data to innovate freight

Freight delays have been frustrating consumers all over Australia. Now, Curtin researchers are collaborating with industry to help ease the problem, with data sharing and blockchain tech.

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New scientific approach drives people to take control of therapy sessions

Tuesday 12 Jul 2022By 286333f

New scientific approach drives people to take control of therapy sessions

A new universal approach to mental health issues has been developed, used across outpatient clinics, inpatient wards, and high schools, and will be researched by a Curtin-led international…

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New drilling fluid technology advancing mineral exploration

Wednesday 06 Jul 2022By Lucien Wilkinson

New drilling fluid technology advancing mineral exploration

Researchers at Curtin have developed new technology for the rapid cleaning and re-use of drilling fluids, paving the way toward more efficient and environmentally-friendly mineral exploration.

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Lasers light the way to discovery of ancient crust beneath WA

Monday 04 Jul 2022By Lucien Wilkinson

Lasers light the way to discovery of ancient crust beneath WA

By firing lasers finer than a human hair at tiny grains of a mineral extracted from beach sand, Curtin researchers have found evidence of an almost four billion-year-old piece of the Earth’s…

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From mission sites to healing centres

Thursday 30 Jun 2022By Zoe Taylor

From mission sites to healing centres

“Missions Connect is the first immersive technological tool of its kind in Australia to be used for truth-telling, healing and reconciliation.”

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