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New 3D-printed industry technology tested at Curtin Malaysia’s pilot plant

New 3D-printed structured packing technology that offers cleaner and more efficient gas separation and chemical processing across various industries will be tested at Curtin Malaysia’s pilot plant.

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New 3D-printed industry technology tested at Curtin Malaysia’s pilot plant
Sibling’s likelihood of autism diagnosis impacted by age gap, study finds

Wednesday 25 Aug 2021By Yasmine Phillips

Sibling’s likelihood of autism diagnosis impacted by age gap, study finds

Mothers of children with autism who delayed their subsequent pregnancy by 2.5 to three years reduced the likelihood of their next child also being diagnosed on the spectrum, new research shows.…

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Volcanic surge narrowed seas during ancient global warming event, study finds

Tuesday 24 Aug 2021By Lucien Wilkinson

Volcanic surge narrowed seas during ancient global warming event, study finds

Curtin research found a surge in volcanic activity 56 million years ago not only triggered a big global warming event but also altered the shape of the Earth’s continents and restricted oceanic…

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Re-thinking our global response to humanitarian crises

Monday 23 Aug 2021By Anne Griffin-Appadoo

Re-thinking our global response to humanitarian crises

In countries like Myanmar, millions have fled war, violence and persecution. But what power, if any, do our global legal institutions have to enact change?

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Cryptocurrency: financial revolution or flash in the pan?

Friday 20 Aug 2021By Bree Smolinski

Cryptocurrency: financial revolution or flash in the pan?

Curtin’s Associate Professor Vidy Potdar and Professor Saurav Dutta explain the reasons behind the rollercoaster-like popularity of cryptocurrency.

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Curtin students named among best and brightest at Premier’s awards

Tuesday 17 Aug 2021By Yasmine Phillips

Curtin students named among best and brightest at Premier’s awards

Two outstanding Curtin University students and a leading science outreach program for children have been crowned winners at the 2021 Premier’s Science Awards.

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Next steps for digital agriculture in Australia

Monday 16 Aug 2021By Anne Griffin-Appadoo

Next steps for digital agriculture in Australia

In the billion-dollar Australian agribusiness industry, important innovations in digital agriculture have not yet been widely adopted.

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Six Curtin researchers awarded prestigious Future Fellowships

Wednesday 11 Aug 2021By Yasmine Phillips

Six Curtin researchers awarded prestigious Future Fellowships

Six leading Curtin University researchers have been awarded prestigious Future Fellowships by the Federal Government to carry out research of national and international importance.

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Study discovers unique new insect-killing tobacco plant in WA’s Gascoyne

Wednesday 11 Aug 2021By Lucien Wilkinson

Study discovers unique new insect-killing tobacco plant in WA’s Gascoyne

Curtin University researchers have identified seven new species of wild tobacco growing in Western Australia and the Northern Territory, including the first of this plant type found to kill…

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Invisible barrier breakthrough a boon for electronics, artwork and more

Tuesday 10 Aug 2021By Lucien Wilkinson

Invisible barrier breakthrough a boon for electronics, artwork and more

Curtin University researchers have found applying a thin invisible layer of graphene oxide to silicon forms an impermeable protective barrier, which could be used for many purposes.

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