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Drones and artificial intelligence aid hunt for fallen meteorite in outback WA

Curtin researchers have recovered a freshly fallen meteorite after pinpointing its exact location on the vast Nullarbor Plain in Western Australia, with a new technique that uses a drone and AI.

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Drones and artificial intelligence aid hunt for fallen meteorite in outback WA
Black holes and helium the focus for Forrest Research Foundation scholars

Thursday 10 Mar 2022By Lucien Wilkinson

Black holes and helium the focus for Forrest Research Foundation scholars

Two Curtin University PhD students have been named prestigious Forrest Research Foundation Scholars.

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University-wide accessibility enhances experiences for students with disability

Wednesday 09 Mar 2022By Lucien Wilkinson

University-wide accessibility enhances experiences for students with disability

New research has shown a universal approach to accessible facilities, course delivery, and disability awareness will enhance participation and success for university students with disability.

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A flash future of X-ray technology could come from a digital camera

Wednesday 02 Mar 2022By 286333f

A flash future of X-ray technology could come from a digital camera

A Curtin University researcher will work with an international team to develop a new technology that will aim to take x-rays using a standard digital camera.

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JobSeeker and Commonwealth Rent Assistance reform urgently needed to lift up to 1 million Australians out of severe poverty

Wednesday 02 Mar 2022By Lucien Wilkinson

JobSeeker and Commonwealth Rent Assistance reform urgently needed to lift up to 1 million Australians out of severe poverty

The ‘Behind the Line: Poverty and disadvantage in Australia 2022’ report has revealed the COVID-19 pandemic has forced housing costs to unmanageable levels.

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Funding boost for footy fans’ healthy habits program

Wednesday 02 Mar 2022By 286333f

Funding boost for footy fans’ healthy habits program

A Curtin-led men’s health program, Aussie Fans in Training, which uses a passion for AFL to keep men active and engaged, will now be able to expand thanks to a $1 million dollar funding…

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New technique unlocks ancient history of Earth from grains of sand

Tuesday 01 Mar 2022By Lucien Wilkinson

New technique unlocks ancient history of Earth from grains of sand

Curtin researchers have developed a new technique by studying the age of ancient grains of sand from beaches, rivers and rocks from around the world to reveal the Earth’s hidden geological…

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Curtin study finds eDNA “game-changer” to help protect native animals

Monday 28 Feb 2022By 286333f

Curtin study finds eDNA “game-changer” to help protect native animals

Curtin researchers have identified a “game-changing” way of protecting native animals using sophisticated DNA technology.

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Rebooting Evolution

Friday 25 Feb 2022By Lucien Wilkinson

Rebooting Evolution

The building blocks of life-saving therapeutics could be developed in days instead of years thanks to new software that simulates evolution.

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Diet, malaria and substance use linked to Pacific preterm births

Wednesday 23 Feb 2022By 286333f

Diet, malaria and substance use linked to Pacific preterm births

A new Curtin study has found diet, malaria, substance use and a lack of antenatal care services are linked to one in 10 babies in the Pacific Island region being born preterm and of low birth…

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