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Meet the #yoga #innovator who is adapting an ancient practice for modern bodies
With so many possible uses to explore, the team can’t do it all themselves. For each application of this technology, there is a lot of work involved with following it through to the end product. Which is why David hopes more people will jump on board with the technology. Perth Researchers Developed the World's Smallest Microscope | Particle
The highlights of the #FameLab National Final 2017 | Particle FameLab Australia 2017 winner Nural Cokcetin
The highlights of #FameLab 2017 If you haven’t heard, FameLab is the world’s biggest #sciencecommunication competition. Produced by the British Council, FameLab celebrates research and achievement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
Nic Brunsdon – When Worlds Collide #Art vs #science. At first glance, distinct and disconnected, but do fundamental similarities exist to unite these opposing fields?
The Large Hadron Collider at CERN
#Professor Igor Bray - Head of #Physics and #Astronomy at #Curtin Uni
Eminent #Australian #physics professor at the forefront of his field #Curtin Uni’s Head of #Physics and #Astronomy is one of the world’s brightest minds in the field of #atomic and #molecular collision physics. Igor explains incredibly complicated calculations most people would find mind-boggling in everyday terms.
The closer you feel to your own #age, the less likely you’ll have a good time in bed. That’s what a 10-year #study on sex and ageing says.
Does your personality change when you #drink? A #study has shown that the way we see ourselves when drunk is different to how others see us. In fact, besides being a bit louder, they barely notice at all. A team of #psychologists observed and analysed the behaviour of 156 brave participants aged 21 to 30. Before the session, they were quizzed on what they thought their personality traits were when they were #drunk compared to when they were sober.
Could your next outfit save the environment or cotton production in Australia? Scientist, Gary Cass has developed Australia's newest sustainable fashion brand..
Could your next outfit save the #environment or cotton production in #Australia? #Scientist, Gary Cass has developed Australia's newest #sustainable fashion brand..
Jobs we love: location independent #lecturer Janet Keating is sitting at her #laptop, marking #student essays. Nearby, a friend is having a nap in a hammock, while a monkey tries to steal someone’s lunch.
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (#DMD) is a muscle-wasting #disease that affects one in every 3500 boys around the world. It is a genetic disease that boys inherit from their mother. Girls can inherit the gene as a carrier and may display mild symptoms, but nothing as debilitating as a boy’s experience. Boys are usually wheelchair bound by their early teens. It was once thought incurable. But today, trials of a #WA-developed drug are under way in America with promising results.