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Researcher Combines Nature To Nurture ‘Superhuman’ Navigation
2014-10-02 03:18:34

Computer modelling of the human eye, the brain of a rat and a robot could revolutionize advances in neuroscience and new technology, says a QUT leading robotics researcher.

2014-07-01 11:51:03

Friends may be the key to stopping their mates drink walking, a risky behaviour that kills on average two Australians every week.

Weird Lunar Soil Behaviour Explained With Nanoparticles Found In Moon Glass Bubbles
2012-06-13 15:48:29

A stunning discovery by QUT soil scientist Marek Zbik of nano particles inside bubbles of glass in lunar soil could solve the mystery of why the moon's surface topsoil has many unusual properties.

2012-05-10 13:48:58

With high UV levels continuing in Queensland this autumn, young people are at risk of suffering the worst skin damage they will receive during their lifetime, research from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has found.

2012-04-04 03:16:49

Dr Martin Castillo from Queensland University of Technology's (QUT) Science and Engineering Faculty, and researcher for the university's micro-gravity drop tower, has partnered with the United States Air Force to fund world-first research into the development of ZBLAN glass.

2012-03-21 14:09:02

Plants have long been known as the lungs of the earth, but a new finding has found they may also play a role in electrifying the atmosphere.

2012-02-16 14:39:47

Ditching satellites and complex, powerful computers and opting for camera technology inspired by small mammals may be the future of navigation systems.

2012-02-10 15:07:48

What do Gai Waterhouse and Anthony Cummings have in common with Queen Elizabeth II?

2012-01-11 10:06:44

Social media sites Twitter and Facebook played a key role in disseminating information during the 2011 Queensland floods.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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