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2014-03-04 08:38:01

QuintessenceLabs, the leader in quantum security technology, honored by the Australian Information Industry Association as Australia's most innovative small company. NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QuintessenceLabs, the leader in quantum security technology, was named by the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) as Australia's most innovative small company at an event held February 28 in Sydney. The prestigious recognition resulted from a comprehensive national...

2011-01-19 23:15:07

Australian scientists using new image and cell technologies have for the first time caught malaria parasites in the act of invading red blood cells. The researchers, from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne, Australia, and the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), achieved this long-held aim using a combination of electron, light and super resolution microscopy, a technology platform new to Australia. The detailed look at what occurs as the parasite burrows through the walls of...

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2010-07-16 09:15:00

Microorganisms display a behavior characteristic of larger animals New research indicates that the interactions of microscopic organisms around a particular organic material may alter the chemical properties of the ocean and ultimately influence global climate by affecting cloud formation in the atmosphere. Justin Seymour, a research fellow at the University of Technology Sydney, is the lead author of a paper published in the July 16 issue of Science that describes how a relative of the...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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