Imagine if the drugs used during labour could target just the uterus. Researchers say a new method of drug infusion could operate a bit like a guided missile – without causing collateral damage to either mum or bub. The The University of Newcastle, Australia is working on safer births.
Epilepsy affects more than quarter of a million Australians. Now a revolutionary imaging technique offers new hope to those with the condition. It’s a world-first breakthrough by the team at Swinburne University of Technology #keepitclever.
Instead of a finger prick, imagine a wearable sensor like a smartwatch that provides continual glucose readings to people with diabetes. It could happen, say UOW: University of Wollongong, Australia researchers. #keepitclever
What if we could transform industrial waste into clean water? It’s happening already, thanks to researchers from Victoria University, Melbourne Australia. And the best part? It uses hardly any electricity and saves huge amounts of water. Way to #keepitclever
For a while there, high protein 'paleo' diets were all the rage. But now a new study suggests the exact opposite may be best as we age. Could it be that carbs can sustain the fountain of youth? University of Sydney is on the case. #keepitclever
Teaching kids how to keep their teeth healthy is even more crucial than we once thought. Not only can it prevent needless surgery – it could save them from health problems later in life. Thanks for the heads up, The University of Melbourne. #keepitclever
More than one in three Victorian mental health workers were physically assaulted over a 12 month period. A tool developed at Swinburne University of Technology is now helping to protect hospital staff worldwide. #keepitclever
Quantum computing is the space race of the 21st century. Now a new, more stable quantum bit puts UNSW (The University of New South Wales) and Centre for Quantum Computation & Communication Technology in a world-leading position #keepitclever
A new kind of ‘designer rice’ could help beat diabetes, cancer and obesity say scientists at the University of Tasmania. And with rice the staple diet of half the world's population, the potential benefits are huge… #keepitclever
How does the Milky Way form new stars? And where are the dwarf galaxies that surround it? The Australian National University's new map of the Milky Way will help answer the big questions. #keepitclever