New tech for water and other industries

An improved clean and green means of coating materials for efficient wastewater treatment processes is now possible thanks to the Vortex Fluidic Device. The adaptability and […]

Renewable polymer has magnetic appeal

A new multi-functional material which can be used to purify water, as a recyclable construction material, and as a lightweight machine component for possible use in […]

Polymer battery a step closer

An international research team has moved closer to developing a more sustainable, rechargeable ‘organic’ battery model by doubling its energy storage capability. With the aim to […]

Associate Professor Sophie Leterme and Professor Mats Andersson at ASC reviewing the research. Image credit: ASC

Smooth sailing for bio-fouling research

Breakthrough experiments conducted at ASC’s deep submarine maintenance facility in Adelaide have demonstrated how electrically charged surface coatings can eliminate marine bio-fouling, or sea organism growth, […]

Good vibrations from renewable energy

Imagine a mobile phone charger that doesn’t need a wireless or mains power source. Or a pacemaker with inbuilt organic energy sources within the human body. […]

All pumped up for new-age rubber

Imagine a self-repairing rubber, or super-adhesive made entirely from waste materials. It sounds like science fiction or a scene from The Terminator, but researchers have discovered […]

Diving deep to develop marine surface solution

Unwanted organisms transported by sea present Australia and other countries with  biofouling and environmental problems that cost marine industries billions of dollars to eliminate. Flinders University […]

Step inside the world of nano – and vote 1

Ever wonder what happens under an electron microscope? The annual scientific photo competition from the Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology at Flinders University gives everyone […]