New weapon for superbugs

A new liquid metal combination is shaping up as a potential secret weapon in the global fight against antimicrobial resistance, which is already rendering some antibiotic […]

Nano tech for better wine

A new ‘smart surface’ has been shown to successfully remove unwanted sulfur aromas from wine, opening up new opportunities for Australian winemakers. Developed by scientists from […]

Nature’s call to nanotech

Shark skin and dragonfly wings are two of nanotech researchers’ favourite things in new studies looking for solutions to maritime and medical mysteries. The microscopic makeup […]

Big step for hip implants

Infections after hip replacements and from orthopaedic device procedures can be complicated and lead to painful and repeat surgeries, with the chance of ‘superbugs’ leading to […]

Nano carriers made fit for purpose

A new approach to send ‘friendly’ nano-particles into a patient’s blood stream has shown promising results by modifying the surface of these potential drug, vaccine or […]