Not-so-tough Teflon

Ever noticed how your non-stick cookware wears thin over time?  Scientists from Newcastle University and Flinders University have now been able to measure how millions of […]

Mobile kidney disease testing

A new portable medical device for monitoring and early detection of chronic kidney disease, which affects an estimated 9% of the world’s population, has been shown […]

Reducing plastic in gardens

With plastic waste a worldwide problem, consumers can take steps to reduce use and recycle more household packaging – including in their own backyard. A new […]

Device cracks milk protein

After gaining world attention by ‘unboiling’ egg protein, Flinders University scientists have now used an Australian-made novel thin film microfluidic device to manipulate Beta-lactoglobulin (β-lactoglobulin), the […]

Visionary bone damage study

A novel way to pinpoint and illuminate bone damage promises to make X-rays more efficient at diagnosing bone and other injuries, Flinders University researchers say. The […]

Smart solution to detect seafood spoilage

Existing methods for detecting seafood spoilage are far from satisfactory for ensuring food safety and security. To solve this problem, Flinders University researchers have constructed and […]

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. […]

Boost to develop microalgae into health foods

A new discovery may provide the crucial link that helps accelerate development of microalgae into beneficial human health supplements. Dietary supplementation of fatty acids produced from […]