Technology & Innovation
THE use of statistical techniques to interpret chemical information has played a key role in developing a more discriminating model for the forensic analysis of car paint.
THE engineer credited with influencing nearly all the oil and gas developments in north-west Western Australia last night was named the Scientist of the Year at the WA Science Awards.
WESTERN Australia’s Chief Scientist last night was inducted to the Science Hall of Fame at the WA Science Awards – and then announced in her thankyou speech that she would be stepping down from her role at the end of the year.
AUSTRALIA’S – and one of the world’s – newest supercomputers has barely opened but already it’s helping extend the boundaries of scientific research.
A TEAM of researchers from Curtin University has won the top prize at the WA Innovator of the Year Awards for devising a more effective method of producing oxygen for commercial uses.
PEOPLE living in hot climates throughout the world might soon find life a bit more bearable, thanks to a new, low-energy air conditioning system devised by WA designer Graeme Attey.
WEST Australian researchers have developed an advanced water decontamination process that turns toxic wastewater into near rainwater quality and which they believe could help Japan in its extensive clean-up of nuclear contaminated waters.
RESEARCHERS from Curtin University together with German scientists are trying to develop a new weather-related model, which could potentially improve climatological and weather forecasting.