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Microscope mapping by touch drives emulsion innovation
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Microscope mapping by touch drives emulsion innovation

Nanoscale mapping made possible by atomic force microscopy (AFM) is helping Professor Ray Dagastine to pioneer new ways to formulate emulsions and improve their functionality.

RISER provides new data streams to assist bushfire decision-making
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RISER provides new data streams to assist bushfire decision-making

New weather monitoring networks, drones and cloud-sourced information are all being tested as part of a research collaboration targeting better planning and responses to bushfire emergencies in Victoria.

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Online community designed to support mental health for young people

Computing specialists and mental health professionals are collaborating to create a confidential online community that they hope can provide much-needed support for young people recovering from mental illness.

Intelligent controller to optimise robotic-aided stroke rehabilitation
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Intelligent controller to optimise robotic-aided stroke rehabilitation

The next generation of a robotic aid to help patients regain movement after a stroke is nearing completion as a result of an internationally collaborative initiative involving researchers at the University of Melbourne.

Fluid modelling helps predict heart disease outcomes
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Fluid modelling helps predict heart disease outcomes

The same mathematical equations and supercomputers used to model airflow around passenger jet liners are finding important new applications in medicine.

Hydrodynamic forces tapped for therapeutic purposes
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Hydrodynamic forces tapped for therapeutic purposes

Novel hydrodynamic modelling is helping to unravel the forces behind the life-threatening clumping of human proteins that can trigger type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, as well as many other conditions.