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New algorithms help interpret vision loss from digital images
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New algorithms help interpret vision loss from digital images

Technology that can take a three-dimensional image of the inside of the human eye is revolutionising eye care.

PhD researcher with a story to tell
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PhD researcher with a story to tell

PhD student Emma White’s memoir ‘Broken’ will be launched at Readings, Carlton on Tuesday June 13, 2017 at 6.30pm.

Remote drone surveillance maps horticulture crop health
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Remote drone surveillance maps horticulture crop health

Drones carrying high-resolution multi-spectral, hyper-spectral and thermal cameras are being used to develop monitoring systems to help growers assess the health of their crops.

Product and processing improvements add value to dairy supply chain
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Product and processing improvements add value to dairy supply chain

The stretch of mozzarella, the spread of cream cheese and a longer shelf life for products such as yoghurt are among the improvements Associate Professor Sally Gras is bringing to the Australian dairy industry as it competes for market share on the world stage.

Irrigation network automation improves efficiency and water productivity
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Irrigation network automation improves efficiency and water productivity

Enhanced by Australian innovations, several large-scale gravity-fed irrigation networks are now delivering water to farms more efficiently, leading to improved productivity of limited water resources.

Surgeons gain implant expertise with virtual training
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Surgeons gain implant expertise with virtual training

New technology has been developed at the University of Melbourne that allows visiting doctors to practise implanting a cochlear device within a simulated virtual-reality system.