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Moving with the power of thought
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Moving with the power of thought

A device the size of a matchstick, implanted next to the brain’s motor cortex, could one day help paralysed people move their limbs.

Can hackers turn off the lights?
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Can hackers turn off the lights?

Keeping our critical infrastructure safe from destructive cyber-attacks

Student Formula SAE team in race to top of field
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Student Formula SAE team in race to top of field

In a competitive field of over 30 local and international universities, MUR Motorsports achieved second place at the Formula SAE Australasia competition late last year. This is the highest position achieved in over 15 years of competing.

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Kinecting with the orang-utans

Computer and gaming technology is about to let orang-utans take charge at Melbourne Zoo.

Digital Pen Pals Make It Fun to Learn Chinese On Social Media
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Digital Pen Pals Make It Fun to Learn Chinese On Social Media

Can school children reaching across 8,000 kms of geographical and cultural barriers build friendships via social media that motivate them to learn Chinese?

Rapid Feedback for student learning
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Rapid Feedback for student learning

A new app created by learning specialists from the University of Melbourne will enable teachers to assess and provide helpful feedback in real time as students deliver oral presentations.