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Digital media are changing the face of buildings, and urban policy needs to change with them
Opinion

Digital media are changing the face of buildings, and urban policy needs to change with them

Architecture has opportunities that it never had before, and urban policy needs to keep up with these developments. Niels Wouters from the Microsoft Research Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces discusses.

It may not be beautiful but the new ten dollar note is pretty secure
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It may not be beautiful but the new ten dollar note is pretty secure

The new series of Australian banknotes are not a designer’s dream but they are the strongest yet in terms of preventing counterfeiting. Professor David Solomon from the Department of Chemical Engineering writes for The Conversation, along with Swinburne’s Professor Tom Spurling.

How diseases can be targeted using nanotechnology and why it’s difficult
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How diseases can be targeted using nanotechnology and why it’s difficult

The engineering of nanoparticles for biomedical applications remains challenging, particularly when moving from the test tube to biological environments. Dr Mattias Björnmalm and Professor Frank Caruso discuss.

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Australians left to monitor their own NBN broadband speeds

How do consumers know if they will be getting the high-speed NBN connection they were promised? Professor Thas Nirmalathas discusses.

Is technology addiction the same as drug addiction?
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Is technology addiction the same as drug addiction?

Dr Greg Wadley from the School of Computing and Information Systems discusses how technology can change a user’s mental and emotional state.

Why and how businesses should protect against data breaches from within
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Why and how businesses should protect against data breaches from within

To protect both themselves and their customers, companies need to secure their data. By Craig Horne, Strategic Information Security Consultant and PhD researcher in the School of Computing and Information Systems